New Zealand Law Schools

Comprehensive Directory of Law Schools in New Zealand in Alphabetical Order

New Zealand Law Schools

  • Auckland - Auckland University - Faculty of Law

    The Faculty of Law is internationally recognized and is New Zealand's largest law faculty with approximately 1800 students, approximately 40 full-time and 8 part-time academic staff. The quality of a law school is determined by its academic staff, and the Auckland Faculty of Law boasts leaders in a variety of fields, everything from commercial law to public law, including human rights and environmental law. Members of the Faculty of Law are regularly sought after for their expertise in a variety of legal, political and academic pursuits. The Faculty of Law has a strong research culture, and the staff publish in leading international law journals.

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  • Auckland - Auckland University of Technology School of Law
    120 Mayoral Drive, Auckland 1010, Phone: +64 9 921-9721

    Located in the heart of Auckland''s bustling CBD, AUT Law School offers a distinctive, professionally-focused legal education designed to maximise the employment opportunities available to its students once they graduate. The school is staffed by a team of motivated and supportive lecturers and produces graduates who are quickly becoming highly sought after by a range of law firms and other employers. Operating since 2009, the four year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) have been developed in close consultation with the legal profession and other key external stakeholders. The School values analytical and logical reasoning, independent and original thought, and the ability to reflect upon the place and role of law in society.

  • Christchurch - University of Canterbury - School of Law

    The University of Canterbury School of Law, founded in 1873 in Christchurch, in the South Island of New Zealand, is well established as one of the leading research and teaching Law Schools in New Zealand. With a long history of academic scholarship, the UC School of Law enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in teaching, high quality writing and research as well as for producing outstanding graduates.

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  • Dunedin - University of Otago - Faculty of Law

    Welcome to the Law Faculty of Otago University. The Law Faculty was established in 1873 making it the first Law Faculty in New Zealand. The first lecturer in Law at Otago, Sir Robert Stout (whom the Law Library is named after), went on to become Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chief Justice. New Zealand's current Governor-General, Dame Silvia Cartwright, is a distinguished graduate of the Otago Law Faculty.

  • Hamilton - Waikato University - Te Piringa Law School
    21 Ruakura Road, Hamilton, Phone: +64 07 838 4167

    The Vision for the University of Waikato, informed by our existing high quality teaching and research, is as follows: We will deliver a world-class education and research portfolio, provide a full and dynamic university experience which is distinctive in character, pursue strong international linkages to advance knowledge. The over-arching themes of the Vision are: Excellence Distinctiveness International Connectedness

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  • Wellington - Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

    Everyone knows about the potential financial rewards of practising law. But studying law offers more than that. Law is a vital window on society’s politics, economics and culture. It offers you the opportunity to contribute to these dimensions of life in innumerable ways, in New Zealand and internationally. Our past graduates include those at the highest levels of the law, politics, the public service, business, and social activism. I urge you to take full advantage of your opportunity at Victoria Law School to think, to learn and to build an enduring foundation for your career.

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