ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand



Thank you to our 2022 ILANZ Conference Sponsors:


Premier Partner, Speaker Session and Exhibitor Showcase - LawVu

LawVu is the leading legal workspace, where you’ll find a unified suite of collaboration, integration, and productivity tools built specifically for in-house legal teams. Legal functions operating within LawVu are empowered to do their best work, optimize productivity, improve efficiency, collaborate better, showcase business impact, and ultimately create better business outcomes. 
Our mission at LawVu has always been to bring legal closer to the heart of the business, which is why we’re a proud sponsor of ILANZ. We look forward to sharing insights and reinvigorating the legal industry with our legal workspace, the first truly connected platform for matter, contract, spend, and insight management for in-house legal teams.


Premier Partner and Speaker Session - Dentons 

Dentons Kensington Swan is one of New Zealand’s leading commercial law firms and part of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. With more than 20,000 people in 80+ countries around the world, we have unique breadth, depth and diversity of talent to serve the needs of our clients. Dentons is designed to be different. We are a law firm that embraces change and can help you grow, protect, operate and finance your organisation. We’re delighted to be sponsoring the ILANZ conference but even more exited to see everyone in person! This year’s theme is on point, learning to be more agile and to adapt more easily is something that will set us up for success when we’re faced with challenges in the future.



Conference Partner and Exhibitor Showcase - Deloitte

Everyone at Deloitte is committed and motivated towards a single vision - to make an impact that matters.  We believe we’re only as good as the good we do and we know that this aligns with the values of ILANZ from our long collaboration, not just sponsoring the conference, but also providing training workshops, partnering on surveys and helping ILANZ members and external counsel with a wide range of issues including investigations, disputes, discovery, regulatory matters, modernising legal services and managing risks.  We can’t wait to see you again in Christchurch!

Wednesday Night Function and Exhibitor Showcase - Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters helps professionals make confident decisions, run better businesses and gain competitive advantage in complex arenas – law, tax, compliance, government and media. Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law provides trusted legal know-how across New Zealand and 100+ countries. Our expert lawyer writers work with leading law firms from across the globe to deliver content that reflects the latest in market practice and legal thinking.
Thomson Reuters is proud to support ILANZ Conference 2022!


Thursday Gala Dinner Sponsor - Niche Recruitment 

As New Zealand’s foundation legal recruitment business, Niche has been managing professional and executive appointments for 27+ years. We are proudly Māori-owned and in our mahi with lawyers we support the entire career pathway from graduate through to leadership positions, navigating movements from private practice to in-house, and transitions between public and private sector roles. Niche is delighted to celebrate the achievements of the top in-house teams from across the motu as sponsor of the ILANZ Conference 2022 Gala Dinner.


Re-Charging Station - James & Wells

Since 1979, James & Wells has been at the forefront of innovation in Australasia. With seven offices across Australia and New Zealand, we are here to help you identify, own, control, and protect your intellectual property. Our depth of experience ranges from managing large IP portfolios for international corporations, right through to protecting the ideas of start-ups, and everything in between. We are dedicated to championing our clients and providing them with the highest levels of service. As a fully independent firm, we have the flexibility to adapt our services to integrate with what our clients need, both now and into the future. We are proud supporters of this year’s ILANZ conference, and are looking forward to seeing you all in Christchurch! Make sure you come to see us at the recharging station to get a wireless charger (and to top up your phone battery).


Conference App Partner - Enable Networks

Enable fibre broadband is all about connecting our community with unlimited opportunity which is why we are excited to be connecting attendees as the ILANZ Conference App Sponsor . We are the fibre broadband network provider for greater Christchurch and work hard to bring ultra-fast fibre broadband to homes, businesses and schools in Christchurch and towns in the Waimakariri and Selwyn districts. Our fibre network is the essential enabler of an economically and socially vibrant, connected, innovative, and globally competitive greater Christchurch.


Coffee Cart Sponsor - Anderson Lloyd

Lanyard and WiFi Sponsor - Lexology 

Lexology is delighted to sponsor the 2022 ILANZ Conference and to curate ILANZ Newsstand,  a daily newsfeed with practice-specific global and national news for all ILANZ members. We deliver the most comprehensive source of international legal updates, analysis and insights. We publish over 500 articles every day from more than 900 leading law firms and service providers worldwide across 50 work areas in 25 languages. Our searchable archive now contains more than 1 million articles. Our combination of timely, quality, granular information and relevant insight, supported by our intuitive, innovative technology, provides an unparalleled user experience.

Private Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year Award - Greenwood Roche

Public Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year - MC

MC is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest and most established law firms and by far New Zealand’s largest litigation firm, with over 160 lawyers in its Auckland and Wellington offices.  The firm was established in 1921 as the Office of the Crown Solicitor at Auckland and has evolved into a highly experienced advisory and dispute-resolution firm, acting for almost all major government departments and Crown agencies as well as private clients. Its record in criminal prosecution, commercial litigation, dispute resolution and regulatory affairs makes it one of New Zealand’s best known and most respected law firms. Based on its history and specialist expertise, the core of MC’s business will always be public-sector and public-interest law.

