Eileen is a Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia. She is Co-Director of the Consumer Research Unit and a former Associate Dean of the Faculty. Her research interests revolve around consumer law, real property law and, more recently, how law affects Senior Australians, particularly in relation to accommodation and financial transactions. In 2014 Eileen was the lead author on a research project in collaboration with COTAWA and LotteriesWA: Security of tenure for an ageing Western Australia - ‘The Impact of Legislation on Housing Security for Seniors and has commenced a research project for National Seniors Australia titled Seniors downsizing on their own terms: overcoming planning, legal and policy impediments to the creation of alternative retirement communities. She is a member of the Australian Research Network on Law and Ageing (ARNLA).