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. 


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...



The laws of globalisation, The National Legal Eagle (2006)


With pineapples and coal, legal and call-centre services, and Australian dollars and Botswana...



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...


Mediation: Principles, process, practice, Law papers (2005)

Part One elucidates the historical foundations of mediation in different contexts and the theories and...


Book Chapters

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...


Mediation and Other ADR Processes, A Guide to Arbitration Practice in Australia (2006)

This chapter deals with the main features and principles of mediation and other alternative dispute...