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ADLS provides CPD to our members and non-members in a variety of ways, either face-to-face or online by way of:

  • two-hour seminars (in person or via live stream to your office or portable device);
  • one-hour webinars (to your office or portable device through the internet);
  • CPD On Demand (recorded webinars and seminars);
  • our annual Cradle to Grave Conference, which covers a range of property, trust and family law topics;
  • half-day conferences and workshops.

ADLS’s CPD is available to everyone, everywhere, as long as you have a broadband internet connection.  It is available to legal practitioners, legal executives and others, whether member or non-member, in New Zealand or overseas. The live streaming of our 2-hour seminars means that all ADLS CPD events can be accessed via the internet.

ADLS members receive significant discounts on all ADLS CPD events.  Compare member and non-member pricing here. Annual membership is only $214 +GST per lawyer. The membership year runs from 1 February to 31 January. Applications from eligible persons may be accepted at any time and the membership fee will be calculated on a pro-rata basis for any part-year. Find out how to join today.

ADLS CPD subject matter comprises areas you or our expert law committees recommend to us.  We provide a mix of cutting edge topics as well as updates and refreshers in areas of common interest.  If you have any ideas for topics or presenters, we would love to hear from you. Send us an email at cpd@adls.org.nz.

If you need to earn CPD hours, the event must comply with the CPD Rules. To comply, any event must provide an opportunity for interaction and feedback (see Rule 3.1(b)). All ADLS CPD activities listed on our website under On Demand and in our CPD Calendar comply with the CPD Rules.