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First published in 1974, LawTalk is New Zealand’s longest-established and most widely circulated legal publication.

Information published in LawTalk aims to be relevant to anyone who is practising law in New Zealand. As regulator of lawyers, the Law Society has the objective of providing information which will help improve the effectiveness of legal services to consumers and ensure the maintenance of the high standards of the legal profession. LawTalk includes regular information on decisions of the Lawyers Complaints Service, advice on the Law Society’s law reform activities, developments in legal practice management, legal information, technology, continuing legal education opportunities and other matters.


LawTalk is distributed without further charge to all lawyers who hold a current practising certificate and who are resident in New Zealand. Annual subscriptions may be purchased for NZ$138.00 (GST and postage included) for dispatch within New Zealand, NZ$192.00 (postage included) for dispatch to Pacific countries (including Australia), and NZ$216.00 (postage included) for dispatch anywhere else in the world.

Subscription inquiries should be directed to or you can download the LawTalk subscription form.


LawTalk is the premium advertising channel for the New Zealand legal profession. As well as display advertising, the magazine has a classified section which carries advertisements on matters such as will inquiries, situations vacant, premises to let and other legal services.

The Law Society also uses LawTalk to advertise the names of candidates for admission to the legal profession who are seeking certification of character and applicants for approval to practise on own account.

Advertising inquiries should be directed to or you can download the LawTalk advertising kit.

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Last updated on the 2nd December 2019