Educational Services
Community Law Canterbury has a legal education service which provides talks and seminars to community organisations, schools, training providers and other groups on a wide range of legal issues.

The following types of legal education are available:
• Education by request
• Legal Education Days
• Community Law Education Seminars

Education by request
We are happy to respond to the requests of community organisations, training providers, and schools for legal education to meet your particular needs.

Common topics requested include:
• Accessing legal help and legal aid
• Employment law
• Youth rights
• Domestic violence
• Consumer law
• Family law
• The courts and criminal justice system
• Tenancy law
• Privacy law
• Enduring powers of attorney and wills
• New Zealand legal system

Legal Education Days
We offer full and half day training programmes aimed at community workers. Each day is aimed to give you an understanding of the legal issues likely to be faced by clients and inform them of where to go for help.

Topics include: family law, youth law, consumer law, wills, powers of attorney, criminal justice, tenancy, disputes tribunal, employment, ACC, and welfare. These days are held throughout the year, for more information on upcoming Legal Education Days contact

Community Law Education Seminars
Community Law Canterbury plans seminars aimed at meeting particular community legal needs. These are ad hoc seminars based around recent law changes, or issues facing our community.

We welcome suggestions for seminars from the community, please contact


(03) 366 6870

198 Montreal Street, Christchurch