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Associate Professor Rupert Johnson

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5118, Mobile: 0439525667, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.315
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5118
Mobile: 0439525667
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5894
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.315  


Associate Professor Rupert Johnson is the Associate Dean (Law) in the School of Business and Law.


By appointment

Current teaching

  • Law2102 Property Law I
  • Law2312 Property Law II
  • Law3700 Supervised Legal Research Paper
  • Law3602 Community Legal Practice


Rupert Johnson joined the School of Law and Justice at Edith Cowan University in December 2004, after having practised law in Perth for nearly 10 years, including four years running his own legal practice.

Rupert holds bachelors degrees in arts (history) and law from Murdoch University, and has recently had his doctoral thesis Private Property Rights and the State. A Study of Regard and Increasing Disregard in Western Australia: 1829-2016 examined as part of doctor of juridical science candidature at the University of Western Australia. Rupert has been admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia.

Professional Associations

  • Chair, board of management of the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (Inc)

Research areas and interests

  • Property law
  • Property rights


  • B (Bachelor Degree), Murdoch University, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Murdoch University, 1995.


Recent Research Grants

  • Sellenger Centre Criminal Justice Review Project,  Law Society of WA,  Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $50,000.
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