New Zealand Law Society - Covid-19 latest updates for the profession

Covid-19 latest updates for the profession

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The following is a summary of this week’s Covid-19 Level 4 information for the profession.

Regularly updated information can also be found on the Law Society’s dedicated Covid-19 webpage.


25/3 Chief Justice message regarding court operations at Level 4

26/3 Chief Justice message on limitations on those entering courthouses

26/3 Chief District Court Judge notice on District Court sittings

1/4 Update from Chief District Court Judge on proceedings in the District Court

Please also see the Courts of New Zealand site for the latest updates

Guidance for the legal profession

25/3 Law Society information on monthly trust account certificates

26/3 Law Society information on affidavits and POAs

27/3 Department of Corrections’ response to COVID-19 and correspondence with the Law Society

27/3 Law Society opinion on the administering of Oaths and Declarations

31/1 Ministry of Justice advice on serving documents

Updates for Practice areas

25/3 Guidance from the Property Law Section on property settlements at Level 4

31/1 LINZ guidelines on authority and identity requirements and lapsing of caveats

Ministry of Justice PPPR Act applications information

Law Society activities

27/3 Message from our President

27/3 CPD Declarations and COVID-19

31/03 Pro bono support sought for Community Law Centres

1/4 The first of the Law Society’s free COVID-19 webinar series on topics relevant to the legal profession launched this week. These will be available shortly on the NZLS CLE website.

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