ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand



If you hold a current NZLS practising certificate as an in-house lawyer, then you qualify as an ILANZ member free of charge. Congratulations! But to get the most value from your membership, you might like to upgrade to a premium membership. The level of your contribution to ILANZ, and what you get from ILANZ, is entirely up to you. We encourage you to get involved.

Types of Membership and Benefits

ILANZ offers two types of membership:

  • Ordinary membership: no charge
  • Premium membership: $150+GST per year (discontinued from 30 June 2019)

The benefits of premium membership can be seen in the table below.


Ordinary membership

Premium membership

Invitations to ILANZ functions (eg CPD and networking functions)

Access to ILANZ Ethics Handbook

Receive In-House Insider (monthly electronic newsletter)

Eligible for nomination as member of ILANZ Committee

Voting rights in online election

Legal news from around New Zealand relevant to in-house counsel

In-house jobs listings

Discounts on LexisNexis® products and services

Free AJ Park IP Hotline

Special registration fee for certain ILANZ CPD events


Discounted membership to other in-house associations 


Access to Essential Guide to In-house Practice


Greater discounts on third party services (e.g., certain conferences)


Access to protected areas of ILANZ website


Special discounts with Pacific Resort

How to Apply

Premium Membership

If you’re an existing ordinary member and wish to upgrade to premium membership, or are not yet registered but wish to become a premium member, please contact us via the online contact form.

Please note, Premium membership will be discontinued from 30 June 2019.

Ordinary Membership

If you’re an in-house lawyer who has not yet registered with ILANZ, but only wish to register as an ordinary member, please send us an email through our online contact form, including your name, email address, employer and contact number(s). We will then add you as a member and you’ll start receiving our communications. If you wish to update your details at any time, again please contact us through our online contact form.