LAPA’s mission is to improve access to justice by delivering legal aid that is both profitable and of a high quality, through efficient systems and supportive professional relationships.
Membership of LAPA is based on the amount of legal aid work a firm undertakes. All members must agree to sign the Charter - a document that outlines how they will behave toward the public and to other members.
Charter of Legal Aid Providers Aotearoa
As a member of LAPA, I commit my legal practice to always promoting and upholding the foundations of this charter: