The Law Faculty is pleased to announce that the Hon J Dyson Heydon, formerly a Justice of the High Court of Australia, has been appointed a Visiting Professor at Oxford commencing in 2013-14. Dyson Heydon  was a Vinerian Scholar at Oxford, a Fellow in Law at Keble College, and Dean and Professor of Law at Sydney before commencing his distinguished career at bar and bench. His scholarly work encompasses the law of trusts, evidence and torts, and he will be contributing advanced teaching in such areas at Oxford, notably in the BCL. Dyson Heydon has been an important presence in Oxford's intellectual life in recent years, and we are delighted now to welcome him back as a member of the Faculty.