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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.


Law News & Events

Chemical Weapons and Other Atrocities: Contrasting Responses to the Syrian Crisis 12 Jul 2018

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.

Success Stories

Shaymaa Arif, conjoint degree in Law and Social Sciences (BSocSc/LLB)

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law student Shaymaa Arif won first prize in a national essay competition run by the New Zealand Red Cross / International Committee of the Red Cross.

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