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About Patrick Keyzer

Professor and Deputy Dean
Bachelor of Arts [Honours] - Sydney University
Bachelor of Laws [Honours] - Sydney University
Master of Laws - Sydney University
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice - University of Technology, Sydney
Professor Patrick Keyzer joined Bond University in 2006 after previous work as a solicitor, barrister, academic, consultant and Executive Associate to the Chief Justice of Australia. Keyzer is a constitutional lawyer who represents clients in the High Court of Australia and in the Supreme Courts of New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland and Vanuatu. Keyzer has written a number of texts on constitutional law, and has a particular research interest in the topic of access to justice. Keyzer has completed grant-funded research for the Australian Research Council, the Criminology Research Council and the Queensland Attorney-General's LPITAF Fund.
Research interests & research expertise
Along with scholars from Monash, UTS and several overseas institutions, Keyzer recently won ARC funding for 2008-2010 to advance his research interest in the preventive detention of dangerous offenders. During 2008 Keyzer will work on this project and also a LPITAF-funded project to develop and evaluate a free legal advice service for ageing carers of people with intellectual disability.


Contact Information

Patrick Keyzer
Professor and Associate Dean
Bond University
Faculty of Law Bond University QLD 4229 Australia
PHONE: +61 7 559 51049


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