Karen Axford

Position:Lecturer,
Law
Location:B108,
Building B,
Mt Helen
Phone:5327 9489
Email:k.axford@federation.edu.au

Research

Research interests

  • Insolvency law and practice
  • Corporate law
  • Institutional economics
  • Business regulation
  • Law and economic development

Current research project

Doctoral studies: ‘The Role Insolvency Systems Play in Economic Development’

Biography

Karen is pursuing a second career as an academic. She began her professional career as an accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co in Sydney in the late 1980s. She is formerly an Official Receiver in Bankruptcy and Regional Commissioner for ASIC.

Qualifications

  • B Com (UQ)
  • M Bus Law (Adel)
  • LLM (QUT)

Teaching areas

Business law subjects including:

  • Organisations law
  • Corporations law
  • Tort law
  • Taxation law
  • Equity and trusts

Professional memberships and associations

  • CPA
  • GAICD