New In-house Lawyer of the Year Award and Exhibitor Showcase - MAS

Insurance and KiwiSaver provider MAS is pleased to be sponsoring the ILANZ In-House Lawyer of the Year Awards for the fifth year, recognising the best minds in one of the most important branches of Aotearoa's legal profession. MAS aims to inspire a healthier Aotearoa and the valuable role in-house lawyers play in organisations across the country contributes to the health and wellbeing of New Zealand. We want to ensure their work is recognised and to congratulate all the finalists.

Private Sector In-house Team of the Year Award - Chapman Tripp

Chapman Tripp is a dynamic and innovative commercial law firm, supporting clients to succeed across industry, commerce and government. Our reputation for both technical excellence and exceptional client service sets us apart. A sponsor for more than 10 years now, Chapman Tripp is delighted to have the opportunity to support ILANZ and this award. We respect our counterparts working within in-house teams and this sponsorship provides us with a fabulous opportunity to celebrate their successes.

Public Sector In-house Team - PwC

PwC is delighted to sponsor the 2022 Public Sector In-house Team of the Year Award. The firm has a proud history working with the public sector to solve complex business issues, manage risk and add value to performance for remarkable outcomes in the community. PwC recently launched our NewLaw business in New Zealand. Reflecting many criteria in this award, NewLaw works with in-house legal teams to improve and transform the way legal services are delivered leveraging new delivery models, technology, and data to enhance legal input and unlock material, future business value.


Small In-house Team - Tompkins Wake

In-house Innovation Award - Artemis

People and Culture Excellence Award - Simpson Grierson

This Award is a great match for us. Our culture is based around shared values of putting people first, being at our best and energetic for change. We pride ourselves on having a workplace that is welcoming, inclusive and empowers our people to thrive. We’re invested in our people, and are determined to be one of the best places to work, learn and grow.


Community Contribution Award and Exhibitor Showcase - Comply With

ComplyWith’s regtech tools help organisations do things right by giving people clarity about the law and its never-ending changes. We’re amped to be exhibiting at the ILANZ conference and will be showcasing our awesome new Obligations Register and new version of ComplyWatch. We’re also delighted to be sponsoring the ILANZ Community Contribution Award, which aligns so well with our own commitment to supporting more than a dozen charities through our charities programme, including: Red Cross, Save the Children and Plunket.



Exhibitor Showcase - LawHawk

Business is facing record inflation, staff shortages, and constant increases in regulation. Legal teams are getting crushed and business processes disrupted. Building best practice legal and compliance directly into automated business processes is key to reducing risk, cost and transaction timeframes, freeing up the legal team, and enabling the business to operate quickly and with full compliance. We're looking forward to returning to ILANZ to talk to in-house lawyers about better options to deliver support to their business.


Exhibitor Showcase - Experieco

Experieco helps clients deliver rapid change in these challenging times, using the latest low code technology to automate, integrate and streamline business processes for organisations of all shapes and sizes, fast and cost effectively. We are delighted to be at the ILANZ 2022 Conference to meet in-house legal teams and explore how low code technology solutions can be adopted jointly by business and legal for better compliance, reduced costs, and better overall business outcomes without needing separate legal tech.


Exhibitor Showcase - LexisNexis

LexisNexis® is a world-leading provider of information and analytics for legal, professional and business customers. We help customers achieve their goals in more than 160 countries, across six continents, with over 10,500 employees. LexisNexis® Regulatory Compliance is a legal obligations register and alerting solution that combines regulatory content with technology to streamline your compliance journey. We work with leading legal and industry experts in New Zealand to provide a practical, plain English interpretation of all the relevant legislative and regulatory materials, so you don’t have to.



Exhibitor Showcase - SaaSam

SaaSam works with clients across the globe figure out a smarter, simpler way to handle their contract management needs. Joining ILANZ as an Exhibitor Showcase Sponsor allows us to demonstrate our talents and services to Legal, Commercial and Procurement Professionals who know how important it is for every part of a business to be able to navigate, access, and understand contracts. We’re excited to attend the sessions, meet new friends, and show people the benefits of Agiloft’s No-Code Platform for Contract Lifecycle Management software. 

Head office in Cambridge, New Zealand, SaaSam Group is the pre-eminent supplier and consultants of Agiloft CLM SaaS solutions to the Australasian, South-East Asian and UK markets. Our core values are absolute integrity in all that we do and an obsession with innovation, quality of product and customer satisfaction above all else


Conference Supporter - AJ Park

AJ Park is a proud sponsor the ILANZ Conference 2022. The theme ‘Whakapuāwai - Flourish’, resonates deeply as our ambition is to help our clients reach their full potential. As a leading intellectual property law firm, we use intelligent action to turn our clients’ ideas into assets.

AJ Park is a leading provider of intellectual property services in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region. With offices in Auckland and Wellington, we have one of the largest, most experienced teams of intellectual property experts in the area. For over 130 years, AJ Park has helped companies and individuals identify, develop, protect, commercialise, manage, and enforce their IP rights in Australia, New Zealand, and throughout the world.





Conference sponsorship is an opportunity for your organisation to gain maximum exposure and raise its profile within the legal profession in New Zealand. Over 3,300 in-house lawyers in New Zealand are ILANZ members and will receive conference marketing materials and communications. Other delegates from large private practice firms, legal service providers, consultants and barristers’ chambers represent the rest of the senior level profession.