New Zealand Law Society - Membership

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Member benefits for the 2024/25 membership year

Taking effect from 1 July 2024 

Advocacy and voice for the profession

Representing the profession on issues including rule of law and access to justice

Complimentary membership to a Section

Gain access to the broad range of services and support offered by our Sections (FLS, PLS, ILANZ)

Note that eligibility criteria apply to Section membership.

Member savings on CPD

Enjoy savings with up to 30% off full price on Law Society CLE CPD and other Law Society education for Members

Networking and learning events

Stay connected with events, learning and support via our 13 branches and Sections

Local support through our branch network

A community to turn to when you need help

Listed on Find a Lawyer

Be discovered with Find a Lawyer, a publicly searchable lawyer database

Save money

Enjoy member only offers and discounts through our Partner Programme

Specialist tools & resources

Access our growing library of tools, resources and guides for your practice and area of law

Mentoring and career hub

One-stop-shop of tools and resources to support you in your career

Enhance your brand

Promote your membership of the Law Society with the use of Law Society and FLS/PLS logos

Member-only bulletins

Stay informed on critical issues related to your area of practice

Complimentary membership for new lawyers in their first two years of practice

Membership, support, collegiality and resources designed especially for new lawyers in your first two years of practice.

Personal, Wellbeing and Professional Support

As a member, the Law Society is here to support you through various stages of your professional life, with resources and support in times of need.

Support is available to all lawyers on a confidential basis by fellow lawyers on your questions or concerns related to practice issues



The value of Section membership

Membership to the New Zealand Law Society includes membership to a Section, which offers deeper value to members working in particular areas of law.


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