Associate Professor
Leon Wolff

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Personal details


Japanese law and society, Asian and comparative law, Legal education, Comparative corporate governance, Comparative employment law and practice, Law, legal reform and social change in Japan, Japanese judiciary, Gender equity in Japan



Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Masters of Education (Higher Education) (University of Sydney)
  • Master of Arts Japanese Interpreting and Translation (University of Queensland)
  • Graduate Diploma Legal Practice (College of Law, New South Wales)
  • Graduate Certificate Flexible Learning (Griffith University)
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours I (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours I (University of Queensland)
  • International Diploma of TESOL (Australian TESOL Training Centre)
  • Certificate Japanese Language and Culture (Hokkaido University)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Co-Director - Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL)
  • Co-Convener - Transnational, International and Comparative Law and Policy (TICLP) Network
  • Member - Asian Law and Society Association (ALSA)
  • Member - Australasian Law Teachers Association (ALTA)
  • Member - European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
  • Member - Higher Education Research Network (HERN)
  • Member - Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA)


Current teaching:

LLH401 Legal Researh Capstone


Teaching Recognition:

  • Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, Office of Learning and Teaching, 2012;
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Teaching Excellence (Bond University, 2012);
  • Lexis-Nexis Stanley Shaw Bond Prize for Teaching Excellence in Law, 2012;
  • Prime Minister’s Education Assistance Grant for Japan, 2012;
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Teaching Excellence (UNSW, 2006);
  • Innovative Teaching and Educational Technology fellowship, UNSW, 2001


Selected publications

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