B Com (with Merit) LLB (UNSW)
LLM (with Merit) (UCL)
Simone Degeling is a Professor of Law at UNSW Law, Australia. She is an expert in private law specialising in equity & trusts, remedies, the law of restitution and unjust enrichment and the intersection of civil procedure and private law doctrine.
Simone is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Law and the General Editor of the Journal of Equity. Additionally she is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Commonwealth Law, the Advisory Board of the SSRN eJournal of Fiduciary Law, a Fellow of The Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland and a member of the Academic Committee of the Banking and Financial Services Law Association. She is the Co-Director of the UNSW Law Private Law Policy & Research Group and was previously the Private Law Research Leader of the IMF Bentham Class Actions Initiative at UNSW Law.
Simone has written, co written or co-edited books on unjust enrichment and restitution law, equity and trusts, tort, remedies and contract. She has also published articles and essays on equity and trusts, unjust enrichment and restitution law, contract, tort and remedies. Simone teaches and accepts research students in equity and trusts, remedies and the law of restitution and unjust enrichment. Prior to her academic career, Simone worked as a commercial lawyer specialising in Banking and Finance law.
Faculty infrastructure project: edited collections (law): metadata repository & research metrics scoping study UNSW Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative (MREII 2017)
Project Officer and Technical Development and Support
UNSW Major Research Equipment and Infrastructure Initiative (MREII 2015)
Free access legal research infrastructure for the whole of the common law: completing commonlii. ARC LIEF Grant LE100100239 (2010)
Commonwealth Scholar (1995-1998).
General Editor, Journal of Equity
Advisory Board Member, Fiduciary Law e Journal
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Commonwealth Law
Academic and Learned Societies
Fellow, Australian Academy of Law
Fellow, Australian Centre for Private Law, University of Queensland
Specialist Legal Bodies
Academic Board Member, Banking and Financial Services Law Association
Visiting Academic Appointments
Visiting Fellow, Keble College Oxford (2009)
Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (2011, 2014)
UNSW Law Service
Co Director, Private Law Policy & Research Group
UNSW Law Director of Research (2013-2015)
Chair, Faculty Staffing and Hiring Advisory Committee (2012)
UNSW Law Director of Postgraduate Research (2006-2009)
My Research Supervision
Simone is currently supervising 3 PhD students across a range of topics in equity and trusts, law of restitution, contract, remedies, property and private law theory.
Simone teaches in Equity and Trusts, the Law of Restitution and the Law of Remedies.