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About the Dispute Resolution Legal Research Team

The area of Dispute Resolution (DR) has been a signature area of research and scholarship and professional legal training practice for the Bond Law Faculty since 1989 – particularly under the auspices of the Bond Dispute Resolution Centre. It is important that we capitalise on this opportunity continue to grow and extend the Faculty’s reputation in this field and our collective research efforts moving forward are a critical aspect of this endeavour.

Dispute Resolution Team Members 

Dispute Resolution

Bond University Faculty of Law’s Dispute Resolution Centre (DRC) is recognised as a leader in mediation excellence. The Centre brings together some of the country’s leading dispute resolution specialists to offer short courses in mediation and Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) Practitioner training and a wide range of specialist courses, workshops and seminars for individuals seeking to develop their mediation skills.

The DRC aims to strengthen its global reputation as a mediation and dispute resolution leader. The Centre actively seeks progressive research opportunities and provides keynote speakers for international conferences to uphold Bond’s standing among the world’s great universities. Read more

The Dispute Resolution Review (DRR) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that provides in-depth scholarly commentary on, and analysis of, all aspects of dispute resolution. The journal is published by the Bond University Faculty of Law operating under the auspices of the Faculty's Dispute Resolution Centre and covers the spectrum of dispute resolution processes including negotiation, mediation, med-arb and other 'hybrid' processes, arbitration, litigation and civil procedure.

Submissions for the journal are open. Read more

The Master of Laws in Family Dispute Resolution, suitable to both law and non-law graduates, will focus on family law, family dispute resolution, family separation and the impact of separation and divorce on families in addition to the post-separation of parenting and property disputes.

The program will provide participants with the theory of family dispute resolution in addition to elements of practice to ensure students gain a deeper knowledge, the necessary skills, and the professional qualifications in understanding and practising family dispute resolution. Read more

National Mediation Conference

The DRR LRT have strong links with the National Medication Conference. NMC2021 will be an innovative virtual event mixing online activities.

The virtual program will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to be immersed and engaged in the conference experience in an online environment, offering learning, knowledge sharing and networking opportunities and other unique activities. The full virtual program will be released soon.