Haley McEwen

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Haley McEwen

LLB/B.Arts (1st class Hons), M.Soc Dev, GradDip Legal Practice

Senior Lecturer in Law
Port Macquarie

Haley McEwen is a Senior Lecturer and Discipline Lead for Law in the Centre for Law and Justice at Charles Sturt University. Haley holds a Bachelor of Arts/Law from the University of Sydney, with a triple major in English, Psychology and Education, First Class Honours in Law, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of New South Wales.

Haley has worked as a solicitor in New South Wales since 2004 and was admitted to the Federal Court and High Court of Australia in 2007. Haley has extensive experience working in commercial disputes and as a pro bono lawyer in the private commercial sector and as a Senior Solicitor and Clinic Supervisor in the legal assistance sector.

Haley has worked at Henry Davis York, Kingsford Legal Centre (University of New South Wales) and the Mid North Coast Legal Centre. She has served as a voluntary non-executive officer on a number of not for profit boards.  Haley frequently delivers community legal education and continuing professional development for lawyers and has a passion for educating law students about reflective practice, access to justice and holistic legal services.

Haley currently lectures in Introduction to the Australian Legal System, Equity and Trusts, Paramedic Law and Ethics, Ethics, Advocacy and Human Rights and Community Law and Culture.


  • LAW112 Introduction to the Australian Legal System
  • LAW218 Equity and Trusts
  • LAW314 Community Law and Culture: Regional, Rural and Remote and Indigenous Contemporary Issues
  • LAW546 Ethics, Advocacy and Human Rights
  • PHC190 Paramedic Law and Ethics

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