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Postgraduate Students

Current Students

Name Topic Degree Email Address
Curtis Barnes Approaches to robot law LLM curtisreidbarnes@gmail.com
Sarah Butcher The effect on the right to a private life by prior publication of words, photos and other personal information PhD butsa501@student.otago.ac.nz
Michael Crosbie A Limitation Period for Serious Crime PhD cromi327@student.otago.ac.nz
Liesl Eichholz Topic: The Interaction between Blockchain Technologies and the Law LLM
Henry Flood Data Protection Law and Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner LLM flood@live.com
Deb Inder The voice of the child in the context of the New Zealand Family Law System; What does participation mean for children and how can we promote the voice of the child in the context of family law? PhD debinder@centralmediation.co.nz
Lee James Parental alienation of children in care disputes LLM
Ruth Jeffrey Defining the parameters of the employee-employer relationship in the presence of mental health disorders PhD jefru339@student.otago.ac.nz
David Krott “Guilty or not guilty” – The Call for International Environmental Criminal Law LLM kroda235@student.otago.ac.nz
Frances Matthews Are older people in residential care arbitrarily detained? PhD matfr383@student.otago.ac.nz
Fiona Miller Statutory provision for competent children under the age of 16 years consenting to, or refusing their own medical, surgical or dental treatment PhD chris_and_fiona@hotmail.com
Kesia Sherwood Lack of appropriate legislation for dealing with young offenders with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) PhD sheke654@student.otago.ac.nz
Mele Tupou The effects of the 2010 constitutional reform in Tonga - a study of the devolution of executive authority from monarchy to representative government PhD ikatonga_t@yahoo.com
Richman Wee Biobanking and Safeguarding the Rights and Interests of Health Research Participants in the Genomics Era in NZ PhD richman.wee@otago.ac.nz

Recent Graduates

Name Topic Degree
Benjamin Ralston Marine spatial planning as a tool for reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous interests LLM
Daniel Becker The Controversy over Mediator Neutrality: Input from New Zealand Mediators LLM
Robert Styles The role of Non-Governmental Organisations in International Law LLM
Amiee Brown Role of Central Government in Resource Management LLM
Christopher Gullidge The Promulgation of Primary Legislation in New Zealand: Principles, Practice and Practicalities LLM
Tobias Barkley Discretionary Interests and rights to replace Trustees: Can they be Property? LLM
Joanne Lee The Laws of Privacy and Consent and Large scale DNA Biobanking in New Zealand LLM
Arie Afriansyah State Responsibility in International Environmental Protection during Armed Conflict PhD
Amir Bastani Legal and Ethical Issues in the ‘genetic defence’ Concerning Criminal Responsibility PhD
Mohamad Bin Abd Rahnam Efficiency of legal mechanisms in handling the invasion of malware, badware and bad cookies PhD
Hui Yun Chan Advance Directives in Healthcare Law PhD
Simon Connell The Future of the Interpretation of Contracts PhD
Allan Cooke What is the State’s Responsibility to Children who are in State Care PhD
Matthew Downs History and Application of “the proviso” per S385 of the Crimes Act 1961 PhD
Mary Foley The duty to provide for adult children in wills PhD
Ben France-Hudson Private property rights and natural resources PhD
Claire Green The impact of section 15 of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 on the vexing issue of economic disparity between couples on the break down of their relationships PhD
Naomi Johnstone Exploring PEACE in the Bougainville Conflict: Access to justice and reconciliation through 'win-win' mediation and Indigenous dispute resolution PhD
Buvanis Karuppiah Property Rights of Cohabitants: A Comparative Study Between Malaysia, England and New Zealand PhD
Maria Pozza The International Law and Policy of Outer Space: A New Perspective on Arms Control PhD
Fiona Mackenzie Motherhood and Family Law in NZ with Respect to Separated Parenting PhD
Susan Robson The policy response to problems of process in the employment jurisdiction PhD
Melvin Salahuddin The UNFCCC in the REDD: Compliance through Transnational Legal Process in Decentralised Indonesia PhD
Jeanne Snelling Parental preferences and procreative choices: Reproductive liberty and the regulation of preimplantation genetic diagnosis PhD
Abby Suszko The foreshore and seabed debate: Contrasting visions of equality and rights PhD
Bridgette Toy-Cronin Unrepresented Litigants in the New Zealand Civil Courts PhD
Christopher Walshaw Interpretation of statutory rules as application: A legal hermeneutics PhD
Megan Gollop The Impact of a Relocation Dispute Following Parental Separation PhD
Mara Hosoda Evaluating equity programs in New Zealand law schools for Pacific LLB students PhD
Brenda McKinney Minding the Race Gap: A Comparative Review Exploring the Promise and Progression of New Zealand Style Restorative Juvenile Justice Practices LLM