Legal and Compliance
We strive to ensure our services are independent, contemporary and of the highest quality. Our expertise and capabilities are aligned with the core functions of the University.
The University General Counsel is the only staff member authorised to receive subpoenas for the production of documents.
The University of Newcastle values the privacy of it students, staff, alumni and members of the public who come in contact with the University.
The University of Newcastle recognises an individual’s right to raise an issue or concern regarding the conduct of the University’s operations, services, staff and facilities, and the applications of its policies and procedures.
As University of Newcastle staff members, we are public officials. This means if you suspect, or become aware of any fraud, corruption, misconduct or maladministration in relation to any aspect of the University’s operations, it is a matter of public interest and you have a responsibility to report it.
Legal and Compliance is responsible for managing the University’s Trademark register, which includes managing the application and approval process for trademarks on behalf of responsible business units.
Legal and Compliance Team
The Legal and Compliance team deploys its years of experience and expertise to a diverse range of legal issues and projects throughout the University. The team are committed to the efficient and effective delivery of legal services to University stakeholders.
- Daniel Bell (General Counsel)
- Aimee Allan (Senior Legal Counsel)
- Joerg Schneider (Acting Senior Legal Counsel)
- Tess van Weerdenburg (Legal Counsel)
- Daisy Davis (Legal Counsel)
- Kate Miller (Legal Counsel)
- Angus Rogers (Legal Counsel)
- Joel McLean (Complaints and Compliance Officer)
- Cheryl Wilson (Legal and Compliance Assistant)
- Louise Hodson (Legal and Compliance Executive Assistant)
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.