Tim Lindsey "is an ARC Federation Fellow and Director of the Asian Law Centre, which he joined in 1990 and Associate Dean (International). He is also Co-Director of the Centre for Islamic Law and Society (formerly, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam).
"He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne Law School and completed his doctoral thesis in Indonesian studies. He teaches and researches Indonesian law, syariah (Islamic law), comparative law and law reform in developing countries. He researches and teaches in Bahasa Indonesia, is a member of the Board of the Australia-Indonesia Institute and is a practicing member of the Victorian Bar.
"His publications include Indonesia: Law & Society; Indonesia After Soeharto: Prospects for Reform; Indonesia: Bankruptcy, Law Reform and the Commercial Court; and Corruption in Asia (with Howard Dick). He is a founding editor of the Australian Journal of Asian Law."