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Independent Legal Review Panel

Working papers

The working papers below are a compilation of research that has been undertaken on behalf of the Panel. Unless otherwise stated, the research has been compiled by consultants from Sapere Research Group.

Working paper #1: A summary of international regulatory approaches

Working paper #2: A summary of international legal reviews

Working paper #3: Professional organisations and Te Tiriti o Waitangi (Baker Consulting)

Working paper #4: Legal regulation and Indigenous Peoples

Working paper #5: International approaches to Continuing Professional Development

Working paper #6: International approaches to diversity and inclusion

Working paper #7: International approaches to wellbeing

Working paper #8: International approaches to complaints models for lawyers

Working paper #9: International approaches to regulation and representation

Working paper #10: An international comparison of the costs of regulating lawyers

The Panel does not assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in them and nor does the Panel guarantee that the information in them is complete or accurate in all respects. The working papers are included on this page for general information purposes only. These papers contain links to other third-party websites and research, which are included for the convenience of the reader only; the Panel does not recommend or endorse the contents of those research papers or websites.


Useful resources

The Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008

Report of the New Zealand Law Society Working Group (2018)

(‘The Cartwright Report’)

Panel presentation on their consultation paper (July 2022)


Webinar link

Link to July 2022 Webinar is here


Law Society Independent Review