Ms Juliet Chevalier-Watts

Juliet Chevalier-Watts

Senior Lecturer, Associate Dean Research (Law)

Qualifications: BA(Hons), LLB(Hons), LLM(Distinction), PGCLT

About Juliet

Juliet Chevalier-Watts joined Te Piringa - Faculty of Law in 2008 from Southampton Solent University in England. During her time at Southampton Solent University Juliet lectured in, inter alia, Equity and Trusts, Tort, Contract, Shipping Law and Dispute Resolution. Juliet continues her lecturing interests at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law and lectures in Equity and Succession, Tort and Dispute Resolution. She publishes nationally and internationally in the fields of Charitable Trusts and International Human Rights.

Juliet is the Editor in Chief of the Waikato Law Review.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised


  • Dimitrov, Dara (in progress). Accountability of Charities.

Juliet welcomes applicants for doctoral and graduate supervision in any subject within the areas of charity law, equity and trusts.

Research Interests

  • Charity Law
  • Equity
  • Trusts
Current Research Projects

Juliet is currently working on a new charity law book.

Recent Publications

  • Chevalier-Watts, J. (2020). Post-Greenpeace, Better Public Media Trust, and Advocacy. The New Zealand law journal : NZLJ, 5(June), 190-195.

  • Chevalier-Watts, J. (2020). Have a Little Faith: the Advancement of Religion and Public Benefit. In B. Bussey (Ed.), The Status of Religion and the Public Benefit in Charity Law (pp. 3-30). Anthem Press.

  • Chevalier-Watts, J. (2020). Law of Charity (2nd ed.). ThomsonReuters.

  • Chevalier-Watts, J. (2019). [Interviewed as part of Checkpoint presentation 'New court date for Destiny Church over charity deregistration']. In Radio New Zealand. Retrieved from

Find more research publications by Juliet Chevalier-Watts


Law; Legal Education; Teaching; Teaching and Learning; Tertiary Education

Equity, trusts, charity law.

Contact Details

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Chevalier-Watts, Dr Juliet 6507 julietcw N.4.23 Law, Faculty of

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