Benedict Coxon

Career Development Fellow, Hertford College


Benedict undertook undergraduate studies in Law at The University of Adelaide and an Associateship (Judicial Assistantship) at the Federal Court of Australia before his election as Rhodes Scholar for South Australia and subsequent doctoral studies at Magdalen College, Oxford.  He returns to Oxford after a period in legal practice in London.  He has held visiting academic appointments at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and The University of Western Australia.

Research Interests

Benedict’s primary area of research is statutory interpretation. His work covers related public law issues and extends to comparative public law, with a focus on Commonwealth countries.