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Mr Les Arthur

Senior Lecturer (Law)

Qualifications: BA Waikato LLB MComLaw Auck PGDipDR Melb L.E.A.D.R. Trained Mediator Director, Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution

About Me

Les Arthur completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Waikato, and a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Commercial Law, with Honours, at the University of Auckland. He is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and Director of the Graduate Diploma in Dispute Resolution.

Les worked in private practice for eight years, most recently as senior corporate counsel for a multinational insurer. He acted for two years as a voluntary solicitor for the Citizens Advice Bureau and supervising solicitor for the Hamilton District Community Law Centre. He has completed an advanced negotiation workshop at Harvard Law School, as well as advanced mediation workshops in New Zealand and Australia.

Papers I Teach

Research Supervised

Research Interests

  • Legal Ethics
  • Dispute Resolution
Current Projects
  1. Disputes Tribunals: Monetary Jurisdiction

Recent Publications

  • Arthur, L. M. (2017). JCS Cost Management Ltd v QBE (International) Insurance Ltd. New Zealand Law Journal, 3, 57.

  • Arthur, L. M. (2017). Air New Zealand Limited v The Disputes Tirbunal. New Zealand Law Journal, 4, 90-92.

  • Arthur, L. M. (2017). The role of online courts in promoting access to justice. In Civil Justice Research & Teaching Symposium. Flinders, Adelaid.

  • Arthur, L. M. (2016). Newbery v AA Insurance Ltd. New Zealand Law Journal, 2, 66.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Arthur, Mr Les 6021 larthur N.4.21 Law, Faculty of

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