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 wide range of other career options for law graduates 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. Read More
We provide a range of different programmes to suit the needs of every student who wishes 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 biculturalism, to the rights of indigenous peoples and to the development of culturally proficient legal professionals. Read More
Law News & Events
Become a Law Student for a Day 31 Aug 2016
Join us at our Hamilton campus to experience a day in the life of a Waikato law student.
Top law man joining Waikato 29 Jun 2016
Recently retired Senior Court of Appeal judge and president of the New Zealand Law Commission, Sir Grant Hammond, has a new job. He’s joining Te Piringa Faculty of Law on a part-time basis as a Professor of Judicial Studies.
The Director of Clinical Legal Education, Ms Cheryl Green has been appointed Chairperson of Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.
The Faculty's most outstanding law scholars were recognised and celebrated at a staff event on 26 May.
Waikato students Emma Speakman and Talia Powell win the Russell McVeagh Client Interviewing Competition 2016.