Commercial Law

Commercial Law is about the laws that regulate business activities.

Studying in this area involves learning about the legal system and how specific laws work and their implications for business.

Examples include laws covering e-commerce, property, intellectual property, employment, marketing, investments, and taxation.

This area is also about understanding the legal implications of business activities.

NZ university majors related to this area

Though in the same subject area, they may be very different.

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Manager
  • Director
  • Business consultant
  • Disputes resolution practitioner
  • Patent executive
  • Negotiator
  • Entrepreneur
  • Public policy analyst
  • Human resources manager
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

171% of national
median earnings


Employment

75%
Employed
1%
Unemployed
15%
Further study
9%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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