meet our tutors

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Dr Ben Wardle
Availability: Weekdays

Ben is a passionate legal academic who has lectured law for over a decade. As someone who has marked thousands of assessment items over the years, Ben knows what academics are looking for and can help you develop the skills to meet their expectations. Drawing on his experience teaching property law, commercial law, criminal law, equity and trusts, legal theory, legal research, planning and environmental law, and constitutional law, Ben can help you improve your writing, researching, and legal problem solving abilities.

Chris Dobbs

Only available upon request

Chris is what we call a legal futurist and is extremely passionate about 'totally redefining the way we do law'. He loves advocacy, is a Barrister and holds a Masters in Litigation. His professional experience ranges from a top-tier law firm to being an in-house lawyer for corporate regulators. If you want help with developing your legal writing and tutoring for pretty much any legal subject, Chris is your guy! 

Kevin Osborn
Availability: weekdays & weekends

Kevin has over 20 years of practising and teaching experience in Australia and abroad including New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong. Our favourite thing about Kevin is his passion and dedication to help students learn and enjoy the law and studying - at the end of the day, you should always love what you're doing right? 


Steven Pidgeon
Availability: By appointment

Steven is a recent Graduate from Griffith University, Queensland. He holds a Bachelor of
Laws (Class I Honours) and Bachelor of Business (with Distinction, Major in Human
Resources Management). Steven received the University Medal for Academic Excellence and is
passionate about learning and helping others to learn. Having achieved a GPA of 6.65, he is
well-experienced in academic writing and legal research, including having completed his
year-long Honours Legal Research Thesis, which achieved a High Distinction and is
currently seeking publication. He also works part-time as a Research Assistant for the Griffith
Law School, and is currently completing his Practical Legal Training (PLT) with Leo Cussen
Centre for Law, expected to graduate with Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in July and
seeking admission as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland in August 2022. Steven
is well-placed to support your legal studies and help you achieve the results you’re seeking.


Elizabeth Danaher
Availability: By appointment

Elizabeth is a recent Graduate from Griffith University. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Major in Sociology and Linguistics). Elizabeth received the Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence consecutively from 2017 to 2021. Having tutored both at the GUMURRII Student Success Unit and privately, she enjoys assisting students with their studies and making learning a meaningful experience. Elizabeth's love for law, writing and research comes from her experience as Editor-in-Chief at the Griffith Journal of Law & Human Dignity, Research Assistant for the Griffith Law School, and her completion of an Honours Legal Research Thesis. Elizabeth is currently preparing her Honours Thesis for publication, co-writing an article with legal scholars from a recent research scholarship project, and will shortly be commencing her Practical Legal Training at QUT. Elizabeth can help you with your legal writing, research, and problem-solving abilities.