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About John Lessing

“As a highly valued member of the Bond community, John’s wisdom and leadership will be greatly missed by his colleagues, friends and students – indeed, a great loss to the University.”
Prof Robert Stable, Vice-Chancellor, Bond University, November 2010.
John Lessing, former Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of South Africa, had interests and expertise in corporate law and securities regulation.
He co-authored Volume 4 (Companies) of the encyclopaedic The Law of South Africa (1982, Butterworths) and co-edited three editions of the Company Legislation Handbook and the Handboek vir Maatskappywetgewing (1988-1990, Digma). Professor Lessing published a number of articles in the corporate law area and co-edited a book Corporate Insolvency Law (1995, Tax and Corp Res Centre) with fellow Bond University colleague Professor Jim Corkery.
He presented academic papers on many occasions, including at conferences organised by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, the Corporate Law Teachers' Conference and the Australasian Law Teachers Association. Professor Lessing was also the Law Faculty representative on the Academic Senate and a member of the university's risk management committee.


Present Associate Professor of Law (1990-2010), Bond University



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Honors and Awards

  • BCom (Pretoria)
  • LLB (Unisa)
  • Higher Dip Company Law (Witwatersrand)
  • LLM (London)

Articles (6)