New Zealand Law Society - Membership

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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. 

The new membership year starts on 1 July 2024 and is available to all lawyers who hold a current practising certificate.

Member benefits for the 2024/25 membership year

From 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025

Advocacy for the profession

A strong voice and trusted advocate for access to justice and rule of law across the motu

Inclusive of membership to a Section

Gain access to the broad range of services and support offered by our Sections (FLS, PLS, ILANZ)

*Your 2024-25 subscription includes membership of a Section (eligibility criteria apply)

Member savings on CPD

Enjoy savings with up to 30% off full price NZLS CLE Limited and Law Society education

Networking and learning events

Stay connected with events, learning and support via our 13 branches and Sections

Local support through our branch network

A community to turn to when you need help

Listed on Find a Lawyer

Be discovered with Find a Lawyer, a publicly searchable lawyer database

Save money

Enjoy member only offers and discounts through our Partner Programme

Specialist tools and resources

Access our growing library of tools, resources and guides for your practice and area of law

Mentoring and career hub

One-stop-shop of tools and resources to support you in your career

Enhance your brand

Build confidence with your clients and promote your membership of Law Society with the use of Law Society and FLS/PLS logo and post-nominals

Member-only bulletins

Stay informed on critical issues related to your area of practice

Complimentary membership for new lawyers in their first two years of practice

Membership, support, collegiality and resources designed especially for new lawyers in your first two years of practice.

Personal, Wellbeing and Professional Support

As a member, the Law Society is here to support you through various stages of your professional life, with resources and support in times of need.

Support is available to all lawyers on a confidential basis by fellow lawyers on your questions or concerns related to practice issues


Law Society membership
Includes membership to one Section
Additional Section membership*
$290 plus GST $100 plus GST

*Eligibility criteria apply
 Terms and conditons


The value of Section membership

Our Sections specialise in in-house practice, family law and property law.
Section benefits include:


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