Professor Vivien Holmes

BA/LLB (Hons)(1984); Grad Dip, Public Sector Admin.(1995); MSoc.Sc.(Int'l Dev't (2006)
Associate Professor
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • Law 1801
  • Legal Practice, Lawyering And The Legal Profession 180121

Research interests

Vivien's research interests include legal ethics, legal practice and the legal profession.


Vivien is a Professor in the ANU College of Law.  Her research interests include legal ethics, professionalism and the legal profession. Prior to joining ANU, Vivien worked as a litigation solicitor in private and government practice, a government legal policy officer, the Registrar of the NT Supreme Court, the NT Registrar of Probates, the NT Deputy Coroner and a Judicial Registrar of the NT Magistrates' Court. She has been a member of the Social Security Appeals Tribunal and is a member of the ACT Law Society's Complaints Committee.


Researcher's projects

Professional Identity Formation, Legal Ethics, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Lawyers and lawyering, Professional Legal Education, Legal profession


Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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