Kayleen Manwaring joined the School of Taxation and Business Law in 2012.
Her research interests lie at the intersection between emerging technologies, particularly information technology, and the law of contract, consumer protection and competition law, intellectual property law and corporations law. She is a researcher in the UNSW/Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation. She is currently undertaking PhD study on the implications for consumer contracts of the Internet of Things and associated technologies.
She teaches corporations and business associations law and intellectual property law.
She is a member of the Consumer Data Research Network, the Women’s Private Law Network, and the Corporate Law Teachers Association. Her work has been cited by the Organisation for Economic Development, the NSW Law Reform Commission, and the United States Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration. She has acted as a reviewer for the international journals Computer Law & Security Review, the International Journal of Law & Information Technology, and the Internet Policy Review.
Prior to joining the School of Taxation & Business Law, Kayleen also taught law in the Business & Economics Faculty at Macquarie University. Until March 2012, she spent many years working as a commercial lawyer and in law firm management, in Sydney and London. Her work in practice primarily focussed on technology acquisition and licensing, intellectual property, and communications.