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.

Leaders in Law

Our newest appointment to the academic staff is Dr Jane Norton, who joins us from the United Kingdom where she completed her doctorate at Balliol College, Oxford as a Clarendon Scholar and was then a lecturer at the Birmingham Law School.

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    Parent seminars (Faculty of Law events) Event as iCalendar
    01 June 2016 - 18 August 2016
    The University of Auckland is holding a series of parent seminars around New Zealand. As a parent or guardian of a student considering studying with us, come along to ask any questions you have about the Auckland Law School.
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    Public Lecture: "Indigenous Administrative Law" Dean Lorne Sossin (Faculty of Law events, Public lectures) Event as iCalendar
    05 July 2016, 6pm
    Lorne Sossin, Dean of Osgood Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada, will present a public lecture on Indigenous Administrative Law.
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    Postgraduate Information Evenings (Faculty of Law events) Event as iCalendar
    11 July 2016 - 14 July 2016
    Come and meet us in Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin between 11-14 July. Find out about our wide range of taught and research programmes and the many postgraduate scholarships available at the University of Auckland.
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    Taxing non-residents - A global response to BEPS (Faculty of Law events, Conferences) Event as iCalendar
    15 July 2016, 9am - 4:30pm
    The NZ Research Centre for Law and Business invites you to a conference that looks at how different countries are responding to some of the key reform issues suggested in the base erosion and profit shifting programme (BEPS).
  • John Haigh Memorial Moot
    08 June 2016
    The John Haigh Memorial Moot was established by the Mooting Society in memoriam of John Haigh QC and is the Law School’s largest competition.
  • Australia and New Zealand Air Law Moot
    04 May 2016
    The Auckland Law School, in conjunction with the co-conveners of the Australia and New Zealand Air Law Moot, is pleased to host the third annual Australia and New Zealand Air Law Moot Competition (ANZALM).