New Zealand Law Society - Intermediate/Senior Lawyer for Māori Legal General Practice

Intermediate/Senior Lawyer for Māori Legal General Practice

We have an opportunity available for a senior lawyer or an intermediate lawyer ready to take the next step up to join our friendly and supportive legal team.

About us

  • Leading Māori Law, Māori Land & Treaty of Waitangi law firm
  • General practice areas include Civil Litigation, Property, Wills, Trusts, Estates, Relationship Property, Business, Employment and Commercial
  • Kaupapa Māori values
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive remuneration package

Our Auckland CBD-based general practice law firm is uniquely positioned to offer a range of legal services to our clients while also standing out as a leader in Māori legal, Māori land and Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We are problem solvers at heart and work together in a collaborative and supportive environment to ensure that we deliver the highest quality service for our clients. As a kaupapa Māori law firm, we incorporate Māori values into our practice which not only empower and respect our clients and their interests, but provide a whanau friendly work environment for our staff.

We are committed to equipping our lawyers with the skills they need to get the mahi done to a high standard and provide training and mentoring from senior staff and the Director. We also strive to provide opportunities for individual growth and autonomy over your work schedule.

About you

  • 3-6+ 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 skill
  • High attention to detail
  • Pro-active and confident in your approach to your work
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • An understanding of Tikanga Māori, and/or the ability to speak Te Reo Māori would be an advantage

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:

  • Experience with Tikanga Māori issues
  • 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 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 via email. Applications close 30 June 2023. 

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