Welcome to Te Piringa - Faculty of Law
The study and practice of law is exciting, challenging and extremely rewarding. This website will provide you with detailed information about the Waikato law programmes, career opportunities for graduates and the excellent facilities and extensive resources offered to students. Learn more about Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.
The Bachelor of Laws degree is the professional qualification and pathway to legal practice as well as a range of careers in business, non-governmental organisations and public service. Our flexible Diploma in Law programme provides an insight into the legal system and valuable skills in legal research and writing.
We provide a range of programmes to suit those who wish to further their legal education. The study of legal policy and law in its political, economic and social context play a central role, as does commitment to the development of culturally proficient legal professionals.
2018 NZLF DVF Professor Tim McCormack will review the responses of the international community to the many atrocities committed in Syria during 8 years of the civil conflict
Student Seminar: The Law Society’s role in the prevention of bullying and harassment in the legal profession 11 Jul 2018
President of New Zealand Law Society Kathryn Beck will give a talk on the Law Society role in the prevention of bullying and harassment in the legal profession.
Public Lecture: A special panel discussion examining the impact of Public International Law on New Zealand 11 Jul 2018
Join Te Piringa - Faculty Of Law for a free public lecture and panel discussion that examines the Impact of Public International Law on New Zealand in a changing world. Guest lecturers Dr Michael Hahn and Professor Duncan French topics include "The Impact of Brexit" to "Sustainable Development Goals for Sovereignty".
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Are We Asking Too Much of the International Criminal Court? 5 Jun 2018
Every decision the International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor takes is contested - too soft or too hard on States; politically motivated or naïve about the political implications of her decisions; favoring the powerful States or not taking their interests seriously enough. Join Professor Tim McCormack for a special seminar for Faculty of Law staff and Students that delves into these issues and more.