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Commercial and Property Lawyer - Christchurch

14 January 2020

About the role

We are looking for a solicitor with 3-5 years PQE to join our team as our new property and commercial solicitor. You will be working on a range of files both independently and with support from the rest of our team.

The commencement date for this role is 9 March 2020 or by negotiation.


We offer the opportunity to work as part of a friendly team in a comfortable office environment. You will have your own office and we will provide carparking near our office space, located on the edge of the Central City.

We encourage a healthy work-life balance, including flexible hours (where required) and a paid day off on your birthday. Other benefits are negotiable for the right candidate.

Skills and experience

You will have some experience with commercial property including leasing and business sales, financing, SMEs, terms and conditions of trade, franchising, start-up businesses and commercial disputes. Ideally you will also have some employment law knowledge (an advantage but not an essential).
You will have a "team first" attitude to working within a tightknit team and the ability to form and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and clients.

You will enjoy running your own matters with supervision and mentoring when required and will have some experience self-managing.
You will be willing and able to network as well as marketing yourself and Godfreys Law.

About us

Godfreys Law is a medium sized, full service law firm which has been helping Cantabrians find legal solutions for almost 150 years.
We focus on providing real solutions for real people. You will have the opportunity to grow your skillset and advance your career as you become involved within the firm. Partnership opportunities exist for the right candidate.

Your wellbeing is also important to us. We understand that when we are at our best, mentally and physically inside and outside of work hours, we can achieve the best results for our clients. We have a number of wellbeing initiatives within the firm which we offer our team members.

To apply for this position please send your CV and a cover letter to

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Last updated on the 14th January 2020