Professor Derrington drives the school's exciting vision for the future: producing exceptional legal thinkers with the assistance of research-led programs, small high-achieving cohorts and globally renowned teachers.

As Head of School, Professor Derrington is integral to the school's teaching and research outcomes. She is responsible for communicating how the school's programs and research are creating change in the community.

Professor Derrington's research interests lie in admiralty jurisdiction and practice, the carriage of goods by sea and marine insurance.

She encourages engagement in industry-focused research and is active in building strong relationships with the legal profession.