Professor Michael Quinlan
BA LLB LLM (UNSW) PLTC (CL) MA (THEOST) (with High Dist.)(UNDA)
Professor Quinlan is a Professor of Law and Dean of the School of Law, Sydney at The University of Notre Dame Australia. Prior to joining Notre Dame in 2013, Professor Quinlan had a distinguished career of over 23 years at the commercial law firm Allens where he was a commercial litigation partner for more than 14 years. Professor Quinlan was a long-time member of that firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Professor Quinlan is the Junior Vice President of the St Thomas More Society, a director of Freedom For Faith, a board member of the Legal Profession Admissions Board and the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Anti-Slavery Taskforce and a contributing member of the Wilberforce Foundation. He has a deep interest in the relationship between law and morality and law and religion. Professor Quinlan is married to Kate and they have four children Edmund, Brigid, Sinead and Liam.