Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Bill was a senior associate at Corrs Chamber Westgarth. For over 16 years, Bill practised in the areas of property, small business and commercial transactions, securities and general banking and finance work. Bill completed his doctorate in 2005 and is a renowned author and co-author of many books, chapters and articles, and a frequent contributor to loose-leaf updates. He has received four awards for research and scholarship together with five teaching awards.

Bill is the ‘Conveyancing and Property Law’ section editor for the Queensland Lawyer, was previously a member of the Australian Property Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia and the Queensland Law Society’s Property Law Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee.

His research interests include property law, contract law and secured lending transactions and enforcement issues arising from these transactions.