New Zealand Law Society - Events


Law Society events bring together industry experts, thought leaders, and practitioners from across the profession in an environment of collaboration, learning, and innovation.

Come along to connect, gain insights and expand your network.

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36th Annual ILANZ Conference Blenheim


Tuesday, 21 May 2024 -
Thursday, 23 May 2024

Designed by in-house lawyers, for in-house lawyers, we aim to bring our members together. The conference has three networking functions – a welcome function to open the conference, a social event on the middle evening and it concludes with celebrating outstanding practitioners in the in-house community at our Awards Dinner.

AYL Financial Wellness Series - Buying A First Home


Thursday, 23 May 2024
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The event aims to continue the conversation we started in 2023 with the Auckland Young Lawyers, talking about personal finance, creating wealth, and taking the next step toward long-term financial freedom. For this event will be an in-person panel discussion on Buying a first home.

Q&A with the Law Society Vice President and CEO


Tuesday, 28 May 2024
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Join CEO of the New Zealand Law Society Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Katie Rusbatch, and Law Society Vice President and Board member, David Campbell, as they present on the representative work of the Law Society and the introduction of a membership subscription fee from 1 July 2024.

FLS webinar - Speaking on a child’s cultural background (section 136 of CoCA)


Thursday, 30 May 2024
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

We encourage you to register even if you are unavailable to attend on that date as a recording of the webinar and a CPD form will be provided to all registrants. Attendees are invited to email any questions they have to by 27 May and these will be passed on to Judge Otene to address at the webinar.
Presenter: Judge Sharyn Otene
Cost: (FLS members) $50.00 and (Non-members) $85.00
1 CPD hour 


FLS welcome function – Judge Sarah Morrison


Thursday, 13 June 2024
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Our North Shore regional representatives Rebecca Holm and Jade Cookson invite members and non-members to a drinks and canapes function to informally welcome Judge Morrison as the new resident judge on the North Shore.
Cost: FLS members: $40.00; Non-members: $75.00

PLS webinar: Natural Hazards Insurance Act


Tuesday, 18 June 2024
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

PLS Chair, Mark Sherry will host presenters Michala Beacham, Director NHI Act Implementation and Bernadette McDougall, Head of Claims from EQC Toka Tū Ake for a one hour overview of the new Natural Hazards Insurance Act. 
Audience: Property Lawyers

Thinking Property


Thursday, 20 June 2024
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Thinking Property is a collegial, educational session hosted and facilitated by the PLS Executive Committee.  The 90-minute fast-paced session takes place after the Executive committee meeting and covers a wide range of topics. Discussion and feedback during the session is encouraged

Link to register coming soon

Auckland New Lawyers Physical Wellbeing | Boxing Lesson


Thursday, 20 June 2024
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

The Auckland New Lawyers Commitee introduce the physical wellness series, designed to empower you physically and mentally with boxing sessions led by experienced trainers at Boxing Central.
Audience: Auckland New Lawyers

Auckland New Lawyers Physical Wellness | Self Defense


Thursday, 27 June 2024
5:45 pm – 6:45 pm

The Auckland New Lawyers introduce the physical wellness series designed to empower you physically and mentally with self-defense workshops. Our Sensei Becs will guide you through practical exercises and strategies to ensure you feel empowered. 
Audience: Auckland New Lawyers


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