Property law related guidelines, which have been approved by the Law Society's Board, can be found here.
The New Zealand Law Society Property Law Section Guidelines (PLS Guidelines) were endorsed by the Law Society’s Board in October 2019. They were updated on:
This version of the PLS Guidelines is designed to be read on-screen, with hyperlinks provided to other guidelines within the document, and to outside sources of information such as legislation and case law.
Earlier versions are available on request email@example.com.
These guidelines draw on an opinion by Andrew Beck. This was commissioned by the Law Society to provide guidance to New Zealand lawyers on the law and requirements relating to the ownership and retention of records on termination of retainer.