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


15 June 2016 Masters scholarships open for Law of Privacy
Masters students interested in privacy law can apply for a scholarship to both... Read more
14 June 2016 Moment of chance proves life-changing for indigenous scholar
A moment of chance proved life-changing for Visiting Indigenous Scholar Emerald UnRuh... Read more
10 June 2016 Private Law prize honours top New Zealand judge
A prize in private law will serve as an enduring reminder of Sir Ivor Richardson’s... Read more

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Jul4-6ConferencesPasifika Law and Culture Conference
Date: 4–6 July 2016
Time: 8.30 am
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Jul7-9ConferencesALTA Conference 2016
Date: 7–9 July 2016
Time: 11.00 am
Venue: Victoria University of Wellington Faculty of Law
Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is proud to be hosting the annual conference… Read more
Aug4-5ConferencesGeographical Indications: The International Debate and the Best Way Forward for New Zealand
Date: 4–5 August 2016
Time: 8.30 am
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Postgraduate flexibility

Our postgraduate programmes offer a flexible approach to advanced study. Read the 2016 postgraduate prospectus.



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