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  • Professor Graeme Austin

    In conversation with Professor Graeme Austin

    Professor Graeme Austin was recently profiled by the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand in its magazine for IP legal practitioners. The interview was conducted at the end of last year.  As Graeme said, “that feels like a lifetime ago!”

  • Professor Petra Butler judges the Vis Moot Competition via Zoom

    Professor Petra Butler judges online Willem C Vis Mooting Competition

    Professor Petra Butler from the Faculty of Law has been involved in the Willem C Vis mooting competition for the last 17 years as a coach, an arbitrator, and by helping to write the problem. However, this year’s moot will stick in her memory for one specific reason—it had to move completely online. She was a judge in the finals this year and ended up doing it from lockdown in her Wellington home.

  • Two University appointments to Waitangi Tribunal

    A Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington professor newly appointed to the Waitangi Tribunal sees the appointment as an "act of trust in the value of academic research".

Podcast series: the legal low-down on the lockdown


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