ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand



Conference sponsorship is an opportunity for your organisation to gain maximum exposure and raise its profile within the legal profession. Over 3,400 in-house lawyers are ILANZ members, and will receive our conference marketing materials and communications. Delegates also include employees from large private practice firms, legal service providers, consultants and barristers’ chambers. 

The majority of our sponsors resign on for the following year, so we encourage you to review our sponsorship offering and let us know what packages you are interested in at your earliest convenience.  

Remaining sponsorship packages:

  • Conference Partner 
  • Welcome Function (under contract) and Middle Social Function
  • Conference App (under contract)
  • WiFi
  • Contact us for Exhibitor Showcase Stands
  • 3 ILANZ Awards 

View 2024 Conference Sponsorship Prospectus


2024 ILANZ Conference Sponsors:




Premier Partner with speaking 

Dentons, is part of the world’s largest global law firm, and a leading law firm in New Zealand. A firm that embraces change and has unparalleled access to legal expertise in over 80 countries. Dentons helps you grow, protect, operate and finance your organisation by providing uniquely global and deeply local legal solutions. The challenges that our clients are navigating and the opportunities they are advancing are changing at an accelerated pace. This is why we offer more than legal insight; we help you find business solutions to achieve your goals.


Premier Partner with speaking and Exhibitor Showcase

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.


Thomson Reuters

Conference Partner

Thomson Reuters clarifies today’s complex legal landscape with AI and technology, deep subject-matter expertise, and content governments and institutions worldwide have trusted for over 150 years — giving legal professionals the confidence to know today, navigate tomorrow, and lead a fast-evolving world.

We empower lawyers to reduce inefficiencies so they can do more of the work that matters, act decisively to add greater value for critical stakeholders, and anticipate future challenges to face the unexpected.

As the future arrives faster than ever, we’re standing alongside legal professionals to help to inform the way forward.

The ADR Centre

Conference Partner, Exhibitor and Charging Station Sponsor

The Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre (ADR Centre) is the leading independent, nationwide provider of commercial dispute resolution and conflict management services in New Zealand. The ADR Centre offers fair, prompt, and cost-effective conflict management and dispute resolution services via a panel of specialists who are experts in their respective fields. We have proudly served industry, commerce, and the community for nearly three decades. The ADR Centre is home to the following specialist registries:

As in-house lawyers look to engage the most proportionate solutions we look forward to providing delegates with knowledge and resources around ADR.



Exhibitor and Community Contribution Award

ComplyWith is New Zealand’s legal compliance leader. We help organisations operate lawfully by giving people clarity about the law and its never-ending changes.
We’re excited to be exhibiting at the ILANZ conference in Blenheim and the chance to catch up with in-house legal teams from many of our 170+ customers. We’re also delighted to be sponsoring the ILANZ Community Contribution Award, which aligns so well with our own commitment to supporting over a dozen worthy organisations through our charities programme.


Capital Letter

Exhibitor Showcase

New Zealand's review of administration, legislation and law.

Capital Letter provides court judgment summaries from New Zealand’s High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Environment Court. It also provides updates on legislation, statutory reviews, general reviews and news. It enjoys a wide subscription base ranging from large law firms through to sole practitioners; in-house counsel within the corporate sector; and, central and local government entities.

Freeman Media purchased Capital Letter in February 2020 and since then the publication has transitioned into an online format which is proving a popular move amongst its 440 subscribing organisations who receive either a daily or weekly newsletter sent directly to their inbox. As part of the ownership change, new content has been added which includes expert commentary and opinion pieces from around the sector, general legal news and an industry calendar which includes information on sector events, changes to legislation and consultations affecting the industry.


Lexis Nexis

Exhibitor Showcase

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 150 countries, across six continents, with over 10,600 employees. LexisNexis® Regulatory Compliance helps you forge a clear path to compliance. With LexisNexis content know-how at the core, our compliance registers, alerts, and information-driven solutions make compliance uncomplicated for GRC professionals across the globe.



James & Wells

Exhibitor Showcase

James & Wells are delighted to once again support the ILANZ conference. Since 1979, James & Wells has been at the forefront of innovation in Australasia. We are here to help you grow, leverage and protect your IP. 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. No matter the size of your organisation, James & Wells are here to be your dedicated Champions of Innovation®.




Exhibitor Showcase 

With LawHawk you don't need to be a tech guru. We are legal operations experts and can help you to improve and automate your legal processes for better business outcomes.





Exhibitor, Keynote Speaker and New In-house Lawyer Award

Insurance and investments provider MAS is pleased to be sponsoring the ILANZ In-House Lawyer of the Year Awards for the sixth year, recognising the best minds in one of the most important branches of Aotearoa's legal profession. MAS aims to inspire a healthier Aotearoaand 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.

Russell McVeagh

Keynote Speaker

Russell McVeagh is a leading full-service commercial law firm that operates at the cutting edge of legal practice in New Zealand. The firm's practice groups are respected as leaders in the market and work collaboratively together to assist Aotearoa's top organisations with their most complex, challenging and high-profile matters.


Artemis Executive Recruitment

In-house Innovation Award



Chapman Tripp

Public Sector In-house Team Award

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.


Greenwood Roche 

Public Sector In-house Team Award



Public Sector In-house Lawyer of the Year Award

MC is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most established law firms and 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.



Simpson Grierson

People and Culture Excellence Award

Simpson Grierson is proud to sponsor the People and Culture Excellence Award. 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.



Duncan Cotterill 

Coffee Cart Partner

Duncan Cotterill is a national law firm with five offices spread throughout the country. Based in Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch and Queenstown, our people are invested in their local communities, working with individuals through to large corporates on the full spectrum of legal matters. As a full-service firm we support clients in all their endeavours both regionally, nationally and internationally. As a firm we are very clear about where we are heading, what we want to achieve and how we can prioritise our client relationships throughout that process. We have a strong set of values and we are committed to working alongside our clients to help them achieve their goals. 

DLA Piper

Coffee Cart Partner

DLA Piper is the first global law firm with a presence in New Zealand. We believe that great business can make a better world. It's a new world, with new client needs. Clients want strategic business partners with global insights but through a New Zealand lens. We are helping clients succeed every day by providing innovative, commercially astute advice across every major sector and specialist practice, with our colleagues across the globe able to be mobilised at a moment's notice. Together, we can make business better.




Lanyard Sponsor 

Lexology is delighted to sponsor the 2024 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.