DLA Piper New Zealand can be reached at its offices or by calling +64 9 303 2019 (Auckland) or +64 4 472 6289 (Wellington). Further contact information for New Zealand offices can be found in the Locations section. We are committed to providing the highest quality services to all our clients. If you have specific questions about services, please contact the contact person responsible for labour or the New Zealand National Manager. All DLA Piper New Zealand lawyers are admitted to the New Zealand Bar and are regulated by the New Zealand Law Society (NZLS). NZLS regulatory requirements and other information about the legal profession (including the complaints procedure and the Lawyer Loyalty Fund) are available at www.lawsociety.org.nz. Select a region from the drop-down list to view relevant legal information. “Partner” means a partner of DLA Piper New Zealand and a partner, member, director, employee or consultant of any other DLA Piper law firm of equivalent status. DLA Piper New Zealand may also have a number of lawyers from other jurisdictions who are members of foreign bar associations. You can find more information about our employees and their professional qualifications on the website in the People section.
NZLS CLE Ltd offers a wide range of continuing education courses for New Zealand lawyers. Visit the NZLS CLE website for the latest CPD opportunities. PO Box 5041, Wellington 6140, New ZealandDX SP20202Fax: +64 4 473 7909 The Law Society has 13 branches nationwide. Contact your local office for information on upcoming local events, training opportunities, information and support, or for inquiries. NB: From Monday 30 May, our reception will be located at the National Law Library Office in the High Court Building at Kate Sheppard Place (map). This is happening while our Whitmore Street office is being renovated. Law Society Sections are professional associations for lawyers active in family law, property law or in-house. Read more for more information on support, legal reform and advocacy, and training. National Office, Level 4, 17 Whitmore Street, Wellington Central. DLA Piper New Zealand also underwrites E&O insurance with The Justitia Mutual Association Inc. Additional legal notices of general application can be found on the Legal Notice page.
DLA Piper New Zealand is a partnership incorporated under New Zealand law with its registered office at DLA Piper, Level 15, PwC Tower, 15 Customs Street West, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 & Chartered Accountants House, Level 5, 50 – 64 Customhouse Quay, Wellington. We have professional liability insurance with Travelers Insurance Company Limited whose registered office is at Exchequer Court, 33 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8AG. This insurance covers our New Zealand practice and DLA Piper`s practices in the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australia and Asia, and covers acts and omissions wherever they occur in the world. If we are unable to answer your question through internal channels, our clients may contact the NZLS Lawyers Complaints Service. We publish information about certain aspects of the law, but we cannot provide legal advice. The Law Society welcomes inquiries on general issues affecting the legal profession. Messenger Address:NZLS Law LibraryKate Sheppard PlaceThorndonWellington 6011 The complaints department investigates complaints about the conduct and service of lawyers, law firms or employees. Talk to us to find out if you have grounds for complaint and how to file a complaint.
Search the only official database of registered lawyers in New Zealand. Founded in 1869, the New Zealand Law Society (NZLS) has been an important contributor and participant in the New Zealand judicial system for nearly 150 years. As the regulatory body for the legal profession, the Law Society`s powers are set out in the Lawyers and Carriers Act, 2006 and its regulations. We regulate legal practice in New Zealand to ensure the protection of consumers of legal services and to maintain public confidence in the provision of legal services. Our responsibilities include supervising and regulating the practice of the legal profession in New Zealand and we also support and promote law reform for the purposes of upholding the rule of law and the administration of justice. The Law Society also represents and provides services to lawyers who choose to become members. The Law Society has 13 branches and a national office located in Wellington. Our GST registration number in New Zealand is 72-209-702. The regulatory and representative body of the Aotearoa New Zealand Bar Association.