New Zealand Law Society - Pou Ture│Solicitor and Amo Ture │Senior Solicitor - Lower Hutt

Pou Ture│Solicitor and Amo Ture │Senior Solicitor - Lower Hutt

Māori & Public Law Firm Looking for Solicitor and Senior Solicitor.

Tēnā koutou katoa. E rere ana te karanga nei ki ngā roia nā ngā hau e whā.

Do you want to join a close-knit team at the intersection of te ao Māori, public policy analysis and legal work?

Woodward Law is looking for one solicitor, ideally 3 years PQE, and one solicitor.

Our small private practice serves a wide range of clients in Māori, environmental and public and administrative law. We are recruiting for two positions in our team of six to replace staff who have been recruited by the Crown.

Woodward Law is leading the last major historic claim in the Waitangi Tribunal, conducting superior court litigation of Māori freshwater rights, and presenting Waitangi Tribunal claims including housing inequity, ACC, the role of Māori women in society, Māori environmental governance and the Justice system. We also work for our clients in a range of Māori land and governance issues, and operate a small commercial practice developing Māori housing.

We work for several large clients, alongside top barristers, on cases intended to change New Zealand’s laws.

The ideal candidate will be confident in cross-cultural communication and in working with Māori communities. The candidate will also be committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Graduate lawyers are welcome to apply for the solicitor position. We are committed to training and supporting new solicitors as a core focus of our practice. We are committed to an above-market salary and remuneration structure.

‘Hybrid’ working environment, mixing work-from-home and office-based work.

Pay bands are as follows, according to experience:

  • Solicitor, $63,000 - $86,533 for 0 – 2 years’ experience.
  • Senior Solicitor, $97,167 – $117,300 for 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Additional remuneration for weekend work, and time in lieu starts past 40 hours worked per week

Please submit a CV and cover letter, or contact us for more information.

Toitū te Marae o Tāne, Toitū te Marae o Tangaroa, Toitū te Iwi.

Applications close 31 May 2022.

Woodward Law Offices
Lower Hutt
04 560 3680

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