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Te Piringa Faculty of Law prize-giving

11 February 2020

The Te Piringa Faculty of Law 2018 Academic Year prize-giving took place recently, celebrating and acknowledging the academic achievements of law students and graduates. Congratulations to all award and prize winners on their outstanding academic achievements. In addition, a special thanks to the world-class teachers and leaders at Te Piringa Faculty of Law.

All this would not be possible without the sponsors' support and generosity. Thank you to LexisNexis, McCaw Lewis, Evans Bailey Lawyers, Wolters Kluwer, Legal Research Foundation Incorporated, Riverside Law, Thomson Reuters and David English.

Awards and winners are as follows:

First Year Law Papers

Best student for Legal Systems & SocietiesBrea Ransley
Best student for Introduction to Law & SocietyAlistair Keay
Best student for Legal Method ANajihah Mohd Razali
Best student for Legal Method B

Clint Rahui

Clint Rahui is also the winner of the Thomson Reuters prize for best student across two year 1 law papers; Legal Method A & Legal Method B.

Winner of the Legal Research Foundation prize for best student across three year 1 law papers; Legal Method A, Legal Method B and Legal Systems and SocietiesGrier  Gardyn

Second Year Law Papers

Best student in Foundations in Legal StudiesGlen McCarthy
The Evans Bailey prize for Best student in JurisprudenceJuliet Rowan

Juliet Rowan is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Public Law.
Best student in ContractsKelsey Doughty
Best student in Administrative LawHilke Giles
Best student in TortsSavanna Hiha

Third Year Law Papers

The Almao Douch prize for Best student in CrimesNathan Scrivener

Nathan Scrivener is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Land Law.
The Wolters Kluwer Prize for Best student in Corporate EntitiesChantelle Tyler
The Wolters Kluwer Prize for Best student in Equity & SuccessionSarah Sprout
Best student in Dispute ResolutionKayla Flintoft

Fourth Year Law Papers

The Thomson Reuters prize for Best student in Civil ProcedureNathan Scrivener
Best student in Treaty of Waitangi in Contemporary AotearoaTim Fahey
The McCaw Lewis prize for Best student in Maori Land LawSusanna Collinson

Susanna Collinson is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Indigenous Peoples Rights.
The Thomson Reuters prize for Best student in Public International LawSusanna Collinson
The Riverside Law prize for Best Family Law student in 2017Lisa Rozendaal
The Riverside Law prize for Best Family Law student in 2018Emma Speakman and Jamie Blackburn who are first equal prize winners
Best student in Issues in Family LawBridget McGowan
Best student in Comparative LawThilini Karunaratne

Thilini Karunaratne is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Legal Ethics.
Best student in Employment LawJordan Allison

Jordan Allison is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Human Rights Law.
Best student in Commercial TransactionsSophie Aubrey
The David English prize for Best student in Competition Law in 2017Hendrina Janse van Vuuren
The David English prize for Best student in Competition Law in 2018Philip McHugh

Phillip McHugh is also the winner of Wolters Kluwer prize for Best Student in Revenue Law.
Best student in Energy LawThilo Jacobs

Thilo Jacobs is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Introduction to the Law of International Trade.
Best student in Environmental LawStephen Drysdale

Stephen Drysdale is also the winner of the award for Best Student in Law and New Technologies.
Best student in Cyber LawAshleigh Millington
Best student in Mining & Petroleum LawLouise Ford
Best student in NZ Animal Law What, Why and Where toSophie Nairn
Best student in AdvocacyEdmond Carrucan
The James and Wells prize for Best student in Intellectual PropertyTim Fahey and Philip McHugh who are first equal
Best student in The Law of the SeaSteneth Kaniki
Best student in Foreign Investment LawLaura Cools
The Lexis Nexis prize for Best student in The Law of EvidenceRegan Johnston
Best student in Work PlacementAbdulakeem Iyanda

Abdulakeem Iyanda has now started his legal career at Rowden Law, which is where he completed his work placement.

Photographs of the event

Can be viewed on the Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Facebook page.

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