Dr Edward Murray Willis

BA, LLB (Victoria University of Wellington); LLM (Dist) (Victoria University of Wellington); PhD (University of Auckland))

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Edward Willis specialises in public law, with particular interests in constitutional theory, adminstrative decision-making, regulation and competition (antitrust) law. 

Research | Current

Edward's current research interests include the nature of unwritten constitutionalism, the role of public law values in shaping private markets, and regulatory design and implementation.

Teaching | Current

LAW 211 - Public Law

LAW 701 - The Legal System: Sources, Structure and Method

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Willis, E. M. (2015). Unwritten constitutionalism: A study of the principles and structures that inform New Zealand's distinctively unwritten constitution The University of Auckland. The University of Auckland.
  • Willis, E. (2011). Judicial review and deference. The New Zealand Law Journal, 2011 (8), 283-285.
  • Willis, E. (2011). Agenda-driven interpretation. New Zealand Law Journal, 2011 (1), 25-28.
  • Willis, E. (2010). The interpretation of environmental legislation in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Environmental Law, 14, 135-160. Related URL.
  • Willis, E. (2010). Legal recognition of rights derived from the Treaty of Waitangi. New Zealand Journal of Public and International Law, 8 (2), 217-237. Related URL.

Contact details

Primary office location

17 EDEN CRESCENT - Bldg 803
Level 3, Room 318
New Zealand