New Zealand Bar Associations


New Zealand Bar Associations

  • Auckland District Law Society, Auckland

    To Provide Quality Service To The Legal Profession In A Cost-effective Manner. To Protect And Promote The Interests Of The Public By Ensuring To The Best Of Its Ability That The Society's Members Maintain A Proper Standard Of Competence And Professional Integrity. To Assist Members By Promoting The Interests Of The Legal Profession In Every Way. To Efficiently And Fairly Discharge The Society's Statutory Functions.

  • New Zealand Law Society (NZLS), Lambton Quay

    The New Zealand Law Society (nzls) Was Established By Statute In 1869. The Current Legislation Is The Law Practitioners Act 1982. (note, This Act Is Being Replaced By The Lawyers And Conveyancers Act 2006, Which Is Expected To Come Into Force On 1 July 2008). The Law Practitioners Act 1982 Sets Out The Society's Name, Membership, Structure, General Functions, Powers And Duties. It Also Makes Provision For The District Law Societies, Which Are Independent Bodies With Their Own Statutory Powers. The District Law Societies And The New Zealand Law Society Operate In A Federal Structure.

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