Australian Law Dictionary

Third Edition

Trischa Mann

Australian Law Dictionary

Third Edition

Trischa Mann






10 Oct 2017




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The Australian Law Dictionary is a key reference for those who need familiarity with, and a comprehensive knowledge of, Australian legal terms.

Designed specifically for students, the ALD uses clear and concise language and explores the terms encountered in everyday practice, focusing on core legal knowledge and practice areas. Entries are cross-referenced with their related concepts, giving students a broader understanding of their context within the body of law, while the first sentence of each entry provides a quick, basic overview to quickly familiarise students with the term.

Written, reviewed and edited by legal experts, this edition features new terms relating to taxation, business law and company law and has been updated to include relevant cases and legislation.

Key Features

  • Focused on core legal knowledge and practice areas (Priestley 11) and mapped around key legal topic areas
  • Extended entries for core topics & complex terms
  • Developed in response to student & lecturer feedback
  • Appendices


How To Use This Dictionary
A–Z Of Dictionary Entries


  • Law Report And Medium Neutral Case Citations
  • Popular Case Names
  • Australian Prime Ministers
  • Justices Of The High Court Of Australia


Trischa Mann – General Editor of the Australian Law Dictionary, third edition.

Student Resources

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Each print copy of the Australian Law Dictionary, third edition, comes with access to Oxford Ascend Student Resources including:
  • Interactive activities covering key areas of law including the Priestley 11
    • Multiple-choice questions
    • Drop and drag questions
    • Key terms finder
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