Dr Felicity Bell

BA/LLB (Hons I) (University of Melbourne

PhD (University of Sydney)

Felicity Bell is a Research Fellow for the Law Society of NSW's Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession (FLIP) research stream, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation, at UNSW Law, Sydney. She was previously a Lecturer at the University of Wollongong Law School, Wollongong and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons I) from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from the University of Sydney Law School. Felicity’s research background is in family law, children’s law, and legal professionalism, identity construction and best practice among lawyers. She has published in highly ranked journals and her work has been cited with approval in judgments of the Family Court of Australia.

Journal articles

Bell F, 2020, 'A Tale of Two Courts', Journal of Judicial Administration, vol. 29, pp. 118 - 135, http://sites.thomsonreuters.com.au/journals/2020/05/07/journal-of-judicial-administration-update-vol-29-pt-3/

Bell F; Legg M, 2020, 'LAWYERS AND THE BLACK BOX OF TECHNOLOGY', AUSTRALIAN LAW JOURNAL, vol. 94, pp. 107 - 109, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000518155200003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Rogers J; Bell F, 2019, 'The Ethical AI Lawyer: What is Required of Lawyers When They Use Automated Systems?', Law, Technology and Humans, vol. 1, pp. 80 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/lthj.v1i0.1324

Rogers J; Bell F, 2019, 'Change leadership for a dynamic profession', Law Society Journal, pp. 88 - 88

Bell F, 2019, 'Family Law, Access to Justice, and Automation', Macquarie Law Journal, vol. 19, pp. 103 - 132, https://www.mq.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/866290/Family-Law-Access-to-Justice-and-Automation.pdf

Legg M; Bell F, 2018, 'Insourcing – Implications for In-House Counsel and Private Practice Lawyers', Law Society of NSW Journal, vol. 45, pp. 70 - 71

Bell F, 2017, 'Re Kelvin: The chance for a new legal approach to hormone treatment for gender dysphoria in young people', Family Law Review, vol. 7, pp. 140 - 140

Bell F; Bell A, 2017, 'Legal and medical aspects of diverse gender identity in childhood', Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 25, pp. 229 - 247

Bell F; Bell A, 2017, 'Medical and Legal Aspects of Diverse Gender Identity in Children', Journal of Law and Medicine

Bell F, 2016, 'Barriers to Empowering Children in Private Family Law Proceedings', International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, vol. 30, pp. 225 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lawfam/ebw009

Bell F, 2016, 'Meetings Between Children’s Lawyers and Children Involved in Private Family Law Disputes', Child and Family Law Quarterly

Bell F, 2016, 'Empirical research in law', Griffith Law Review, vol. 25, pp. 262 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2016.1236440

Bell F, 2015, 'Children with Gender Dysphoria and the Jurisdiction of the Family Court', University of New South Wales Law Journal

Bell F; Cashmore J; Parkinson P; Single J, 2013, 'Outcomes of child-inclusive mediation', International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, vol. 27, pp. 116 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lawfam/ebs017

Bell F; Cashmore J; Parkinson P; Single J, 2012, 'Choosing Child-Inclusive Mediation', Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, vol. 23, pp. 253 - 253

Book Chapters

Bell F; Rogers J; Legg M, 2020, 'Artificial Intelligence and Lawyer Wellbeing', in Legg M; Vines P; Chan J (ed.), The Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Wellbeing of the Legal Profession, Intersentia, Cambridge, UK, pp. 239 - 266

Zalnieriute M; Bell F, 2020, 'Technology and the Judicial Role', in Appleby G; Lynch A (ed.), The Judge, the Judiciary and the Court: Individual, Collegial and Institutional Judicial Dynamics in Australia, pp. 1 - 22, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3492868

Bell F; Rogers J; Legg M, 2019, '‘Lawyers’ Wellbeing in the (Robotic) Face of Technological Change’', in Sifris A; Marychurch J (ed.), Wellness for Law: Making Wellness Core Business, LexisNexis, https://store.lexisnexis.com.au/products/wellness-for-law-making-wellness-core-business-skuwellness_for_law_making_wellness_core_business


Bhathela N; Bennett Moses L; Zalnieriute M; Clarke R; Manwaring K; Bowrey K; Bell F; Kearnes M, 2019, Response to ‘Artificial Intelligence: Governance and Leadership’ White Paper Consultation by Australian Human Rights Commission, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3352329