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Macquarie Law School

David Mullan

Law School HDR Student - David MullanPosition:  Lecturer
Tel: +61 (2) 9850 4276
Fax: +61 (2) 9850 7686
Location:  6 First Walk, Room 605




Dr David Mullan is an associate lecturer and PhD candidate at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Prior to teaching at Macquarie University, David worked throughout Australia and the Middle East as a corporate lawyer specialising in Mergers and Acquisitions. During this time David represented companies in a number of mergers and acquisitions including the $2.5 billion Petronas / Santos Gladstone LNG project and the $8 billion takeover bid by Lion Nathan for Coca Cola Amatil. During this time David also worked on a number of significant corporate cases including ASIC v Hellicar & Ors (2012) 286 ALR 501. David has taught in areas of corporate law, business law, property law and legal ethics. David's thesis is an empirical examination of the regulation of derivative financial market products which derive their basic value from electricity assets. David's research interests are corporate law, regulation, financial markets law and property law.  


BBA/LLB (Hons I) (Macquarie University), PhD Candidate (Macquarie University).

Teaching Responsibilities

  • LAWS256 -  Business Organisations (Convenor)
  • LAW 456 -  Business Organisations (Convenor)

Research Interests

  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Debt and equity fundraising
  • International investment
  • Regulation and legal governance
  • Financial markets
  • Property law

Recent Seminars and Presentations

  • 'Corporate Law in Australia: Structuring an Enterprise for your Business Environment' presented to Chinese Business Delegation at Sydney University 2015.
  • 'Structuring for Prosperity' presented to Chinese Business Delegation at Sydney University 2015.  
  • 'Pre-Colonial Energy Regulation in Australia' presented at the Australia and New Zealand Law and History Conference, University of Technology Sydney 2013.