Dr Iain Field

Senior Lecturer

School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 344 31329


Iain joined the TC Beirne School of Law in 2019, prior to which he was a member of the Law Faculty at Bond University for a number of years. Iain’s primary research and teaching interests lie in the area of tort law, with a focus on defences and damages. His most recent work examines the nature and function of contributory negligence and its relationship with the rules of mitigation.

Iain’s work has been published in leading law journals, including the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, the Melbourne University Law Review, the University of New South Wales Law Journal and the Sydney Law Review. He has also co-authored articles with senior members of the judiciary and the academy and presented at both domestic and international legal conferences.

Iain has received a number of teaching and research awards, including the 2018 Law Students’ Association Teaching Award (Bond), the 2017 Faculty of Law Emerging Research Excellence Award (Bond), and the 2015 Stanley Shaw Bond Prize for Teaching Excellence (Bond).

Iain was the General Editor of the Bond Law Review from 2015–2019.


  • Masters of Law, Bond University
  • Postgraduate Diploma, The Nottingham Trent University
  • Bachelor of Arts Law, Napier University Edinburgh
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Bond University


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