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Mr Rupert Johnson

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5118, Mobile: 0411 166 260, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.307
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5118  
Mobile: 0411 166 260  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5894  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.307  


Mr Rupert Johnson is Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business and Law's School of Law and Justice.


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 is currently a doctor of juridical science candidate 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.


  • B.A., LL.B. (Murdoch)
  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia (1996) and the High Court of Australia (1997)
  • Commissioner for Taking Affidavits (2003)

Professional Associations

  • Board member of the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (Inc)


Research areas and interests

  • Property law
  • Property rights

Recent publications


  • Contributor, in T Mann (ed) Oxford Australian Law Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 2010

Journal articles

  • W. Rupert Johnson. (2003). The Mozambique Rule and the (Non) Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Western Australia over Foreign Land, 31(2) UWAL Rev 266.
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