New Zealand Law Society - Employment Lawyers - Wellington CBD

Employment Lawyers - Wellington CBD

Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law, a boutique employment law firm based in Wellington CBD, is seeking to appoint the following:

Graduate / Junior Level Lawyer $58,000 - $70,000 gross

  • 0-2 years PQE
  • excellent legal writing, research and advocacy skills
  • high standards of client service
  • ability to work effectively and collegially in an open plan team environment
  • a sense of humour
  • ideally an understanding of tikanga and te ao Māori and commitment to continuing development of cultural competence

Intermediate Level Lawyer $70,000 - $110,000 gross

  • 2-5 years PQE
  • employment law experience preferred
  • excellent legal writing, research and advocacy skills
  • high standards of client service
  • ability to work effectively and collegially in an open plan team environment
  • a sense of humour
  • ideally an understanding of tikanga and te ao Māori and commitment to continuing development of cultural competence

Successful candidates will be able to manage their own files with supervision and must have excellent communication skills. They will have a desire to develop and enhance their skills in the employment law environment by working in a small, highly effective team with a busy workload.

Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law has a wide range of employer and employee clients and is on the panel of legal providers for the All of Government legal services contract. The partners have a wealth of experience in employment law and are great mentors to their lawyers. They can offer excellent work opportunities for the right candidate. The firm offers:

  • positive work/life balance
  • flexible working and working from home
  • health and wellness benefits including sick leave from the commencement of employment
  • TOIL (time off in lieu)
  • ability to engage in pro-bono work

Please provide a full CV including references and a covering letter by 14 October 2022 to catherine@ddelaw.co.nz. All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

Please note, while applications close 14 October 22, we will be reviewing applications as they are received and may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this position.

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