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. Scholarship and fellowship applications close 31 January 2017.

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    Public Lecture - Kent McNeil (Faculty of Law events, Lectures, Public lectures) Event as iCalendar
    14 November 2016
    Kent McNeil is a distinguished research professor (emeritus) at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He will present a public lecture on Recent Developments in Aboriginal Title Law in Canada.
  • 2017 Tutor positions available
    18 October 2016
    The Auckland Law School invites applications from LLB Part IV, Honours, Postgraduate law students and law graduates with an overall minimum GPA of B+ and interested in tutoring the compulsory law subjects in 2017.
  • Instructor positions available
    17 October 2016
    Instructor positions are available in 2017 for the Auckland Law School's LAW 298 Legal Research, Writing and Communication course.