AUT Law School

Located in the heart of Auckland's bustling CBD, AUT Law School offers a distinctive, professionally-focused legal education designed to maximise the employment opportunities available to our students once they graduate. The school is staffed by a team of motivated and supportive lecturers and produces graduates who are quickly becoming highly sought after by a range of law firms and other employers.

Operating since 2009, the four year Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) have been developed in close consultation with the legal profession and other key external stakeholders.

News and Events

AUT Law Professor on Law Reform Committee

Warren Brookbanks, Professor of Criminal Law and Justice Studies and founder and director of AUT’s Centre for Non-Adversarial Justice, has been appointed to the criminal law committee of the New Zealand Law Society.


Professor Bernadette McSherry receives inaugural Kayes Fletcher Walker visiting scholar award
Australian criminal law academic Bernadette McSherry is the first person to receive the Kayes Fletcher Walker visiting scholar award in conjunction with AUT Law School.
Competition win brings real world learning

Representing AUT in the 2017 Sentencing Advocacy Competition gave law student Abhijit Desai an incredible opportunity to experience the realities of criminal law. Abhijit, who made it to the finals against 23 other participants, impressed the judges with his skill and brought home the win.


Last updated: 09-Oct-2017 7.48am

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