Dr Jamie Fellows is Head of Law at the College of Business, Law and Governance at James Cook University. He is also the Director of the JCU Tax Clinic, the Coordinator of the Work Integrated Learning Program for Law and the Honours Coordinator for Law.

Jamie's research interests and publications underscores his interest in a range of topics in law and ethics including youth justice, criminal sentencing and war crimes. Jamie's PhD topic investigated the US Army war crimes trials of the Japanese that were conducted in Manila after the Pacific War. 

Nationally, Jamie is a member of the Council of Australian Law Deans and the Regional Law Assistance Forum in Queensland. He sits on a number of University committees such as the Curriculum Management Committee, Research Committee and the Teaching and Learning Committee. 

Jamie is involved closely with the legal profession in North and Far North Queensland and regularly facilitates educational and career-oriented events for students. In 2022 Jamie was invited to join the Mabo decision 30th Anniversary Committee that hosted a series of events around this important constitutional milestone.  

Since 2015 he has been involved with the St Vincent De Paul Volunteer Refugee Assistance Program in Townsville.

Prior to commencing at JCU, Jamie held several positions within the private and public sectors in Japan and Australia.  

  • LA4043: Multidisciplinary Project (Level 4; CNS)
  • LA4047: Research Dissertation B: Part 1 of 2 (Level 4; CNS & TSV)
  • Administrative Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • International Law
  • LA3006 Administrative Law – SP2: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA1104 Legal Concepts – SP2: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA4038 Legal Ethics and Trust Accounts – SP1: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA1101 Legal Institutions and Processes – SP1: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • 2021 to present - Head of Law, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2021 to present - Director of the JCU Tax Clinic, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2020 to present - WIL Coordinator, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2020 to present - Honours Coordinator, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2019 to present - Course Coordinator Law, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2016 to present - Invited reviewer, James Cook University Law Review (James Cook University, College of Business, Law and Governance)
  • 2015 to present - Refugee Assistance Program volunteer, St Vincent De Paul (Townsville)
  • 2019 to 2021 - First Year Coordinator, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2019 to 2021 - Human Ethics Advisor, CBLG (Townsville)
  • 2016 - Invited reviewer, Cambridge University Press (Adelaide)
  • 2015 - Invited reviewer, Flinders Law Journal (Flinders Law School, Adelaide)
  • 2012 to 2014 - co-opted Member of the FLBCA Research Committee, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2011 - Guest Presenter, Morgan Stanley Japan Group Co Ltd (Yumiko Shito Vice President) (Ebisu Garden Place Tower, Tokyo Japan)
  • 2011 - Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University (School of Law, Townsville)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives
  • 2020 - James Cook University Inclusive Practice Teaching Award
  • 2019 - $3000 CBLG/JCU Singapore Cross Collaboration Grant
  • 2017 - $3000 CBLG Curriculum Development Grant to redevelop LA1101 Legal Institutions and Processes for online and external delivery.
  • 2017 - $7000 CBLG Curriculum Development Grant for the complete new design of LA1022 and LA4012 Public International Law for online and external delivery.
  • 2011 - FLBCA Finalist, My Research in 3 Minutes HDR Student Category
  • 2010 - Faculty of Law Business and Creative Arts - 2010 Sessional Award Recipient for the contribution to learning in the teaching community and in the facilitation and promotion of high quality student learning
  • 2021 to 2024 - $300,000 ($100,000 per annum x 3 years), Australian Taxation Office, Tax Clinic Grant - First grant received 2020.
  • 2001 to 2003 - Australian/ New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ)
  • 2001 to 2003 - American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ)
  • 2021 - $55,000 Townsville Youth Development Strategic Plan (TYDSP Report) - Joint consultancy Headed by Dr Mark David Chong, Associate Professor Amy Forbes and Dr Jamie Fellows

These are the most recent publications associated with this author. To see a detailed profile of all publications stored at JCU, visit ResearchOnline@JCU. Hover over Altmetrics badges to see social impact.

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 39+ research outputs authored by A/Prof Jamie Fellows from 2011 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • A Theoretical and Empirical Socio-legal Study of the addition of a coaching program to the Dispute System Design of the Australian Taxation Office (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • This Project will Investigate Potential Conflicts in Perceptions between the Professional Accounting Bodies and the Tax Practitioners Board in Complying with Accountability and Acting in the Public Interest under the Tax Agents Services Act (2009) (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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