New Zealand Law Society - Registry Administrator - Wellington

Registry Administrator - Wellington

New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Wellington

About the Law Society
The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa (NZLS) is the professional body for barristers and solicitors in New Zealand. The Law Society regulates all lawyers practising in New Zealand and is the membership organisation for practising lawyers. With 13 branch offices throughout the country, the Law Society is the Kaitiaki (guardian) of the practise of law in Aotearoa New Zealand and the consumers of legal services.

About the role
Our Registry Administrators carry out a range of administrative tasks relating to the maintenance of lawyers’ practising certificates, NZLS associate and section membership, and provide support to the Registry team and Manager.

You will be working within a small, interactive team. The work is challenging, varied and fast-paced, and requires a high level of judgment.

We are recruiting for two full-time, fixed-term roles until mid-December 2020.

The ideal applicants will be:

  • Flexible, organised, and able to prioritise your workload easily
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word for Windows, and a good understanding of Microsoft Excel, Adobe, and Acrobat
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Sound written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to work as a team member, and independently as required

The Law Society is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and is keen to ensure that appointments reflect New Zealand’s multicultural society. Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds are encouraged.

For a confidential discussion and additional information please contact Christine Schofield, Registry Manager , click here for the position description.

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and submit this together with your cover letter and CV to

Applications close 5pm, 28 August 2020.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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