18 May 2017

QUT’s Master of Laws students are reaping the benefits of the largest and most significant review of property laws in Queensland.

Students in the masters program are leveraging decades of commercial and property law expertise from Professors Bill Duncan and Sharon Christensen who are conducting a sweeping review of property law in Queensland.

“Students have the advantage of being taught by the researchers who are actively in the community analysing, reviewing and making recommendation on legislative changes,” Professor Christensen said.

“We directly feed our research into the masters program and encourage students to analyse and view property and commercial law from a unique perspective."

Professors Duncan and Christensen teach units in the masters degree, including commercial leases.

As part of their comprehensive four-year project, the Professors examined issues around the Property Law Act 1974, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997, and other community titles legislation.

The Professors presented their recommendations on body corporate laws to community meetings, with a Law Review Options Paper now available to download.

The paper covers overcrowding, smoking in common areas, parking and towing, among other issues. 

Find out more about the Master of Laws at QUT, with a commercial law major.

Also, consider QUT’s short courses that allow students to study masters content as standalone units in the professional law program.

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Professors Sharon Christensen and Bill Duncan are undertaking the largest and most significant review of property laws in Queensland.


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