Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

A World-Leading Capital City Faculty of Law

Home to scholars of international standing and based in the capital city's vibrant legal and political heart, there is no better place to advance your knowledge of the Law. Find out more


7 April 2016 Student editor feels privileged to contribute to Māori law discussions
Victoria University of Wellington law student Indiana Shewen has been appointed 2016 student editor of the Māori Law Review, a monthly review of law affecting Māori. Read more
15 March 2016 Prize to remember Fran Wright launched
Former Faculty member Caroline Morris (now at Queen Mary University, London) and Associate Professor Elisabeth McDonald have established and contributed to a prize to honour Fran Wright. Read more
3 March 2016 Media intrusions into privacy examined in new book
The legal profession is grappling with how to deal with phone-hacking, revenge porn, misuse of private information, internet trolling, bullying via social media and media intrusion, according to a new book. Read more

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