New Zealand Law Society - Become a PLS Member

Become a PLS Member

Property Law is an ever-changing and exciting field of law. The Property Law Section supports property lawyers to meet the many challenges of the profession.


Full membership

Full membership of the Law Society is available to those holding a current practising certificate and is a prerequisite to full membership of the Property Law Section. The membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June. 

From 1 July 2024, the Law Society is introducing an upgraded membership subscription for the new membership year. One of the many benefits of Law Society membership is that it qualifies you for complimentary membership to one Section of your choice.  

To join the Property Law Section as a full member, complete the registration form for Law Society membership and select the option to join the Property Law Section.  

The membership subscription of $290 +GST will be included on your renewal invoice in May, and your membership will commence from 1 July. Please see here for more information on the benefits of Law Society membership, and here for the benefits of joining the Property Law Section.  

If you have completed the pre-registration form for 2024/25, but wish to become a member of the Property Law Section immediately, please contact 

Already a PLS member? 

The upgraded Law Society membership subscription will be included  on your 2024/25 practising certificate renewal and membership invoice for those who are current PLS members. For any queries, please email 

Associate Membership

If you are not a practising lawyer, you may be eligible for PLS associate membershipAssociate membership of the Law Society is a prerequisite to associate membership of PLS. The membership year runs from 1 July to 30 June.  

If you are a Law Society associate member and wish to join PLS, please send us an email

If you are not already an associate member of the Law Society, you will need to apply for this in conjunction with your PLS associate membership on the form below.


From 1 July 2024, the Law Society is introducing an upgraded membership subscription for the 2024/25 membership year for full (lawyer) members. NZLS Associate membership remains unchanged for all categories of associate member (e.g. academics, judges, members of Legal Executives New Zealand). They will continue to enjoy their full range of associate member benefits and access to member-rates at NZLS CLE courses. We have streamlined the PLS Associate Membership fee into a single fee of $180 + GST. 

Law Society associate membership will cost an additional $106.

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