Expressions of interest are sought for the voluntary position of lawyer members on the New Zealand Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal (“Tribunal”).
Part 7 of the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 sets out the requirements for complaints and discipline, and sections 226 to 272 and Schedule 4 govern the functions, duties and powers of the Tribunal.
Applications for appointment are sought from experienced lawyers who are currently practising and have practised as a lawyer for a period or periods aggregating more than seven years.
Appointments are made by the Board of the New Zealand Law Society|Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa under delegation from the Council and candidates must be of good character and possess the skills, experience and judgement needed to deal with disciplinary proceedings and make appropriate decisions.
The Tribunal is particularly looking for lawyers with experience in one or more of the following areas:
The Law Society is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to recognising the bicultural foundations of Aotearoa New Zealand. We encourage applications from a range of backgrounds and from candidates fluent in a second language including Te Reo Māori.
Please submit your CV with a covering letter to:
New Zealand Law Society
Applications must be received by 5:00pm, Friday 21 May 2021.