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.
Waikato-Tainui and commercial law firm Simpson Grierson have announced a new scholarship to support law students at the University of Waikato.
Students considering their optional law papers at the 400 level will get a chance to learn more about papers in the environmental, resources and energy law field with a special presentation by lecturers at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law. The event will be held on Wednesday 1 August at 1.00pm in MSB 1.37.
Waikato student wins Emerging Leaders Award 27 Jul 2018
Kaylee Bird took out the top law prize at the New Zealand Emerging Leaders Awards this month. Competing against the country’s top emerging leaders in the profession, she says it was a “real honour” to have her leadership skills recognised.
Between a rock and a hard place: Are we asking too much of the International Criminal Court? 12 Jul 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.