New Zealand Law Society - Specialist Litigation Firm - Associate and Senior Associate

Specialist Litigation Firm - Associate and Senior Associate

Lindsay Francis & