Welcome to New Zealand's leading law school


Offering the largest range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in New Zealand, the Auckland Law School is ranked among the best law schools in the world.

Why study at Auckland Law School

Auckland Law School graduates are highly sought after. Our high entry standards, excellent teaching and wealth of student opportunities prepare our graduates for exciting legal, professional and academic careers.

Our Research Culture

With New Zealand’s largest community of legal academics, the Auckland Law School has leaders in Corporate and Commercial Law, Public and International Law, and all other major areas of the law, attracting research students from around the world.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

We have exciting new fellowship and scholarship opportunities available for our PhD candidates. Find out why studying for a PhD at the Auckland Law School is a great choice if you want to progress your career - or just deepen your knowledge.

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    Positions available at the Auckland Law School
    26 May 2017
    The Auckland Law School invites applications for positions at any level from Lecturer to Professor, depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
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    Faculty Awards for Research Excellence
    25 May 2017
    Congratulations to Professor Craig Elliffe, Senior Lecturer Rohan Havelock and Professor Janet McLean, who have been recognised with Faculty Awards for their research.
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    Congratulations to our Stout Shield winners
    19 May 2017
    Congratulations to law students Jessica Palairet and James Rankin, who have won the 2017 Stout Shield.
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    Lawyer embarks on Olympic bid
    12 May 2017
    Auckland Law School alumnus Antonio Cozzolino has traded his business suit for a wetsuit, in a bid to follow his dreams of competing at the 2020 Olympics games, in the sport of windsurfing.