University of Auckland news

  • Firm adopts unique internship to tackle major legal problem by Sophie Schroder

    A Kiwi law firm has launched a programme that it hopes will channel a group of people that are strikingly under-represented in the legal profession into its ranks

  • Two world-leading law academics choose NZ Uni by Sophie Schroder

    New Zealand’s most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two of the world’s leading academics to take on the Dean of the Law School and Professor of Law roles

  • No dreams left undone by Mackenzie McCarty

    November will mark 20 years since Mai Chen co-founded public law firm Chen Palmer. Now a prominent industry figure, Chen tells NZ Lawyer about the firm’s future and an inescapable client shift

  • Trailblazing former High Court judge arrives in NZ to help launch LGBTI network by Sophie Schroder

    He was the first openly gay judge of Australia’s highest court and is respected globally for his trailblazing work: The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG prepares to help launch Auckland Law School’s LGBTI network

  • The changing landscape of corporate law: A ground-breaking journey by Sophie Schroder

    A major corporate law conference will include an address by Jack Hodder QC, an architect of the Companies Act 1993, which was once called “the most radical reappraisal” of this branch of the law in the Commonwealth

  • Law alumni clean up in major 2014 awards by Sophie Schroder

    Three Auckland Law School alumni and future top NZ lawyers feature in this year’s Fulbright award recipients and will now go on to complete higher studies at Harvard, Columbia University and Yale