Our Advisers

Each student centre adviser at Auckland Law School has their own specific area of interest and expertise and are here to help with any questions you may have.

Location

Auckland Law School Student Centre
Level 2, Building 810 (corner of Short Street and Eden Crescent)
1-11 Short Street
CBD, Auckland

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 5pm 

Contact us

Email: lawreception@auckland.ac.nz
Undergraduate queries: undergradlaw@auckland.ac.nz
Postgraduate queries: postgradlaw@auckland.ac.nz

Student Advisers

Alternatively we are also happy to set up Zoom meetings to provide you the information you require.

Student Academic and Support Adviser (Part I)

Kelly Zhong
Bldg 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 810.241
Phone: +64 9 923 7939
Email: k.zhong@auckland.ac.nz
 

Student Academic and Support Adviser (Postgraduate and International)

Angela Vaai
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.33
Phone: +64 9 923 8180
Emaila.vaai@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Undergraduate and Equity)

Jemimah Khoo
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.32
Phone: +64 9 923 2826
Emailj.khoo@auckland.ac.nz
 

Student Support and Experience Adviser 

Amanda O'Gorman
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.30
Phone: +64 9 923 3903
Email: amanda.o'gorman@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Experience Adviser 

Martyna Zyskowska (On leave until mid-Nov 2020)
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.32
Phone: +64 9 923 3096
Emailm.zyskowska@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Development and Engagement Manager (Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes)

Suranjika Tittawella
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.42
Phone: +64 9 923 6396
Emails.tittawella@auckland.ac.nz
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Career Development and Employer Engagement Manager

Andrew Tui
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.23
Phone: +64 9 923 8086
Email: a.tui@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Pouāwhina Māori)

Grace Abbott
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 2
Room 2.34
Phone: +64 9 923 8801
Email: g.abbott@auckland.ac.nz
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Student Academic and Support Adviser (Pasifika)

Manuēsina Māhina
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 2
Room 2.31
Phone: +64 9 923 5019
Emailm.mahina@auckland.ac.nz

Associate Deans

Associate Dean (Academic)

Bronwyn Davies
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 5
Room 5.31
Phone: +64 9 923 3840
Emailbronwyn.davies@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Equity)

Carrie Leonetti
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.10
Phone: +64 9 923 4313
Email: carrie.leonetti@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (International)

Dr Anna Hood
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 3
Room 7.13
Phone: +64 9 923 2242
Email: a.hood@auckland.ac.nz
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Acting Associate Dean (Pasifika)

Treasa Dunworth
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.29
Phone: +64 9 923 8008
Email: t.dunworth@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Postgraduate) 

Associate Professor Chris Noonan
Semester One
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.43
Phone: +64 9 923 7444
Email: c.noonan@auckland.ac.nz
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Professor Craig Elliffe
Semester Two
Building 801, 9 Eden Crescent
Level 4
Room 4.01
Phone:+64 9 923 8990
Email: c.elliffe@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Research)

Professor Janet McLean
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.19
Phone: +64 9 923 9720
Email: j.mclean@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Rob Batty
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 5
Room 5.29
Phone: +64 9 923 4370
Email: r.batty@auckland.ac.nz
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Marcus Roberts
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 5
Room 5.37
Phone: +64 9 923 8802
Email: m.roberts@auckland.ac.nz
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Kaiārahi

Kathryn Arona
Building 810, 1-11 Short Street
Level 7
Room 7.25
Phone: +64 9 923 1095
Email: k.arona@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Advisers

Faculty Adviser for students with disabilities

Karen Fairweather
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.08
Phone: +64 9 923 2756
Email: k.fairweather@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to LGBTI students

Professor Ron Paterson
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.18
Phone: +64 9 923 8028
Email: r.paterson@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to LGBTI students

Professor Jane Kelsey
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 2
Room 2.12
Phone: +64 9 923 8006
Email: j.kelsey@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students from lower socio-economic backgrounds

Dr Katherine Doolin
Building 810, 1-11 Short St
Level 7
Room 7.33
Phone: +64 9 923 5638
Email: k.doolin@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students who are parents

John Ip
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.06
Phone: +64 9 923 2387
Email: j.ip@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to students from refugee backgrounds

Dr An Hertogen
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.22
Phone: +64 9 923 1129
Email: an.hertogen@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser to women students

Professor Jane Kelsey
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 2.12
Phone: +64 9 923 8006
Email: j.kelsey@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Wellbeing Convenor (Staff and Students)

Professor Peter Devonshire
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.09
Phone: +64 9 923 5638
Email: p.devonshire@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Advisers for students applying to overseas universities (UK/US/HK/AUS)

John Ip
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.06
Phone: +64 9 923 2387
Email: j.ip@auckland.ac.nz
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Associate Professor Scott Optican
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.08
Phone: +64 9 923 5637
Email: s.optican@auckland.ac.nz
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Faculty Adviser for Student Competitions

Associate Professor Scott Optican
Building 803, 17 Eden Crescent
Level 3
Room 3.08
Phone: +64 9 923 5637
Email: s.optican@auckland.ac.nz
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