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Prof. Laurence Boulle, AM

Level 4, Building 4, Faculty of Law, Bond University

Professional biography

Laurence Boulle taught at the universities of Natal and Adelaide before joining Bond as a foundation staff member in 1988. He has taught and worked at universities in Europe, Africa, North America and Australasia and his books on constitutional law, employment law, mediation and dispute resolution have been published in seven countries.

He served as Chair of the Federal Government's National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council from 1999 until 2003 and is currently a part-time member of the National Native Title Tribunal. He is accredited as a mediator of the Supreme Court of Queensland and conducts a private mediation practice. He has been editor of the ADR Bulletin (Richmond Publishers, Sydney) since 1997. In 2008 Laurence was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia.

Professional appointments

  • Mediator - Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Editor - ADR Bulletin

Teaching expertise

Dispute Resolution, Public Law


  • LAWS17-762 - Mediation
  • LAWS77-463 - Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Bachelor of Laws, Stellenbosch
  • Bachelor of Arts, Natal
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Natal
  • Master of Laws, London