Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Dr Henry Kha is Senior Lecturer in Law at Macquarie University. He is the Director of the Conveyancing Law and Practice Course at Macquarie Law School and Treasurer (Australia) for the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society. His main research interest is in all aspects of family law from both a legal historical and contemporary perspective. Henry was previously lecturer at the University of Auckland and tutor at the University of Queensland.

Henry has published a monograph with Routledge: A History of Divorce Law: Reform in England from the Victorian to Interwar Years. This research was supported by the Macquarie Faculty of Arts Early Career Research Fellowship and Publication Subsidy Grant. He was also the lead editor of Teaching Family Law: Reflections on Pedagogy and Practice which was published by Routledge as part of the Legal Pedagogy book series.

Henry has recently published a journal article in the Australian Bar Review on "The Unification of Australian Divorce Law under the Matrimonial Causes Act 1959" which was supported with a research grant from the Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History. He was also the Australian National Rapporteur and book chapter author to the International Academy of Comparative Law on “Plurality and Diversity in Law: Family Forms and Family's Functions.” 

Henry completed his PhD from the University of Queensland on “The Reform of English Divorce Law: 1857–1937” with a University of Queensland Research Scholarship. He graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Juris Doctor, and was cited in the Dean’s List for Excellence in Academic Performance. He also graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours) in Chinese studies and history, and was awarded the University of Sydney Entry Scholarship.

Henry was a legal associate in the Family Court of Australia. He has a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. He is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Research interests

  • Family Law
  • Legal History


  • LAWS8022 Family Law
  • LAWS5020 Family Law
  • LAWS5056 Succession
  • LAWS2500 Equity and Trusts
  • LAWS1200 Contracts

Research student supervision

Dr Henry Kha is happy to receive inquiries from potential research students.

Completed HDR Supervision

Inma Conde, MRes, '"Regard is to be Had": Meaning of Article 7(1) of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods from a Legislative History Perspective'

Education/Academic qualification

Juris Doctor, The University of New South Wales

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts (Advanced) (Honours), University of Sydney


Dive into the research topics where Henry Kha is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or