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  • Celebrate 50 years with us -

    LRF 1965-2015

  • Register here for

    Runnymede to the Beehive, September 2015

  • The New Zealand Law Review

    - order your copy here

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    Bernard Brown

    Publications Chair

    I am proud to have been involved with the LRF since its inception in 1965, and have watched it grow from very small beginnings as a student organisation into a highly regarded, prominent law reform body. We hope you enjoyed the biennial quiz in October 2014 - it was the best one yet!

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    Barbara Relph

    Executive Secretary

    Our purpose is to promote legal research and education in New Zealand and we achieve this in several ways. Not only do we publish the New Zealand Law Review, we also organise conferences on topical issues for the legal community, invest in a visiting scholar programme and hold annual writing awards.

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    Hon Justice Paul Heath


    The LRF provides an opportunity for valuable legal research to be shared among those participating in the legal system. LRF has established many important relationships with legal institutions, academics, Judges and practitioners in New Zealand and elsewhere to achieve our objectives.

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  • View Our Events

    The Legal Research Foundation holds several conferences, lectures and other events during the year. Coming up we have a further seminar on Remedies and in September a major conference - Rights, Lib...

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  • LRF turns 50 in 2015

    Join us during 2015 to celebrate this milestone. Students at the School of Law, University of Auckland are invited to enter an essay competition (check cecil for details); and a gala dinner will be...

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