New Zealand Law Society - FLS Membership

FLS Membership

Whether you are starting out in your career as a family lawyer, working your way up the career ladder or an experienced family lawyer, Family Law Section membership has much to offer.

Read about the many benefits that FLS membership gives you.

The membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June.

Membership or associate membership of the New Zealand Law Society is a prerequisite for Family Law Section membership.

New Zealand Law Society membership

The new membership year starts on 1 July 2024 and is available to all lawyers who hold a current practising certificate. Join now for the 2024-25 membership year and retain your access to a range of services to help you connect, grow, learn and stay informed. 

Law Society membership is $290 plus GST and includes membership to one section (Family Law Section, Property Law Section, or ILANZ). Additional Section membership is $100 plus GST.

Click here to learn more about the benefits of Law Society membership.

Family Law Section Associate membership is available to associate members of the NZLS who do not hold a current practising certificate but have a significant interest in family law. Examples of associate members would be retired lawyers; overseas lawyers; present and former members of the judiciary in New Zealand or elsewhere; and legal academics.