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Alex Latu

Alex Latu imageBA LLB(Otago) LLM(New York)


Office 10th Floor – 10C10


Alex currently teaches part of the Property Law course as well as the Media Law elective paper.

Research interests

Alex's research interests lie generally in the areas of media law, legal theory, and law and global governance.


Before joining the Faculty in 2020 Alex practised as a solicitor, litigating media and intellectual property related issues in Sydney, Australia, after completing his LL.M. at NYU Law on a Fulbright scholarship. Alex was also a Judge's clerk in the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of New Zealand, following his undergraduate study in law and politics at Otago University.

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Geddis, A., & Latu, A. (2020). Unlawful commands, Bills of Rights, and the common law. New Zealand Law Journal, (December), 393-396, 398.

Young, S., & Latu, A. (2020). Class actions, crown negligence, immunities and epidemics on trial. New Zealand Law Journal, 10, 368-372.

Latu, A. (2013). Public procurement and private certification: The case of the UK TPP [Osgoode Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy Research Paper No, 53/2013]. Osgoode Digital Commons. 34p. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2360264

Henaghan, M., Righarts, S., Latu, A., & Ballantyne, R. (2012). Property (Relationships) Amendment Act 2001 and retirement: Are separated women more disadvantaged than men? Commissioned by the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income. Dunedin, New Zealand: University of Otago. 79p.

Latu, A., & Lucas, A. (2008). Discretion in the New Zealand criminal justice system: The position of Maori and Pacific Islanders. Journal of South Pacific Law, 12(1), 84-93.