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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

Budding young lawyers moot their way to the top 8 Jul 2019

Young law potentials from New Plymouth Boys’ High School argued their way to first place over the weekend as part of the annual Waikato National Secondary Schools’ Mooting Competition.

A call for change in voluntary unionism 27 Jun 2019

Academics suggest a union default, enacted in law, will help address rising income inequality.

University of Waikato climbs international rankings 19 Jun 2019

For the sixth year running, the University of Waikato has climbed up the QS World University Rankings and now sits at 266 out of 1,000 institutions worldwide.

Establishing fitness to stand trial as the first step in Christchurch attack court process 12 Jun 2019

The first question that will have to be answered before the case against the alleged perpetrator of the Christchurch mosque attacks can proceed is whether he is fit to stand trial.

Success Stories

Angela Vanderwee, Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (LLB(Hons))

Angela Vanderwee is one of six law students from around New Zealand selected for a two-year term as a judge's clerk at the Auckland High Court.

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