New Zealand Law Society - Senior Solicitor/Commercial/Property/Rural/Trusts - Wairarapa

Senior Solicitor/Commercial/Property/Rural/Trusts - Wairarapa

Full Time

WCM Legal cares about people: we treat our team as family and we strive to provide a great service to our clients.

We advise and represent individuals, families and businesses from our three offices in Carterton, Greytown and Wellington. Due to our location and long historical local standing, we have a large base of loyal clients including in farming and agribusiness with varied, interesting and sometimes complex needs.

We have a fantastic career opportunity for an experienced lawyer specialising in commercial, rural, trust and property law offering commensurate excellent remuneration and opportunities for rapid career advancement.

You will be part of a supportive team and will join us at an exciting time in our development as a legal business which is committed to being a force for good in our community. We value the input of all our staff to enhance our service delivery and take WCM Legal to the top of desirable places to work. We are currently reviewing all our policies to take our legal business into the future and your contribution to this provides a chance to shape the environment you will work in.
The Wairarapa region offers an outstanding lifestyle away from the rat race (no traffic jams and not a traffic light to be seen) boasting world class locally produced food and wine, a great climate and a strong community. Check out this website

We can offer assistance with relocation to our fabulous region where you can enjoy the benefits of country living while being only less than an hour’s drive from pristine golden sand beaches and surf breaks to the east, and the hustle and bustle of Wellington to the south. Hunting, fishing, tramping, mountain biking are all easily accessible for those seeking adventure, while winery tours, the performing arts, restaurants and shopping are available for more relaxed pursuits. For those with families high quality day care, primary, intermediate and secondary integrated or state education is available. We even have our own UCOL campus for tertiary study. A new modern hospital also adds to the mix.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years PQE;
  • previous commercial, conveyancing and trust experience with knowledge of the Landonline system;
  • excellent communication, research and analytical skills;
  • the ability to hit the ground running, working autonomously from start to finish to maintain and strengthen the long-term relationships we have in our community;
  • experience and confidence in providing practical advice and solutions to our clients;
  • time management skills and sound judgement;
  • most importantly, a good sense of humour!

We offer excellent remuneration, a rewarding team culture and an environment where career development opportunities exist for the right candidate.

If you think you have got what it takes, send your covering letter, CV and academic transcript to:
John Gibbons, by email:

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