Personal details

Mr Craig Smith
Associate Professor in Practice
Faculty of Law,
Legal Practice
Discipline *
+61 7 3138 1267
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BAB - Barrister's and Solicitors Admission Board

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Craig has a Graduate Diploma in Law, and is a member of the private bar. He completed the Bar Practice Course at QUT in 2003, and was awarded the James Archibald Douglas prize. He has practiced in a wide range of areas, including

  • criminal law
  • family law
  • employment law
  • veterans affairs law.

Craig has taught on both the Legal Practice Course and Bar Practice Course for the past three years, and has been instrumental in the development of interactive and multimedia content, particularly for online course delivery.
Prior to joining the legal profession, Craig worked internationally for many years as a managing consultant in the areas of corporate governance, risk management and organisational change. He has significant experience as a project director in technical and organisational projects for government and international corporates. Craig is a member of the Bar Practice Course Committee, and is currently undertaking a Masters of Law through QUT.
Research interests

  • Therapeutic jurisprudence
  • Advocacy training.
This information has been contributed by Mr Craig Smith.


This information has been contributed by Mr Craig Smith.