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Law Graduate

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Job Listing Date
10 Jan 2019
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Legal, Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Wotton + Kearney, a leading boutique litigation practice with global partners is hiring graduates into its Auckland office in early 2019.

A dynamic legal practice led by partners who have previously worked in large global firms, Wotton + Kearney promises:

  • Quality training and development
  • Premium work
  • The very latest resources and technology
  • Flexible work options 
  • Market remuneration 

At Wotton + Kearney, you will be exposed to all aspects of civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance litigation and professional negligence. You will assist on case management including discovery, research and court appearances. There will also be some scope for debt collection and employment work.  

The firm’s client reach is truly international. They are regularly instructed on the most interesting and complex insurance matters and are the go-to firm for London and international underwriters. This is evidenced by their track record including wins in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court.  

Wotton + Kearney is an aligned member of Legalign – an alliance dedicated to the insurance industry that includes firms in Europe, UK, US and Australia. 

Working at Wotton + Kearney will enable you to build international networks. There is also opportunity to work on secondment with Wotton + Kearney’s Australian office. In Australia, the firm is considered the leading insurance litigation practice and regularly works on large insurance class actions. 

This nine partner practice with offices in Auckland and Wellington has a corporate social responsibility focus. A team from the firm recently cycled Cambodia to fundraise for International Justice Mission 2018.    

The firm runs a flat structure and operates collegially to ensure you get regular access to partners and the opportunity to work with a number of experts across the practice.  

If you want to start your legal career in a top-class boutique litigation law firm where you can easily access the partners and directly involve yourself in real litigation from the get go, please send your CV and Academic Transcript with a cover letter to Jennifer@jlrnz.com. To be considered you must have no less than a B GPA in law. 

Please note:
Applications close by Thursday, 31 January 2019.
Interviews will commence week of 4 February.  
Employment commences at an agreed date. 

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