New Zealand Law Society - 2x Lawyers for Māori Legal/General Practice - Auckland

2x Lawyers for Māori Legal/General Practice - Auckland

  • Full time; January 2022 start
  • Flexible work environment

About us

Wackrow Williams & Davies is a general practice law firm which specialises in Māori Legal Issues and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We service a range of clients from individuals, families, trusts, small businesses, community organisations, iwi, hapū and whānau on a variety of matters including Māori Legal issues, Te Tiriti o Waitangi claims and settlement negotiations, Māori Land Law, Trusts, Buying and Selling Property, Lease Agreements, Wills & Estates, Relationship Property, Business & Employment Law, Dispute Resolution and Civil Litigation. The firm has a well-developed client base which continues to grow.

Following the appointment of one of our directors to the Māori Land Court bench, the firm is under fresh new leadership with an experienced team to rely on and provide you with support.

About you

  • Admitted to the NZ Bar with 2-5+ PQE in any of our practice areas.
  • A genuine interest in Māori Legal Issues and/or experience working at a general practice law firm.
  • A dedicated problem solver with excellent client-facing skills.
  • Compelling written and verbal communication skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Pro-active and confident in your approach to your work.
  • The ability to work well as part of a team.

This role could also suit a sole practitioner seeking an opportunity to work in a more supportive and collaborative environment with greater capabilities and an existing client base to draw from.

What we offer

You can expect to be supported in your new role with many opportunities to develop and grow your legal skills in diverse areas.

We will offer you:

  • Autonomy to run your own files.
  • Access to intellectually challenging and varied work in a range of practice areas.
  • Guaranteed litigation experience.
  • A supportive team who celebrate each other’s successes.
  • A kaupapa Māori driven practice.
  • Tailored and flexible working arrangements.
  • A competitive remuneration package taking into account your skills and experience.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the firm.

If this sounds like you, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to the Practice Manager at janet@wwandd.co.nz. Closing date for applications for these roles is 30 November 2021.

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