Professor Rowan Russell
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Rowan Russell was a partner for more than 25 years of Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), where he was a leading specialist in banking and finance law and capital markets. He has practised as a lawyer in Melbourne, Sydney, and London. When he retired at the end of 2011, Rowan became an Adjunct Professor of Law and a Sessional teacher for the Faculty. Rowan continued in those roles until the end of 2021. Rowan has taught several courses for the Faculty over many years in both Melbourne and Prato. The courses have been in the areas of corporate finance, debt capital markets and securities law. Rowan has published papers and contributed chapters in published books on many topics including debt capital markets, banking regulation, the liability of directors and of credit rating agencies and also in relation to the internationalisation of legal education. Rowan has been a member of the Securities Committee of the International Bar Association and the Academic Committee of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association.