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Mr Toby Nisbet


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2643, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.204a
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 2643  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.204a  


Mr Toby Nisbet is a Lecturer and Law Course Coordinator in the School of Law and Justice in the Faculty of Business and Law.


Toby is available most days by appointment, please call or email to arrange an appointment.


Managing Solicitor, Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre.

Current teaching

  • Criminal Law I & II; and
  • Constitutional Law I & II.


  • Bachelor of Arts; and
  • Bachelor of Laws.


Research areas and interests

  • Conflict of Commonwealth and State criminal laws.
  • The assumptions and doctrines underpinning the Australian Constitution.
  • Vexed terms and concepts in the criminal law.

Recent publications

Journal articles

  • Nisbet, T (2015). The Mental Elements of Assault in Western Australia. University of Western Australia Law Review (38(2),46-61, Crawley, WA.
  • Nisbet, T. (2012). The scope of the provocation defence and consent in Code jurisdictions. Criminal Law Journal, 36(6), 356-367, Pymont, NSW.
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