Marnie Manning, PhD Candidate
Marnie is a PhD Candidate at the Faculty of Law, a researcher and practising lawyer. Her PhD involves a theoretical and empirical study on how Australian judges and medical practitioners approach medical treatment decision-making for seriously ill young people.
Marnie has also practised as a commercial lawyer for over thirteen years, most recently as Group General Counsel for the Unitised Building group and previously as Group Corporate Counsel Asia Pacific for the Associated British Foods plc group. She has held various Board and executive appointments throughout her career, including as a Non-Executive Director of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine, Member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Commercial Law Executive and Law Member for Monash University’s Human Research Ethics Committee. She has delivered a broad range of lectures and speaking engagements in Australia and overseas, has taught Contract Law as a Teaching Associate at Monash University and is a Research Fellow at La Trobe University’s Faculty of Law.
She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws from Deakin University, a mini MBA from Boston University and a Certificate in Governance and Risk Management from the Governance Institute of Australia. Since 2012, she has consistently ranked in IAM’s World’s Leading 300 Intellectual Property Strategists.