Dr Bobette Wolski

Dr Bobette Wolski

  • Associate Professor
    Faculty of Law
Level 4, 4. Faculty of Law, Bond University

Professional biography

Bobette Wolski is an experienced litigation lawyer and mediator. After a decade in private legal practice, Bobette began her teaching career at Bond University on the Gold Coast, Australia in 1994. She is currently an associate professor of law at Bond University where she teaches civil procedure, international dispute settlement, mediation, advocacy and a range of other dispute resolution courses.

Bobette has also taught dispute resolution and legal skills at a number of other universities including the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia); the University of Applied Sciences, Jena (Germany); the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (Germany), North-West University, Potchefstroom (South Africa) and Thomas Gordon University, Aberdeen (Scotland).

Bobette has published extensively in the areas of dispute resolution, legal skills and legal education. Her most recent publications are Legal Skills: A Practical Guide for Students (2006) and Skills, Ethics and Values for Legal Practice (2009).

Statement of research interests

My major research interests are legal education; learning and teaching of legal skills, ethics and values; regulation of the legal profession and its connection to legal education; and all forms of dispute resolution.

Statement for HDR students

Dispute resolution and legal ethics
Negotiation, Mediation, Med/Arb, Arb/Med, Arbitration, Litigation
Legal Education
Civil Procedure

Higher degree research student projects

  • Creating legal certainty for international commercial arbitration in Indonesia
  • Primed for Mediation: An Examination of the Utility and Consequences of Employing Nonconscious Processes to Influence Mediation Outcomes
  • The Walking Dead: Section 9 of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 (Qld)

Areas of research expertise

  • Law