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Healthy practice

The business of law can be challenging and, for those in sole practice, it can also be lonely. 

Business Mentors New Zealand 

New Zealand lawyers can access support and mentoring from Business Mentors New Zealand. Business Mentors’ experienced, independent mentors can act as a guide and sounding board for small to medium sized practices (up to 25 employees) to help them develop their potential. Read more...

National Friends Panel

The Law Society's National Friends Panel consists of New Zealand lawyers who are willing to be contacted on a confidential basis by fellow lawyers with questions or concerns relating to practice issues. If you would find it helpful to discuss an issue with someone who understands the pressures of life as a lawyer, read more...

Locum Panel

The Law Society maintains a panel of lawyers who are available to work as locums. Locums provide cover in circumstances such as the temporary absence of staff or where a principal may be absent for recreational or health reasons. Read more...

Articles and information

You may also find useful resources in our Practice Briefings and Business of Law sections.

The Family Law Section and In-House Lawyers Section (ILANZ) also provide support for section members. Contact the section manager for more information.

Last updated on the 18th May 2016