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A Position in the Litigation Team of A Dynamic Firm

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

Our litigation team represents clients in civil, criminal, employment, and family law proceedings. We are looking to add one more person to the team. You can be a lawyer with a few years of PQE or a fresh law graduate. Your job title and remuneration will reflect your experience and capability accordingly.

You will be expected to:

  1. Appear in Court (if you are a lawyer);
  2. Draft pleadings;
  3. Draft submissions and memoranda;
  4. Draft affidavits;
  5. Conduct legal research;
  6. Analyse evidence;
  7. Discuss strategy with your colleagues;
  8. Interview clients; and
  9. Do general administrative tasks.

You must have:

  1. New Zealand LLB degree with average grade of B or better;
  2. Excellent grasp of the laws of the core law papers;
  3. Excellent command of English; and
  4. Good short term and long term memory.

You also must be:

  1. Able to speak and read Mandarin Chinese;
  2. Skilled in logic and critical thinking; and
  3. Diligent and prudent generally.

This role is not for the faint-hearted. There will be a lot of challenging tasks, at times even stressful. But it will be rewarding and exciting.

Applicants please send in your CV, cover letter and academic transcript.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in law?

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