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Property Team Solicitors - Christchurch

10 June 2019

Come and join our thriving Property Team

4 years+ PQE Solicitor – Christchurch Property Team
Graduate to 3 year PQE Solicitor – Christchurch Property Team

  • Canterbury lifestyle and great legal career progression – the best of both worlds
  • Working actively across residential & commercial property in an expanding practice
  • A passion for great client service, working with a varied client base.

Thanks to a busy practice, we have two vacancies for a Graduate to 3 PQE and 4+ PQE solicitor, based in our fantastic central and modern Christchurch office. Be at the centre of the action in an expanding legal practice where you will work with a variety of clients and interesting projects.

We are looking for team players who will enjoy working in our large Property Law team.  As our practice continues to very successfully grow there will be plenty of career development opportunities and we will want to work with you personally to achieve whatever aspirations within the firm you might wish to achieve.

4 years+ PQE Solicitor

This role is a prime property role working with our senior team members. We’re looking for a capable pair of hands, someone who can hit the ground running, someone with real experience in the areas of commercial conveyancing, all manner of lease work, and commercial property finance work.  There is also plenty of opportunity to assist our development clients with medium to very large subdivision planning and also construction and property development work.

Furthermore as most of our clients in this area are high net wealth, family trust or corporate clients, you will be able to expand on your experience in working with such clients and enjoying accompanying areas of trust and company law, as well as private client work.  We would also love it if you mentored our upcoming stars.  

This role has plenty of challenge, client interaction and we are keen to enable you to help us continue the excellent service we provide and build long-lasting relationships with our clients.  We are building our pipeline of leaders and this role offers plenty of development opportunity.

Graduate to 3 years PQE Solicitor

With the opportunity to work with two partners and be supervised by one of our super star Associates, this is a role that will help take you to the next level in your career.  With plenty of coaching and mentoring available this role really comes down to what you are capable of and how you can help shape our team.  

We need a steady pair hands to juggle a mixture of residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial leasing and property finance work.  Initially to cover a space where one of our team members is heading off on maternity leave, this role will firstly work in the residential area but there will be opportunities to expand your skills and assist our development clients with medium to very large subdivision planning and also construction and property development work.

It doesn’t stop there, we know you will be keen to learn and grow.  Many of our clients in this area are high net wealth, family trust or corporate clients, so you will be able to gain exposure to working with such clients and enjoying accompanying areas of trust and company law, as well as private client work.  

If you have a good level of knowledge of e-dealing, experience with property contract drafting and settlements, and you have experience working with banking, trust and company structure documents, that would be great! However, if you are a graduate, keen on exploring a career in property law, we are happy to teach you!

About us

As a firm we have set our 10 year strategy, our leadership team are united and accountable and our team are focused on building on our culture of excellence.  Wellbeing is central to our benefits and giving back to the community is a core value of our firm.

Our clients come to us for our service, our expertise and our ability to provide pragmatic legal solutions.  We take a lot of pride in our team and we ensure significant investment in everyone’s careers.

For more information about Cavell Leitch, the roles and what we have to offer, please visit our careers page or call Annie Johnson, Culture and Brand Manager on 03 335 3472 or email annie.johnson@cavell.co.nz

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Last updated on the 10th June 2019