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About Michael Lupton

Higher Education Diploma -
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) -
Bachelor of Laws - Free State
Doctor of Philosophy - Natal
Michael started his academic career at the University of Fort Hare where he was Head of the Department of Private Law. He joined the University of Natal in 1975 where he remained until retiring in 2001. On retirement he was granted an Emeritus Professorship.
While at Natal he served as Director of the Faculty of Law (1990 to 1994), on Senate (1991 to 2001) and on the University Council (1995 to 2001). His many publications are mainly in the field of Biotechnology.
He has delivered papers at 15 international conferences and at many local conferences on topics in human reproduction and genetics.
He was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa (1970) and acted as pro bono Counsel in more than 60 murder trials. He also sat as an assessor on the Supreme Court Bench in many trials.
Michael joined the Law School in 2002 and teaches Law of Succession & Contemporary Issues in Law & Society, Personal Property Transactions and Medicine and Law.


Present Professor, Bond University

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Honors and Awards

  • LSA Teaching Excellence Award 063

Contact Information

Faculty of Law
Bond University QLD 4229
Phone: 7 559 52027