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Property and Commercial/Private Client Lawyers, Litigation Lawyers - Christchurch

14 May 2019

Outstanding lawyers required

Due to growth and increased workload we have three exciting opportunities available in our leading Christchurch firm.

Harmans has an enviable reputation both as an employer and for excellence in the law having served the Canterbury region for over 131 years. We are proud to be a signatory to the NZLS Gender Equality Charter and we have a strong presence in a variety of professional committees.

Property and Commercial/Private Client Lawyers:

We are looking for two lawyers with 1-3 years PQE who are passionate about property.

One position will have a commercial property focus and be involved in other commercial transactional work such as business sales and franchising. Ideally candidates for this role should have attained a commerce degree as well as law.

The other will practice predominantly in the private client/conveyancing field but will be expected to cater for a variety of other legal needs of our valued clients including asset protection and trust work.

Both will have excellent interpersonal qualities and communication skills and will possess a desire to build a practice in their respective areas. Each will operate in a team environment with appropriate degrees of autonomy and partner supervision.

Litigation Lawyer:

We are looking for a senior litigation lawyer with approximately 5 years post admission experience primarily in the civil and commercial litigation area. The successful candidate will have excellent academic ability in the law, proven advocacy, negotiation and drafting skills and be innovative in resolving disputes in the best interests of our clients. Handling all types of disputes, our team is particularly renowned in the insolvency area, estate and trust litigation, lease disputes, insurance and construction matters and employment issues.

The work will include immediate client contact, autonomous file handling - with partner supervision and assistance where appropriate and court appearances. Opportunities exist for future advancement within the firm for the right individual.

We offer a great work atmosphere in a modern office environment, a competitive remuneration package and a commitment to developing the skills and knowledge base of our lawyers, including both internal and external professional development.

If this sounds like you please respond with a curriculum vitae to:

Julie Knowles, Practice Manager, Harmans Lawyers, PO Box 5496, Christchurch 8542

Email: julie.knowles@harmans.co.nz

www.harmans.co.nz

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Last updated on the 14th May 2019