Dr Jenny Ng

Lecturer in Law

Degrees and Relevant Appointments

  • LLB (Hons) (University of London)
  • LLM (IP/IT & eCommerce) (Bond University)
  • SJD (Doctor of Juridical Science) (Queensland University of Technology)
  • GDLP (College of Law, Sydney)
  • GCTLHE (Charles Darwin University)
  • CDU Lecturer in Law (2013- present)
  • QUT Associate Lecturer (2010 – mid 2011)
  • ATC Lecturer in Law (in the University of London programme) & LLB Finals Course Coordinator (1996 – 2001)
  • Legal Research Officer Supreme Court of Queensland (2011- 2012)
  • Assistant Manager (Research) and Knowledge Officer (Shearn Delamore & Co) (2001 -2003)
  • Research Assistant (Bond University) (2003 -2004)
  • Admitted as a Solicitor at the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • Board Member, Electronic Frontiers Australia (2013-2015), Life member form 2016 onwards
  • Member of the CDU Faculty Board (2014-2016)
  • Member of the CDU Research Committee (2013 – 2015)
  • Member of the CDU Faculty Teaching & Learning Committee (2016 – current)
  • Chair, Teaching and Learning Committee (Law School) (2017 – current)

Research Experience

Dr Jenny Ng has conducted research extensively in the academia and in practice. She has about 10 years of research experience, having conducted research in academia/ universities, an overseas top tier law firm, the courts and barrister's chambers. She has also held the position of the Legal Research Officer of the Supreme Court of Queensland where she conducted research for judges and magistrates at the Queensland Courts.

Her doctoral research in domain names has won a research paper prize in the University of Queensland and an Australian grant. In 2012, she published her doctoral thesis as a monograph with Routledge, Taylor & Francis (UK). Jenny has presented in New South Wales, Queensland and Melbourne. She has made presentations in universities such as the University of Queensland and the University of Sydney. Jenny has also peer reviewed for Media International Australia and the UNSW Law Journal.

In 2014, Jenny was appointed as one of the seven ambassadors who helped lead discussions at the Australian Internet Governance Forum (auIGF) in Melbourne, which was held as a pre-cursor to the United Nations’ global Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. auIGF ambassadors contribute to the outcomes of domestic discussions and report on the outcomes in Turkey.  Jenny attended both forums in Melbourne and Turkey. She is also a nominee of the Vice-Chancellor's Research Excellence Award in 2014.

  • IT Law
  • IP Law
  • Cybercrime & Digital Evidence
  • Media & Telecommunications Law
  • eCommerce
  • Economic analysis of law
  • Privacy & Personality Rights
  • Teaching & Learning
  • IP aspects in Sports Law
  • International law

Teaching Experience

Jenny has taught Australian and English law in Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia for several years. She currently teaches Private International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Public Law, Consumer Law and Constitutional Law. She has previously taught Cyber Law, Company Law, Contract Law, European Law and Administrative Law. 

Jenny has coordinated several units in CDU such as Private International Law, Competition and Consumer Law, Professorial Responsibility, Introduction to Public Law, Intellectual Property Law, Constitutional Law, Dispute Resolution and Cyber Law.  She has also had experience in assisting to design a new subject called ‘Entertainment Law’ whilst she was working at QUT. 

Professional and Community Engagement

Jenny was a Board Member of the Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA), a national advocacy organisation concerned with the rights and interests of individuals in relation to networked technologies. She also held an Executive position, as the Secretary of the EFA Board. Jenny has previously worked as a volunteer in the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House.

Jenny has also chaired a workshop on Privacy in the Australian Internet Governance Forum in Melbourne and was part of the Australian Internet Governance Forum in Turkey.

Grants and Research Prizes

  • auDA Foundation Grant 2007/08
  • Innovation@CDU Grant 2013 (Project Lead: Online Moot Project)
  • Best Research Paper Prize in the University of Queensland’s PhD Colloquium

  • auIGF Ambassador 2014

Research Supervision

Jenny has supervised research students and is available to supervise doctoral candidates, as well as postgraduate and honours research students.She has also sat in a panel of examiners for a Masters thesis.

Papers and Publications

Monograph/ Major Publication

  • Jenny Ng "The Domain Name Registration System: Liberalisation, Consumer Protection and Growth Routledge Research in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law” (Routledge, Taylor & Francis (UK), 2012). Paperback edition published in 2014.

Jenny has assisted in sub-editing the Supreme Court of Queensland History Programme Year Book 2011.

See Dr Jenny Ng's list of selected articles.

Dr Jenny Ng


T: 8946 6839
E: jenny.ng@cdu.edu.au
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909