New Zealand Law Society - Relationship Property/Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE – Queenstown

Relationship Property/Family Solicitor 5+ years PQE – Queenstown

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Relationship Property and Family Solicitor to join our busy and growing practice.

The role

Suited to a candidate with 5+ years experience in relationship property and family law. The role would be a great opportunity for someone who is looking to continue their career and gain exposure to high quality and challenging work in a forward thinking law practice.

The role offers exposure to relationship property work, but there will also be other areas of family law work involved including care of children, domestic violence, guardianship and paternity. Experience of broader relationship property matters including the interrelation with trusts would be highly regarded.

You will work directly with the firm’s Family Law Principal and work collaboratively with other junior members of the team in a mentoring capacity. You will have the opportunity to work autonomously on files and to grow and develop your skills in a supportive and high performing team environment.

Strong candidates with less PQE will be considered provided there is a strong background of relationship property experience. The role would suit full time candidates, however hours can be negotiated for the right person, if you are someone who is looking for reduced or flexible work hours, or a fixed term contract (minimum of 1 year).

Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • 5+ years PQE with strong experience in relationship property and family law;
  • A self starter who is a motivated worker and brings a sense of drive to the team;
  • Confident court experience;
  • The ability to work independently to deliver results and also enjoy being part of a team and a mentor to junior staff;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Accurate and detail focused;
  • A confident, pro-active and enthusiastic approach to work;
  • A proven ability to establish and retain strong client relationships.

What can we offer

TODD & WALKER Law are one of Central Otago’s leading law firms. We were recently recognised as being one of New Zealand's six emerging legal firms and are... "a boutique law firm with a small firm culture capable of tackling big law jobs".

Operating from offices in Queenstown and Wanaka, we pride ourselves on delivering experienced, pragmatic, high quality advice for our clients and we are regularly instructed on high profile matters.

At TODD & WALKER Law our team are important to us, we are known as fantastic employers who reward our staff with excellent remuneration and other benefits packages. We place a focus on the continued professional development of our staff, and provide a welcoming work environment with flexible working hours and a genuine work/life balance.

If you are looking for career progression and are interested in applying for the position, please contact Principal Louise Denton on 021 568 315 or for a private and confidential discussion or email your details to our Office Manager, Louise Gill at

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