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Micheal Quilter
  • Title: Dr.
  • Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: PhD (Macq), BA (Macq), LLB (NSW), LLM (Macq).

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Areas of Expertise

  • Company Law
  • Bankruptcy History

Profile

Michael Quilter joined Macquarie University in 1991. Prior to this he worked in private practice as a solicitor. His areas of expertise are company law and the history of bankruptcy. His teaching involves a combination of commercial realities, task orientation, clarity, and engagement.

Professional Certifications:

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales with Supreme Court of New South Wales

Education

  • Master of Laws (by research): Early English Bankruptcy (Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Law: (The University of New South Wales)
  • Bachelor of Arts: English (Macquarie University)
  • Certificate in Higher Education: (Macquarie University)
  • PhD: "The Idea of Bankruptcy - more than law" (Macquarie University)

Research awards

  • Research Excellence (ECR) Award, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University, 2013

Publications

journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • Development of bankruptcy process in the late Republic and its relationship to modern bankruptcy, (2013) 21 Insolvency Law Journal 125
  • Bankruptcy and Order, (2013) 39 Monash University Law Review 188
  • "Writers and their Personal Crusades: Defoe and Bankruptcy" (2010) 10 Contemporary Issues in Law 330
  • "The XII Tables as part of bankruptcy's narrative: Identifying creditors' collective rights" (2011) 19 Insolvency Law Journal 91
  • "Shakespeare and Bankruptcy" (2012) 20 Insolvency Law Journal 105

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  • Company Law Perspectives - publisher: Thomson Reuters (Lawbook Co) 1st ed. 2012; 2nd ed. 2014
  • The Company Law Notes - publisher: Thomson Reuters (Lawbook Co) 1st ed. 2004; 2nd ed. 2006; 3rd ed. 2008; 4th ed. 2010

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Media Mentions

  • Photo relating to Michael Quilter contributed to a piece in The ConversationMichael Quilter contributed to a piece in The Conversation

  • Publication: The Conversation
    Title:  Commonwealth Bank 'truly sorry', but independent review doubts
    Date: 7 July 2014

    Dr Michael Quilter from the Department of Accounting and Corporate  Governance contributed to the Conversation piece "Commonwealth Bank 'truly sorry', but independent review doubts."

  • Photo relating to Michael Quilter spoke on ABC Newsradio EveningsMichael Quilter spoke on ABC Newsradio Evenings

  • Publication: ABC Newsradio

    Title:  ASIC's handling of the rogue financial planners at the Commonwealth Bank

    Date: 3 July 2014

    Dr Michael Quilter from the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance spoke on ABC Newsradio Evenings about ASIC's handling of the rogue financial planners at the Commonwealth Bank, and the Senate Inquiry's call for a Royal Commission both organisations.

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