Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006

Part 2 Restrictions on provision of legal services and conveyancing services

Legal services

21 Provision of legal services

(1)

A person commits an offence who, not being a lawyer or an incorporated law firm,—

(a)

provides legal services in New Zealand; and

(b)

describes himself, herself, or itself as—

(i)

a lawyer; or

(ii)

a law practitioner; or

(iii)

a legal practitioner; or

(iv)

a barrister; or

(v)

a solicitor; or

(vi)

a barrister and solicitor; or

(vii)

an attorney-at-law; or

(viii)

counsel.

(2)

This section is subject to the exceptions set out in sections 25(2) and 27.