Summer Research Scholarship 2017/2018

Attention Part III and Part IV Law Students -Apply now for a Summer Research Scholarship for 2017/2018


  • receive a $6,000 stipend for 400 hours research work over the summer (December to mid-February)
  • polish your legal research and writing skills before entering legal practice and/or in preparation for future postgraduate study
  • improve your confidence working in the law through extensive interactions with academic staff
  • add value to your CV and improve your career opportunities
  • experiences gained in previous scholarships have included:
    • practice in analysis and literature reviews
    • participation in cutting-edge research


Please see below for available topics and supervisor in 2017/2018; for more detailed information click here.


Apply by midnight on Sunday 30 July 2017 at


Project Description Supervisor
The Modern Framework of Interlocutory Injunctions Professor Peter Devonshire
Chemical Weapons Convention in the Asia Pacific Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth
The Evolution of Human Rights Dr. Andrew Erueti
Climate Change and the Individual Associate Professor Caroline Foster
Housing Law and Policy in New Zealand Associate Professor David Grinlinton
The Contra Proferentem Rule in Contractual Interpretation Mr. Rohan Havelock
ILC Model Rules of Arbitral Procedure Associate Professor Amokura Kawharu
Legal Issues surrounding Brexit Professor Jane Kelsey
New Zealand Tax History – The George Grey Period Professor Michael Littlewood