Dr Justin Malbon specialises in consumer law and international trade law. He is currently
an adjunct Professor at Griffith University, previously he was a Professor at the Monash
Law School, a former dean at Griffith, an Adjunct Research Fellow of the Australian
Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture, a Visiting Scholar at the Law School and
Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College at Cambridge University (2007), and a Visiting Fellow
at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
He has authored 8 books written numerous chapters in other books, published articles,
reports conference papers and research papers in his areas of expertise.
Justin was a board member of the Queensland Competition Authority, and a panel
member of the Financial Ombudsman Service and a member of the Superannuation
In his university days he ran a radio program interviewing notables in South Australia.
Dr Malbon talks about:
His Outside In radio program;
Starting his own law firm a year after finishing law school;
The critical role of administrative staff for a junior lawyer;
Being so stressed he lost his hearing during a trial when he was questioning a
His involvement in the Mabo case;
His foray into movie making;
How he got his first job in academia;
Practical advice for anyone seeking a career in academia and the law;
and so much more
Joining me to interview Dr Malbon is Catherine Uhr, a practising lawyer for more than
25 years and a very good friend.
My thanks to both Dr Justin Malbon and Catherine Uhr.
Find out more information about Dr Malbon including a list of all his publications at
The latest book can be found at: https://www.amazon.com/ASEAN-Consumer-Law-