AUT Law School


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Postgraduate Certificate in Law
Master of Laws

Located in the heart of Auckland's bustling CBD, AUT Law School offers a distinctive, professionally-focused legal education designed to maximise the employment opportunities available to our students once they graduate. The school is staffed by a team of motivated and supportive lecturers and produces graduates who are quickly becoming highly sought after by a range of law firms and other employers.

Operating since 2009, the four year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) have been developed in close consultation with the legal profession and other key external stakeholders.

News and Events

Public lecture: Judge Eugene Hyman on Intimate Partner Violence
Judge Eugene Hyman

The AUT Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice is pleased to host Judge Eugene Hyman, who will address the important topic of keeping the victims / survivors and their children safe in cases where there has been intimate partner violence. This will occur in the Wave Room (WG308) at the AUT City Campus at 5.30 on Monday, 22 May 2017.

AUT Law School – Looking ahead
Dean of Law

AUT Law School opened in 2009 as New Zealand’s sixth law school. In its eighth year now, the School has seen a number of interesting developments in both curriculum and academic staff.

Law Talk spoke to Professor Charles Rickett, Dean AUT Law School, about the School’s journey and how he sees the future.

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Inquiry right answer to NZSAS raid claims – Kris Gledhill, NZ Herald Op-ed
Associate Professor Kris Gledhill

Hit & Run, which was authored by investigative journalist Nicky Hager and freelance journalist Jon Stephenson, is based on the NZ Special Air Service's (SAS) response to the first New Zealand death in combat in Afghanistan.

Last updated: 15-May-2017 8.09am

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