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Dr Catherine Brown
Faculty of Business & Law,
School of Law
Discipline *
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Professtional Doctorate (Queensland University of Technology), Master of Laws (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Laws (Southern Cross University), Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Southern Cross University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Certified Practising Accountant – CPA Australia

Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) – Tax Institute of Australia

Academic member of INSOL and Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)


Corporate law and governance, Insolvency law, Taxation law, Consumer law, ACHLR

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


Catherine Brown is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at QUT. Catherine lectures in a number of areas, including insolvency and corporate law, taxation and real property.

Catherine’s current research interests include

  • the intersection of insolvency and taxation laws
  • insolvency and bankruptcy law
  • impact of technology on the legal profession
  • scholarship of legal education

Catherine has had extensive experience with the Queensland and NSW government sectors, as an accountant and policy advisor. She also has experience in the private sector, predominately in the area of taxation law.

Catherine is a member of the Consumer Policy and Regulation Research Program and the Planning for Healthy Ageing Research Program.

This information has been contributed by Dr Catherine Brown.


Units Currently Taught

  • LLH474 Insolvency Law
  • LLB301 Real Property Law
  • LWN601 Professional Project in Law
  • LLB305 Corporate Law
This information has been contributed by Dr Catherine Brown.


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