Dr Darryn Jensen

B Com, LLB (Hons), LLM, PhD
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Law
T: 6125 4454

Areas of expertise

  • Equity And Trusts Law 180112
  • Property Law (Excl. Intellectual Property Law) 180124
  • Legal Theory, Jurisprudence And Legal Interpretation 180122

Research interests

Trustee's obligations and remedies for breaches of trustees' obligations. Common law adjudication, in particular the differences between 'judge made' law and legislation and the relationship/interaction between the two bodies of law. The structure of private law and the distinction between private law and public law. The law relating to charitable and religious institutions.

Researcher's projects

  • The role of 'policy' in private law cases - what does 'policy' mean?
  • Conditions in restraint of marriage in testamentary dispositions (and other examples of 'public policy' invalidity)
  • The relationship and tensions between historical methods and interpretive methods of legal research

Current student projects

Are interests under discretionary trusts 'property' for the purposes of the Family Law Act 1975?


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