Regulation Directory project - New Zealand

Legal Jurisdictions

New Zealand

Lawyer Title(s)

Barrister/Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

Regulator(s) of Admission

New Zealand Council of Legal Education, New Zealand law Society and High Court of New Zealand

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.nz/for-lawyers/joining-the-legal-profession/admission
   

Regulator(s) of Practice

New Zealand Law Society

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.nz/for-lawyers/regulatory-requirements contains the links to the Regional Bar Associations  

Disciplinary Authorities

Lawyers Standards Committees operated by the New Zealand Law Society Complaints Service; Lawyers Complaints Review Officer; Lawyers and Conveyancers Disciplinary Tribunal.

Contact/URL

http://www.lawsociety.org.nz/home/for_lawyers/regulatory/complaints
http://www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/legal-complaints-review-officer
http://www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/legal-complaints-review-officer  

Other Bodies involved in Regulation of the Legal Profession

Ministry of Justice

Contact/URL

http://www.justice.govt.nz

Primary Legislative Source

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006:

Contact/URL

http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2006/0001/latest/DLM364939.html?search=ts_act_lawyers&sr=1