Rainey Collins Chairman of Partners, James Johnston, recently chaired the New Zealand Law Society Youth Advocates National Conference held in Wellington. The conference held over two days, was the second national conference of youth advocates coming five years after the first.

The conference was well attended by youth advocates from throughout the country.  Keynote speakers included the Principal Youth Court Judge, Judge Becroft.  The conference was an opportunity for youth advocates to up-skill, network, refresh and be brought up to speed with some of the latest developments in youth justice.