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The New Zealand Council of Legal Education (the ‘Council’) is an independent statutory body constituted under the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006.  The Council was originally established in 1930.

The Council’s governing legislation is the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 (Part 8).  The Council operates under the following Council regulations:

Membership of the Council consists of :

Two High Court Judges nominated by the Chief Justice
One District Court Judge nominated by the Chief District Court Judge
Five practitioner members nominated by the New Zealand Law Society
One lay member nominated by the Minister of Justice
Two student (or young lawyer) members nominated by the New Zealand Law Students' Association.
Not more than one member nominated by the New Zealand Council of Legal Education.

The Deans of the Law Faculties of the five New Zealand Law School Universities are ex-officio members of the Council.

The Council is managed by the Chief Executive, Rosemary Gordon.

The 2012 Annual report is available to download here.
The 2013 Annual report is available to download here.

For a copy of any of the above regulations please download from the links above or contact us.

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