To learn more about the role of Communication Assistants, here are some resources and links you may find helpful.

Benchmark Guidelines 

Advocates Gateway

The Advocates Gateway website provides highly practical advice for legal professionals e.g. toolkits to assist with the preparation of questions for vulnerable people.


Auckland District Law Society

The Auckland District Law Society supports professional development of lawyers in across New Zealand.


Intermediaries for Justice

The Intermediaries for Justice (IFJ) is the professional body for intermediaries who work in the justice system with police, judges and lawyers.

Ministry of Justice

CA process and referral indicators


Rules of giving evidence


CA process and referral indicators

Rules of giving evidence

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