Auckland Law School
Mel Smith: Māori CEO in the UK who keeps it real
13 May 2022
Melanie Smith breaks the mould. It’s rare to find a female chief executive in London, let alone one who is Māori.
Māori scholar following in Mel Smith's footsteps
13 May 2022
Reilly Polaschek is heading to Sydney in August to work for the same company at which mentor and sponsor Mel Smith worked for many years.
Broken protection order system fails domestic violence victims
10 May 2022
Opinion: The Family Court can fail domestic violence victims by insisting perpetrators are notified before protection is granted, writes Carrie Leonetti.
Feeling the fear and doing it anyway
5 May 2022
Meteri Araitia was going through a tough bout of imposter syndrome, wondering whether she ‘belonged’ in her degree and if she was good enough to finish.
Law graduate seeks to amplify Māori and Moana-Oceania voices
5 May 2022
Bradley Arona-Waqanivavalagi has graduated as a Bachelor of Law (honours) and Arts, and wants to use it to effect change for his people.
What Spotify and Tinder aren’t telling us
4 May 2022
Our online and real-world lives are increasingly influenced by algorithmic recommendations based on data gathered about our behavior by companies that are often reluctant to tell us how they work, but researchers at the University have tried to find out by analysing the legal documents of Spotify and Tinder.
Crypto's quest for legitimacy
2 May 2022
OPINION: The role of cryptocurrency in the Ukraine war and moves by central banks indicate a wider role for the technology, writes Matt Bartlett.
Auckland's alternative dispute resolution juggernaut continues
7 April 2022
A team of students from the University of Auckland Law School have come out on top in the 2022 Transatlantic Negotiation Competition, undefeated in every round.
Law school signs student exchange agreement with the University of Cambridge
11 March 2022
University of Auckland signs new student exchange agreement with the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge.
How the Family Court rewards abusive behaviour rather than recognising it
2 March 2022
Opinion: In the second part of her series on Family Court arrest warrants for children, Carrie Leonetti explains parents who seek them are often abusers. Part 2 of 2
Mediation team takes international competition for fourth year
25 February 2022
The University of Auckland has been crowned champion of the 17th edition of the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, following head-to-head virtual mock mediation sessions against 47 university teams from 33 countries.
The Family Court’s shocking practice of arresting children
23 February 2022
Opinion: Carrie Leonetti looks at the use of arrest warrants which, she argues, are not about the welfare of the child, but about the power of the court. Part 1 of 2