Ford Sumner is a vibrant, forward thinking Wellington City law firm with a strong commercial and national client base including market leaders in aviation, hospitality, education and insurance. Specialising in dispute resolution, medico legal, employment and commercial, we deliver market leading legal solutions.
We are looking for a skilled and enthusiastic senior lawyer with a proven track record in dispute resolution and employment work. You will have great client relationship skills and be motivated to advance your career working directly with a top Partner, supported by a great team. You might have a broad litigation background or one that is more focused on employment; we are open to considering either and to tailoring the final role accordingly.
For the right candidate, dependent on transferable client base and quality of experience, we are willing to discuss the pathway for progressing this role through to Partnership level.
We are committed to promoting a collegial and collaborative culture that encourages community involvement. Our team are all-rounders who enjoy working together (both in our modern city offices and remotely in accordance with our flexible working policy) and each contribute strongly to our success. We are proud sponsors of the Banana Boat New Zealand Ocean Swim Series and have a swim team who compete in events around NZ!
Our culture is inclusive, respectful and encourages teamwork and collaboration.
The key attributes we are looking for in this position are:
If you think you’re the right person for this position, please email your CV, academic transcript and application letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions prior to submitting your application, please contact our Practice Manager | Financial Controller, Ange Penney, in the first instance, on 021 169 5600.
Applications close Friday 7 May 2021.