ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

In-House Insider Articles

2015/16 CPD Declarations Due

17 February 2016


At the end of March all CPD declarations should be complete. It is important that all lawyers meet this deadline. One way to do this is to plan time now to ensure your CPD plan is up-to-date and your declaration has...

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ILANZ Award Nominations

20 January 2016


Where could a $5000 boost to your training budget take you?Nominations open shortly for the 2016 ILANZ Awards in the categories Public Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year, Private Sector In-House Lawyer of the Year, Young In-House Lawyer of the Year...

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ILANZ Conference 2016: 12-13 May

20 January 2016


Planning is well under way for our 29th annual conference which will be held on 12-13 May 2016 in beautiful Nelson. We are delighted to announce keynote speakers Dame Susie Moncrieff, founder of the iconic World of Wearable Arts and Oscar Peppitt, General Manager Uber Technologies.

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Nominations for ILANZ Committee

20 January 2016


The success of ILANZ, like that of all voluntary organisations, depends on the active participation of its members and their elected committee. Nominations for ILANZ members to fill one of four executive and seven general positions on the ILANZ Committee will...

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Scholarship applications opening 1 February 2016

20 January 2016


ILANZ will be inviting applications for the 2016 ILANZ scholarship early next year. We strongly encourage all in-house counsel and post-graduate law students to consider applying for this opportunity.The total scholarship award of up to $10,000 may be made to...

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Shared Services - Approval in principle

15 December 2015


The ILANZ committee has been working for many years to widen the ambit for in-house lawyers to provide legal services to entities with various degrees of relationship with their employer.

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Women of Influence

18 November 2015


We salute and acknowledge the lawyers honoured recently in the 2015 Westpac Women of Influence Awards. Former in-house counsel and now Chief Executive of Gibson Group, Victoria Spackman won the Arts and Culture Award.

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Health & Wellbeing Resources

18 November 2015


Those of you who attended our ILANZmini events in Auckland and Wellington last week, will have enjoyed hearing from our health and wellbeing speakers who got you thinking about your health risk factors as a busy professional and strategies for...

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Developing the reflective practitioner within

By Ken Trass, NZLS Continuing Professional Development Manager| 20 October 2015


Engaging with professional learning is essential for maintaining our competence for the benefit of the client, ourselves and the organisation. One way of doing this is through reflective practice.

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Managing Legal Risk

20 October 2015


Key themes emerging from the ILANZ mini-conferences were the vital importance of organisational culture in managing legal risk and the need to avoid any filtering of risk alerts as they progress upwards in an organisation.

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