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Mr Krishna Prasad

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2217, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.321
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2217
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5894
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.321  


Mr Krishna Prasad is the Director International and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.


Joondalup: Thursday 9.00am to 1.00pm, or by appointment

Current teaching

  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Employment Law
  • Cyber Law
  • Trade Practices and Marketing Law
  • Banking & Credit Law III
  • Legal Environment for e-Commerce
  • Trade Practices and Marketing Law
  • Employment Law V
  • Banking & Credit Law


Krishna obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree in India. He is permitted to practice in all jurisdictions, including the Supreme Court and various High Courts of India. After practicing law in India, he moved to Perth and obtained his Master of Laws degree from Murdoch University. He is currently pursuing the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).

Krishna joined the ECU School of Law & Justice in 2007 as a Lecturer. Prior to that he worked as ECU's University’s Copyright & Legal Officer. Before joining ECU, he was employed at a private practice and at the Western Australian Department of Training for four years respectively. Here he held the position of Copyright & Legal Officer, handling issues relating to intellectual property, where he was responsible for drafting the Intellectual Property (IP) Guidelines for the West Australian TAFE (Tertiary and Further Education) sector. He has also taught Business Law and tutored Intellectual Property Law at Murdoch University, as well as being a Registered Migration Agent.

Research areas and interests

  • Cyber Law related issues (particularly in the area of Intellectual Property)


  • Master of Law, Murdoch University.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Murray, T., Andre, E., Prasad, K., (2016), Holding fracking operations to account for environmental contamination in risk-based regulatory regimes: Insights from the United States. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 33(3), 222-236, Australia, Thomson Reuters.
  • Barrett, R., Bahn, S., Susomrith, P., Prasad, K., (2014), The flip side of fly-in fly-out: The use of 457 visas by smaller firms in the Western Australian resources sector. Australian Bulletin of Labour, 40(2), 138-158, Adelaide, S.A., National Institute of Labour Studies Inc..
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