Mr Matthew Nelson

Mr Matthew Nelson


Master of Laws (International Law), University College London

Bachelor of Laws (Hons), UNSW

Bachelor of Social Science, UNSW

Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Law & Justice
School of Law, Society & Criminology

Matthew lectures in evidence and criminal law. He has more than ten years’ experience in practice, including as a federal prosecutor and as a solicitor for a number of state and federal government agencies. He has also worked on key reform projects at the NSW Law Reform Commission and the Australian Human Rights Commission. Matthew was also based in the United Kingdom for several years, assisting in the representation of victims of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in international and domestic criminal proceedings.

My Teaching

  • Court Process, Evidence and Proof (LAWS2351/JURD7251)
  • Crime and the Criminal Process (LAWS1021/JURD7121)
  • Criminal Laws (LAWS1022/JURD7122)