Professor Rowan Russell
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Rowan was a partner of Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) for more than 25 years before his retirement at the end of 2011. Rowan has been a leading specialist in banking and finance law and capital markets, and has practised in Melbourne, Sydney and London.
Rowan is qualified and has practised as both an Australian and English lawyer. Rowan teaches in the areas of corporate finance, debt capital markets and securities law. He is a member of the Securities Committee of the International Bar Association and the Academic Committee of the Banking & Financial Services Law Association. He has recently contributed chapters to published international reviews of Banking Regulation and International Capital Markets. His most recent published conference papers have been on legal education and the Australian law and regulation of company directors.