New Zealand Law Society - General Practice Lawyer

General Practice Lawyer

  • Exciting time to join The Law Connection – we’re growing!
  • One of the oldest Law firms on the Kapiti Coast – built on trust and loyalty
  • Newly created role, great team, beautiful location!

Are you an experienced Lawyer with a passion for variety in your work? Do you thrive meeting the needs of your clients, and building trusted relationships?

Here at The Law Connection, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional legal services to our diverse clientele, with a grounded and client-centric approach. We take pride in our commitment to excellence, professionalism, and innovation in the legal field. With a reputation for delivering tailored legal solutions, we are seeking a highly skilled Lawyer to strengthen our team.

The Role:

In this role, you’ll be busy, and you’ll be able to utilise your skills and experience, across an array of practice areas, such as:

  1. Residential Conveyancing: Handle complex residential property transactions, ensuring smooth and legally compliant property transfers for our clients.
  2. Trusts: Advise clients on trust creation, management, and administration, with a focus on asset protection and wealth preservation.
  3. Wills: Draft, review, and update wills to reflect clients' wishes while ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  4. Enduring Power of Attorney: Assist clients in creating power of attorney documents, helping them appoint trusted individuals to make important decisions on their behalf.
  5. Estate Administration: Guide clients through the intricacies of estate planning and administration, ensuring a seamless transfer of assets to beneficiaries.
  6. Relationship and Commercial Property: Provide legal support in matters related to relationship property agreements and commercial property transactions.

Qualifications: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • A recognised Tertiary Qualification
  • Proven experience (4+ years) as a General Practice Lawyer with expertise in the specified practice areas
  • Excellent analytical, research, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills for building client relationships
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple cases simultaneously
  • Dedication to maintaining high ethical standards and confidentiality
  • Excellent knowledge of computer and practice management software, and a passion to go paperless (is this possible)?

What We Offer:

At The Law Connection, we’ve been around for 35 years, and have built our reputation on a supportive and efficient work environment, teamwork, training and development, and the ability to have your voice heard, whilst continually challenging best practices and improvements.

We offer a generous salary, plus the chance to work on the beautiful Kapiti Coast, and did we say five minutes from the beach!

If this role is of interest to you, please do not delay, apply now. We will discuss this role with applicants as they apply, there’ll be little to no wait time!

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