Regulating Lawyers in Aotearoa New Zealand
Te Pae Whiritahi i te Korowai Rato Ture o Aotearoa
We are pleased to deliver our report, Regulating Lawyers in Aotearoa New Zealand | Te Pae Whiritahi i te Korowai Rato Ture o Aotearoa – the report of the independent review of the statutory framework for legal services in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Undertaking this review has been a privilege and a significant responsibility. We commend the Law Society for having the foresight and courage to commission such a wide-ranging review. We are conscious of the trust and hopes that the Society, lawyers and members of the public have invested in this inquiry.
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This is the most significant independent review of the statutory framework which governs the legal profession in our generation.Tiana Epati, former President of the New Zealand Law Society
The commencement of the Law Society’s Independent Review will allow us to truly scrutinise our organisation, to analyse the legislation and rules covering all lawyers and determine whether they’re fit-for-purposeJacque Lethbridge, former President of the New Zealand Law Society
Law Society Independent Review