Dr Leon Terrill
Senior Lecturer

Dr Leon Terrill

BA, LLB (Hons) (Melb)


Law & Justice
School of Private & Commercial Law

Dr Leon Terrill is a senior lecturer and Director of JD Studies in the Faculty of Law & Justice. He previously worked as a senior lawyer with the Central Land Council, Alice Springs, and as a duty lawyer with Victoria Legal Aid, Melbourne. He is a contributing author to Sackville and Neave: Australian Property Law, 11th ed, co-editor of Native Title from Mabo to Akiba and author of Beyond Communal and Individual Ownership: Indigenous Land Reform in Australia, and publishes broadly on land rights, property law and housing in remote Indigenous communities. Dr Terrill teaches Principles of Private Law, Land Law, Legal Research and Writing and Native Title Law, Policy and Practice. 

+61 2 9065 1395
Room 339 The Law Building University of New South Wales UNSW Kensington Campus Sydney NSW 2052 Australia (Access via Gate 2 off High Street)

Leon has written extensively on Indigenous land rights and land tenure reform. His current project investigates the impact of the introduction of home ownership in remote Indigenous communities. 

My Research Supervision

Jayne Weepers, 'Supporting economic development on indigenous land' (with Sean Brennan and Megan Davis)

My Teaching

Principles of Private Law

Land Law

Native Title Law, Policy and Practice