The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) reports a 19% growth in solicitor job vacancies advertised online in the year to 30 June 2016.
While slightly down on the 21% growth in solicitor vacancies for the year to 31 May 2016, it was still ahead of the 13% increase for all New Zealand online job vacancies over the year to 30 June 2016.
There was a 27% growth in online job vacancies for the category conveyancers and legal executives in the year to 30 June 2016. This was a sharp reversal of a 15% decline in online jobs for conveyancers and legal executives over the year to 31 May 2016.
The Jobs Online report measures changes in job vacancies advertised by businesses on SEEK, Trade Me Jobs, and the Education Gazette.