Mark Lunney is a Professor in the School of Law at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. He trained as a solicitor in Brisbane before obtaining an LLM from the University of Cambridge. Between 1991-2003 he was lecturer, senior lecturer and reader at the School of Law, King's College London. He was an Associate Professor in the School of Law at the University of New England between 2003-2011 and from 2011-2012 he was Professor and Director of Research in the ANU College of Law. His research interests are the law of tort, and the history of the common law and legal profession. He currently holds an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant for his project on ‘The history of tort law in Australia 1901-1945’, has been a Chief Investigator on two ARC LEIF grants as part of Austlii’s ‘Legal History Library’ project, and has published extensively on the law of torts and legal history in both Australia and the United Kingdom (see, for example, Barker, Cane, Lunney & Trindade, The Law of Torts in Australia (5th edn, 2012) and Lunney & Oliphant, Tort Law: Text and Materials (5th edn, 2013). He is also a contributing editor to the practitioners’ reference work Tort Law (3rd edn, 2015, Butterworths Common Law Series). He is the inaugural Australian member of the World Tort Law Society.