New Zealand Law Society - Family Lawyer - New Plymouth

Family Lawyer - New Plymouth

Join Our Dynamic Family Law Team at Govett Quilliam!

Are you passionate about family law? Do you thrive on making a difference in people’s lives? Look no further! Govett Quilliam, one of Taranaki’s most forward-thinking law firms, is seeking a talented lawyer to join our highly regarded Family Law team.

Why Choose Govett Quilliam?

  • Meaningful Work: At Govett Quilliam, we don’t just handle legal matters; we transform lives. From helping families navigate complex custody battles to resolving estate disputes, our work has a profound impact.
  • Client-Centric Approach: We put our clients first. Our focus is on building strong relationships and providing personalized support to families during their most challenging times.
  • Cross-Region Support: With offices strategically located across the region, we offer comprehensive family law services to clients throughout Taranaki. You’ll have the opportunity to work on cases that span different communities and backgrounds.
  • Exceptional Mentorship: Our experienced partners are committed to your growth. You’ll receive hands-on guidance and mentorship to develop your skills and build a successful legal career.
  • Diverse and Motivated Team: Collaborate with a team that celebrates diversity, encourages innovation, and values integrity. We believe in fostering a positive work environment where everyone thrives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Handle a wide range of family matters, including child custody, family violence proceedings, relationship property, and estate disputes.
  • Work on health and professional disciplinary cases, broadening your legal expertise.
  • Serve both Legal Aid clients and private clientele, ensuring high-quality work without the city traffic.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Confident and Proactive: We want someone who takes initiative, thinks outside the box, and isn’t afraid to tackle complex legal challenges head-on.
  • Personable and Approachable: Your natural ability to connect with clients is essential. Empathy and understanding go a long way in family law.
  • 1-5 Years’ PQE: If you’re early in your legal career, this is the perfect opportunity to grow and learn.
  • Passionate About Family Law: Show us your enthusiasm for making a difference in family dynamics.

Ready to join a firm that values both professional excellence and personal growth? Apply now and be part of our transformative journey.

Please send your cover letter and CV to our recruitment team,