Workplace Ready

The Institute of Professional Legal Studies’ unique, competency-based programme equips new lawyers with the skills and knowledge required for practice in New Zealand irrespective of the area of law in which you might be engaged.

You learn how to take effective client instructions and provide sound and pragmatic advice.

Supported Learning

IPLS low ratio of trainees to instructor increases the personal support and feedback you receive.  The course content and the interactive delivery are designed to engage trainees, enhancing the learning experience. The web interface is user-friendly with rich online resources available, including library databases and precedent libraries.


It’s as easy as 1 – 2 – 3

1. Choose your course

2. Select your location

3. Pick your start date

In a hurry? Finish in 13 weeks

Four weeks face-to-face

A new Profs course starts every month. The 13-week course is structured to ensure trainees receive the highest quality instruction in the shortest possible time. Click here for dates ….

Working? Study over 18 weeks

Only 18 days onsite

The 18-week Profs course is a favourite with trainees already working full-time as it requires only 18 onsite days. Click here for dates …


IPLS expands national instructor base

The Institute of Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) has appointed 11 new instructors across its five learning centres to meet the high demand for its courses around the country. Read more here…

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