Geoffrey Lindell is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Adelaide and Australian National Universities and a Professorial Fellow at Melbourne University.
Before his retirement as a full-time academic at the end of 2001, he held senior academic positions at the Australian National University and later Melbourne University. Throughout his career he taught and published widely in the field of Australian constitutional law. He assisted in some major reviews of the Australian Constitution, as well as providing legal and constitutional advice to governments and parliaments. He was, until 2002, the inaugural Secretary of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law, a body he helped to form.