PhD (Natal) 

Arriving in 1988, Laurence Boulle is a founding member of Bond University. Prior to his
arrival at Bond he taught at the University of Natal and the University of Adelaide and
over time his career has included teaching and working at universities in Europe, Africa,
Australasia and North America. 

His books on constitutional law, employment law, mediation and dispute resolution have
been published in seven countries. He chaired the Federal Government's National
Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council from 1999 to 2003 and is currently a
part-time member of the National Native Title Tribunal. The Editor of the ADR Bulletin
since 1997, he is also an accredited mediator of the Supreme Court of Queensland. 


Negotiating conduct and compensation agreements for coal seam gas operations: Developing the Queensland regulatory framework (with Tina Hunter, Michael Weir, and Katherine Curnow), The Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy (2014)

The development of unconventional gas resources in Australia promises to provide substantial economic benefits. The...


Balancing competing interests in FDI policy - A developing country perspective, Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy (2012)

In March 2012 a decision of the Competition Appeal Court of South Africa considered the...


Promoting rights through court-based ADR?, South African Journal on Human Rights (2012)

This article examines the extent to which mediation and ADR can be used to modernise...



Developing understanding in conflict, ADR Bulletin (2008)


This is the third edition of Peter Condliffe’s well-known text on dispute resolution....



Managing Workplace Conflict – Alternative Dispute Resolution in Australia, ADR Bulletin (2006)


The front cover of this book is dominated by a giant fire-ball burning...



Mediation: Skills and Techniques second edition (with Nadja Alexander), Law Faculty Publications (2012)

This book is designed to deal with the practical operation of the mediation process, with...


Mediator skills and techniques: Triangle of influence (with Miryana Nesic) (2010)

Mediator skills and techniques: Triangle of influence is a clear, practical and essential guide covering...


Challenges to multilateral trade: The impact of bilateral, preferential and regional agreements (with Ross Buckley and Vai Io Lo), Law papers (2008)

Progress in multilateral negotiations to liberalise trade under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has become...


Mediation: Skills and techniques (with Michael T. Colatrella, Jr. and Anthony P. Picchioni), Law papers (2008)

Mediation-Skills and Techniques is an essential and comprehensive addition to the professional library of all...


The law of globalisation, Law papers (2008)

This book is aimed at students and other readers introducing themselves to the complexities of...


Book Chapters

Isolationism, democratisation and globalisation: Legal education in a developing country, The internationalisation of legal education: The future practice of law (2014)

This chapter examines and compares three stages of legal education in a jurisdiction undergoing intense...


Joining the BRICs: The case of South Africa (with Jessie Chella), The Rise of the BRICS in the global political economy: Changing paradigms? (2014)

This chapter examines and evaluates the accession of the Republic of South Africa (RSA) to...


Rebuilding state systems post - GFC: the South African case, Globalisation, the Global Financial Crisis and the State (2013)

Economic globalisation has occasioned several paradoxes for contemporary state systems. On the one hand it...


Introduction: Governance in a globalisation era, Globalisation & Governance (2011)


'Governance' is one of the ubiquitous concepts of the age. Visitors from an alien...


Preliminary themes, Mediation: Principles, process, practice (2011)

As with all social practices mediation has a past, a present and a future and...