- Ms Nicola Howell
Faculty of Law,
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Master of Law (LLM) (Griffith University), Bachelor of Science (Honours) (The University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Laws (The University of Melbourne), Bachelor of Laws (University of Melbourne)
Nicola joined the Faculty in June 2008. Prior to her appointment at QUT, Nicola was the inaugural Director of the Centre for Credit and Consumer Law, an academic centre based at Griffith University.
Nicola has also previously held senior research and policy positions in the community, government and private sector. She has been a member of the Executive of the Consumers’ Federation of Australia for a number of years.
Nicola’s research and policy interests are in Consumer Law, Consumer Credit Law, and Consumer Bankruptcy Law, and she has extensive experience working with consumer and community organisations on consumer policy and law reform issues.
- Howell N, Wilson T, (2008) The limits of competition: reasserting a role for consumer protection and fair trading regulation in competitive markets, The Yearbook of Consumer Law 2009 p147-174
- Wilson T, Howell NJ, Sheehan G, (2009) Protecting the most vulnerable in consumer credit transactions, Journal of Consumer Policy p117-140
- Howell NJ, (2009) National consumer credit laws, financial exclusion and interest rate caps: the case for diversity within a centralised framework, Competition and Consumer Law Journal p212-233
- Howell N, (2005) Searching for a national consumer policy reform program?, Competition and Consumer Law Journal p294-304
- Howell N, Wilson T, (2005) Access to consumer credit: the problem of financial exclusion in Australia and the current regulatory framework, Macquarie Law Journal p127-148
- Howell N, (2006) Catching up with consumer realities: The need for legislation prohibiting unfair terms in consumer contracts, Australian Business Law Review p447-465
- Howell N, (2008) Developing a consumer policy for the 21st Century, Alternative Law Journal p80-85
- Howell N, (2007) Preventing consumer credit over-commitment and irresponsible lending in Australia, The Yearbook of Consumer Law 2007 p387-394
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.