ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand




ILANZ provides numberous benefits to in-house lawyers at every stage of their career. ILANZ supports in-house lawyers with everything from practical education, professional networking opportunities and exciting events including the annual ILANZ conference.  

To join ILANZ you need to hold a current practicing certificate as an in-house lawyer and be a member of the New Zealand Law Society  

From 1 July 2024, the Law Society is introducing an membership subscription for the 2024/2025 membership year. Membership includes of a Section of your choice. To join ILANZ complete the pre-registration form for Law Society membership and select the option to join ILANZ. If you pre-register before 15 May, your membership subscription will be included in your renewal invoice in June. If you register later, you will be sent a separate invoice. 

Find out more about the benefits of being a member of Law Society.

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In-house Insider

The In-house Insider is a monthly e-newsletter that goes out to our members and subscribers on the second Tuesday of each month. In this e-newsletter you will be notified of upcoming events and CPD webinars; law reform; the ILANZ Awards and Conference; Valued Partner offerings and more. If you wish to advertise an event or in-house job, please view details here



As part of the ILANZ membership you will be invited to local coffee catch-ups or after-work events. If you would like to mix and mingle with other in-house lawyers, visit our Satellite Network Events page to see if there is a "Satellite Networking" group in your area! 

We currently have Sole Counsel Catch-Ups in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. If you are Sole Counsel and wish to be invited to local catch-ups, please email us through our online contact form or [email protected]