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Job Listing Date
22 Jan 2019
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Full Time
Legal, Family Law
  • Boutique family law practice
  • Supportive supervision and mentoring
  • Opportunity to work in a firm committed to social justice
  • Focus on professional development
  • Flexible working options

We are looking for an experienced solicitor with a passion for family law to join our busy CBD firm.  We offer a stimulating and supportive workplace, with a dedicated team and highly experienced lawyers providing excellent supervision.  The people we work with, and the people we work for, are our priority.  As well as providing a high level of service to our own clients, we are committed to the promotion of social justice and the development of the laws that affect families in New Zealand.  

Being based in Wellington we attend and support Law Society events and committees and volunteer at the busy Wellington Community Law Centre.  Our lawyers write for Lawtalk and Lexis Nexis on relationship property.  We think it is important to make submissions to government on proposed legislation, and we are frequently asked to present seminars for the NZLS CLE, Legalwise and other organisations.

The ideal candidate will be a lawyer who brings diverse experience in the field of family law, strong communication and advocacy skills and is able to work professionally and independently whilst also positively contributing to our team.  They will be outgoing, resilient, community-minded and interested in broader issues of family law development and social policy.

We are committed to working with you to progress your career within a supportive and well-established practice.

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter through Seek.  In the first instance, you can contact our HR Manager, Debbie Stowe-Hunt on 04 924 2460 with any queries.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have in family law?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you hold a current New Zealand legal practising certificate?
  • How many hours are you available to work per week?

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