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    Spotlight on research: Innovative civil justice in Christchurch following the earthquakes
    29 November 2017
    Senior Lecturer Nina Khouri from the Auckland Law School has researched and published a paper analysing the innovative civil justice process employed by the Christchurch High Court following the city’s earthquakes, which generated hundreds of thousands of insurance claims, many of which were disputed.
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    ‘True son of New Zealand’ awarded US Honorary Fellowship
    06 November 2017
    Professor David Williams has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History (ASLH), in recognition of a lifetime of scholarly distinction and leadership in the field.
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    John and Marylyn Mayo Chair in Health Law
    27 October 2017
    Dr John Mayo, one of the Faculty’s long- standing donors, has made a further substantial gift to establish an endowed Chair in the area of Health Law and Policy. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding scholar for this Chair.
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    New internship provides UN experience
    25 October 2017
    A student with a keen interest in the role states can play in improving lives has recently returned from Switzerland where he interned at the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations and World Trade Organisation.
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    Team wins host of awards at Air Law Moot
    24 October 2017
    The Auckland Law School Air Law Moot team made it through to the finals and won a host of awards.
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    Rutherford Fellowship to research indigenous rights
    09 October 2017
    Associate Professor Claire Charters from the Auckland Law School has been awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the ways indigenous peoples’ rights are constitutionally recognised throughout the world.
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    Combating multinational tax avoidance
    25 August 2017
    A global tax expert and academic from Auckland Law School is heading to Brazil this week to give a presentation to the International Fiscal Association (IFA) addressing the common methods used by multinational companies to avoid paying tax.
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    Law School involved in East meets West Conference
    21 August 2017
    The Auckland Law School co-convened an international conference in Australia last week at the University of Sydney examining corporate governance and regulation.
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    High Standard in John Haigh QC Memorial Moot
    15 August 2017
    Over sixty students took part in this year’s John Haigh QC Memorial Mooting Competition with the Final held in the Auckland High Court on 1 August.
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    Legal Research Foundation awards recognise outstanding writing
    25 July 2017
    A legal text by Lecturer Dr Jane Norton from the Auckland Law School has jointly won this year’s prestigious JF Northey Memorial Book Award.
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    Success at Asia-Pacific mediation competition
    21 July 2017
    A team from the Auckland Law School placed second overall at the inaugural International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Australia Asia-Pacific Commercial Mediation Competition, held in Melbourne earlier this month.
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    Tackling global business in Hong Kong
    20 July 2017
    When student Alex Churchill joined a team from the University of Auckland taking part in the HSBC/HKU Asia Pacific Business Case Competition in Hong Kong, he did not know the impact it would have on his future.
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    Students excel in Asia Pacific Business Case Competition
    18 July 2017
    A team from the University of Auckland has triumphed at the world’s largest business case competition in Hong Kong.
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    Student on a mission
    17 July 2017
    Lafoai Luaitalo knows first-hand how life-changing some opportunities can be.
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    Students compete in world's largest moot
    29 June 2017
    A team of top mooters from the Auckland Law School travelled to Vienna recently to compete in the world’s largest competition, the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
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    Alumni appointed Queen's Counsel
    20 June 2017
    The Dean of Law, Professor Andrew Stockley, congratulated Auckland alumni who have been appointed Queen’s Counsel.
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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.
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    Call for UN Nation States to be Earth trustees
    09 May 2017
    An environmental law expert and academic from the University of Auckland is calling for the United Nations to adopt the idea of Earth trusteeship to protect the planet from further environmental degradation.