Mr Nicholas Lennings

Nicholas Lennings
Graduate Teaching Assistant in Law / DPhil Candidate in Law
BA-Psych LLB(Hons) (Macq) LLM (Harvard)

Nicholas Lennings is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Criminal Law at Oriel College.

He has previously taught law at Macquarie University, Australia, practised as a solicitor in an international law firm and was employed as a judicial assistant at the Supreme Court of New South Wales.  

He is reading for a DPhil in Law at Oriel College, Oxford, focussing on the role of statistics within the law of evidence. He completed a Masters of Law at the Harvard Law School and BA-Psychology and Bachelor of Laws at Macquarie University, Australia. 

Associated courses
Research interests

Nicholas' research interests include Criminal Law, Evidence and Procedure, Equity and Trusts, Health Law, Public Law and Torts. He is also involved in research in the areas of Complex and Transnational Litigation (including Class Actions) and Anti-Corruption.

Selected publications

NJ Lennings, 'Forward, Gillick: Are competent children autonomous medical decision makers? New Developments in Australia' (2015) 2 Journal of Law and the Biosciences 459.

NJ Lennings and CJ Lennings, 'Assessing serious harm under the doctrine of doli incapax: A case study' (2014) 21 Psychiatry, Psychology and Law 791.

NJ Lennings, 'Assessing significant probative value for the purposes of admitting coincidence evidence post DSJ v R; NS v R' (2013) 17 The International Journal of Evidence and Proof 202 [Case Note].

NJ Lennings, 'Children and refusal of medical treatment: In urgent need of reform' (2013) 21 Journal of Law and Medicine 122.