New Faculty Chairperson

1 June 2016

The Director of Clinical Legal Education, Ms Cheryl Green has been appointed Chairperson of Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.

Ms Green will be responsible for the performance of the Faculty in terms of teaching, research and scholarship pursuant to the University’s Vision, Strategic Plan and Academic Plan.

She will maintain her roles as the Director of Clinical Legal Education, Associate Dean Undergraduate and Lecturer at the law school.

Ms Green brings a wealth of experience to the position. Prior to becoming a University lecturer, she worked as a solicitor in private practice for nine years practicing in the areas of Criminal, Family, Employment, Civil and Commercial law.

The Waikato law graduate also spent six years teaching the post-graduate legal professionals course set by the New Zealand Law Society which is required prior to admittance to the High Court of New Zealand. This included the teaching and assessing of the skills of Interviewing, Advising, Law Office Management, Negotiation, Mediation, Drafting, Professional Responsibility, Drafting for Advocacy, Trial Preparation, Research and Advocacy.

The University would like to congratulate Ms Green on her new role.