Professor Andrew Lynch is Acting Dean at UNSW Law. He has also served as Head of School and Deputy Dean for the Law School. He teaches and researches in the field of Australian constitutional law. His research concentrates on the topics of federalism, judicial dissent, judicial appointments reform, and legal responses to terrorism. He is an author of Equity and Trusts (2001 and 2005), What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia’s Anti-Terror Laws (2006), Inside Australia’s Anti-terrorism Laws and Trials (2014), Blackshield & Williams’ Australian Constitutional Law and Theory (6th ed, 2014; 7th ed, 2018) and Australia's Greatest Judicial Crisis - The Tim Carmody Affair (2016). He is a co-editor of Law and Liberty in the War on Terror (2007), Counter-Terrorism and Beyond: The Culture of Law and Justice After 9/11 (2010), Tomorrow’s Federation: Reforming Australian Government (2012) and the editor of Great Australian Dissents (2016).
Between 2008-2013, Andrew was the Director of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at UNSW and he continues to work on research housed within the Centre’s Judiciary Project.