Simone Bingham

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Simone Bingham

Simone Bingham

Tasmanian School of Business & Economics

Room 325, Centenary Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2314 (phone)

Simone is a lecturer with the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. She teaches in the arrears of commercial and business law, corporate governance, regulation. Simone is undertaking her PhD with the Faculty of Law on a part time basis.  Simone's thesis explores the role and effectiveness of regulation in dog breeding.


Simone graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1990 with a combined Economics and Law degree. She completed the legal practice course and worked as a family/commercial /planning and probate lawyer in Hobart unit 2002. Simone joined the School of Accounting and Finance in 2002 and has been employed by that school, now part of the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics since that time.

She has won numerous teaching awards at Faculty level and been nominated for a Carrick citation for her teaching. She has taught a large number of different units for the school in commercial law, corporate governance, regulation, taxation and financial management.

Simone is currently in the fourth year, on a part time basis of her PhD with the Faculty of Law, looking at the role and effectiveness of regulation in dog breeding in Australia.

Career summary


DegreeTitle of ThesisUniversityCountryAwarded
BComm (Hons) University of TasmaniaAustralia2004
GradCertLegPrac University of TasmaniaAustralia1991
BEc-LLB University of TasmaniaAustralia1990


Professional practice

  • Member: State Library and Archive Trust

Committee associations

  • Member:  Tasmanian Canine Association
  • Member and Treasurer: Huon and Channel Kennel Club

Administrative expertise

Simone was a partner in the law firm Worrall Bingham and Oakley prior to becoming an academic. She was staff partner so has developed effective communication skills. She was a casual mediator with Relationships Australia for over ten years so have developed effective mediation skills.


Commercial transactions, business law, law for managers, finance for managers, financial management, international regulation, corporate law and regulation, introduction to corporate governance, regulatory compliance and taxation

Teaching expertise

Simone has taught across approximately 10 units offered by the Faculty of Business (now TSBE) Including, commercial transactions, business law, law for managers, finance for managers, financial management, international regulation, corporate law and regulation, introduction to corporate governance, regulatory compliance and taxation.

She has successfully completed the unit – University Teaching, done as part of her Graduate Certificate in Research.

Teaching responsibility

In 2015 Simone was the unit coordinator for:

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  • Corporate Governance
  • Scholarship of Teaching
  • Animal Law
  • Regulatory Studies

Research Themes

Simone has undertaken research in the areas of corporate governance and in the scholarship of learning and teaching. Simone's PhD topic is a cross disciplinary one,  using social legal research to consider from a regulatory studies view the effectiveness of the current regulatory framework that regulates both hobby and commercial dog breeders. She also considers the role of consumer law in assisting dog buyers who have purchased a puppy that has genetic or physical issues reducing its quality as  a companion animal.

Current projects

Simone is currently undertaking her PhD.

Fields of Research

  • Accounting, Auditing and Accountability (150199)
  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Animal Breeding (070201)
  • Education (139999)
  • Financial Accounting (150103)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Law (180199)
  • Animal Management (070203)
  • Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement (150303)
  • Auditing and Accountability (150102)
  • Sustainability Accounting and Reporting (150106)
  • Law and Society (180119)

Research Objectives

  • Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis (940204)
  • Teaching and Instruction (930299)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies (970122)
  • Animal Welfare (839901)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies (970118)
  • Justice and the Law (940499)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)
  • Pedagogy (930201)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services (970115)
  • Management (910402)


Total publications


Journal Article

(2 outputs)
2015Williams B, Bingham S, Shimeld S, 'Corporate Governance, the GFC and independent directors', Managerial Auditing Journal, 30, (4/5) pp. 324-346. ISSN 0268-6902 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1108/MAJ-05-2014-1030 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Williams B; Shimeld S


2013Minas J, Shimeld S, Bingham S, 'Using one-on-one interviews in tax teaching', Journal of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association, 8, (1) pp. 55-76. ISSN 1832-911X (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Minas J; Shimeld S


Chapter in Book

(3 outputs)
2008Bingham SA, 'Regulating Intellectuall Property Rights', Regulating International Business, Pearson Education Australia, PGH, Carroll and RG, Eccleston (ed), Sydney, pp. 73-93. ISBN 9780733986185 (2008) [Other Book Chapter]

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2008Bingham SA, 'Regulation and Consumers in the International Context', Regulating International Business, Pearson Education, Carroll, PGH and Eccleston, RG (ed), Australia, pp. 73-93. ISBN 978-0-7339-8618-5 (2008) [Other Book Chapter]

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2008Bingham SA, 'Regulating Corporate Governance', Regulating International Business, Pearson Education, Carroll, PGH and Eccleston, RG (ed), Australia, pp. 111-137. ISBN 978-0-7339-8618-5 (2008) [Other Book Chapter]

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Conference Publication

(5 outputs)
2013Minas JW, Shimeld SF, Bingham SA, 'Using one-on-one interviews in tax teaching', Australasian Tax Teachers Association Conference Website, 23-25 January 2013, The University of Auckland, New Zealand (2013) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Minas JW; Shimeld SF

2013Williams BR, Bingham SA, Shimeld SF, 'The accountability role of independent directors and the GFC: Evidence from corporate governance disclosures', 12th A-CSEAR Conference, 01 - 03 December 2013, Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand, pp. 1-22. (2013) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Williams BR; Shimeld SF

2012Shimeld S, Bingham S, Minas J, 'Exploring Assessment: an intervention', RMIT Accounting Educators' Conference 2012 Handbook, 19 November 2012, Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 1-22. (2012) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Shimeld S; Minas J

2007Meyers NM, Smith BN, Bingham SA, Shimeld SF, 'Proceedings of the Second Innovation in Accounting and Corporate Governance Education Conference', University of Tasmania, 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2007, Hobart Tasmania, pp. CD-ROM. ISSN 7777-7777 (2007) [Conference Edited]

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Co-authors: Meyers NM; Smith BN; Shimeld SF

2005Bingham SA, Hicks BJ, 'Education and Training in the Tasmanian Real Estate Industry: Does it have a Compliance Focus?', Proceedings of Australasian Compliance Institutes Annual Conference, 1-2 September 2005, Melbourne, Australia EJ (2005) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Hicks BJ

Grants & Funding

Simone was awarded a Faculty teaching grant in 2007.

Funding Summary

Number of grants


Total funding



Independent Directors in Australia: A Changing Landscape? (2012)$9,344
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia ($9,344)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Williams BR; Shimeld SF; Bingham SA