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Bond Law Welcomes New Senior Management

The Faculty of Law welcomes three new appointments to their senior management team, who will support the Faculty in providing a unique educational experience for law students.¬†Professor Nick James joins as Deputy Dean, from a background practising in commercial law and academia. His areas of teaching expertise include business and commercial law, ‚Äúlaw in society‚ÄĚ and legal theory, company law, the law of succession and property law. He has won numerous awards for his teaching including a National Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, and he is the author of three textbooks ‚Äď Business Law, Critical Legal Thinking and The New Lawyer.¬†Nick has served as Director of Teaching & Learning and Director of Marketing & External Relations in the law school at the University of Queensland, secretary of the UQ Law Graduates Association, vice-President of the Queensland Law Reform Association, and Director and Chair of Brisbane Boarders Ltd. Professor James is presently the Editor-in-Chief of the Legal Education Review.¬†New Faculty Business Director Terri Mottershead brings almost three decades of experience in international law practice, organizational development, stakeholder engagement, legal education and management to her role.¬†Terri is a former Brisbane practitioner who has spent the past 20 years working in university and in-house legal education in Asia and the US.¬†She has established and led the legal education functions globally for Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Lex Mundi and DLA Piper LLP (US).¬†Prior to joining the Faculty, she was the Acting Director of the Griffith University Law School Legal Practice Centre.¬†Terri ¬†has served on or led more than 50 Boards and Committees on three different continents including being a member of the National Institute of Trail Advocacy In-house Advisory Group, Vice-President of the US Professional Development Consortium,¬†member and Chair of the Legal Development & Training Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, a member of the Trainee Solicitors Committee, Legal Education Committee and CLE Review Committee for the ¬†Law Society of Hong Kong,¬†and Vice-President of the Women Lawyers‚Äô Association of Queensland.¬†Clinical Associate Professor, Peter Scanlan, joined the Faculty as the Professional Legal Training (PLT) Director and oversees the online and on campus delivery of the PLT program.¬†He has extensive experience as both a Queensland legal practitioner and academic particularly in the areas of property and projects, commercial and corporate advisory, banking and finance, franchising and compliance and corporate governance. Peter was a Partner and Special Counsel at Dibbs Barker Legal Group for over 18 years. ¬†Prior to joining Bond University, Peter worked as an on line and on campus PLT lecturer at the Griffith University Law School Legal Practice Centre, Southbank, Brisbane. ¬†¬†Peter holds a current Practising Certificate with the Queensland Law Society (QLS), is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and Chartered Secretaries Australia (Certificated Member).¬†Faculty of Law Dean, Professor Geraldine Mackenzie,¬†said she was¬†pleased to be working with such well-respected and knowledgeable industry professionals.¬†‚ÄúThe Bond community will greatly benefit from the wealth of local, national and international expertise that our new appointments provide,‚ÄĚ said Professor Mackenzie.¬†

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