Dr Crowley is a barrister admitted to practice in Western Australia, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory and elsewhere within Australia under mutual recognition legislation.
Experienced legal practitioner and law academic in both Western Australia and New South Wales.
Over ten years experience teaching law at Edith Cowan University. whilst maintaining a right of private practice as a barrister As an academic taught and co-ordinated a range of law units including criminal law, advanced criminal law, terrorism and the law, security and the law, public international law, coronial law and mortuary practice and the law of evidence. Other roles included mooting co-ordinator and course co-ordinator roles in law and forensic investigation and membership of ECU’s Security Research Institute. Research interests focused on international humanitarian law and terrorism.
During this period as an academic extensive involvement in key international mooting competitions as moot problem writer, finals judge, arbitrator, moot executive committee member and coach.
Previously in New South Wales experience as defence counsel in criminal law jury trials and conducting appellate work. For some ten years lecturer in criminal law and procedure with the Law Extension Committee within the University of Sydney and a revising examiner for the Legal Practice Board of New South Wales.
Before moving from New South Wales to Western Australia appointed visiting lecturer in law at Chongqing Technology and Business University, Chongqing, People’s Republic of China.
Professional associations and affiliations
From 2006 to 2019 the lead author of the moot problem and contributing author of the associated judges notes for the Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law mooting competition, an intervarsity competition for the Asia-Pacific Region. From 2006 to date a member of the final round bench.
Crowley, M., Kurnadi, F and Cassimatis, A (Eds) (2018) Australian Red Cross Handbook on International Humanitarian Law Mooting, Australian Red Cross.
Crowley, M. (Chief Editor) (2012) with ICRC, Introduction to International Humanitarian Law and IHL Moot in Asia-Pacific Region, Hong Kong Red Cross.
Shanley, A., Johnstone, M., Crowley, M & Szewczy, P. (2020) Australian Attitudes Towards Privacy of Information: Will COVID-19 Make a Difference? IFIP International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance, July 8 -10.
Hevron, A., & Crowley, M. (2019). Commentary: China and Africa. The Australasian Review of African Studies, 40(1), 111.
Dr. Junaid Chaudhry, Dr Michael Crowley, Assoc Prof Peter Roberts, Prof. Craig Valli and Prof. Jon Jon Hass POStCODE Middleware for Post-market Surveillance of Medical Devices for Cyber Security in Medical and Healthcare Sector in Australia. (2018) 12th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), Sydney Australia.
Crowley, M., Johnstone, M., (2016), Protecting corporate intellectual property: Legal and technical approaches. Business Horizons, 59(6), 623 - 633, Indiana, USA, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.bushor.2016.08.004.
Larsen, A., Crowley, M., (2015), Government as usual: politics and law as structural couples governing counter-terrorism in Australia. Griffith Law Review, 24(4), 519-547, Melbourne, VIC, Taylor & Francis Australasia, DOI: 10.1080/10383441.2015.1130569.
Crowley, M., Johnstone, M., (2014), I remember Richelieu: Is anything secure anymore?. The Proceedings of 7th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 27 - 32, Perth, W.A., ECU.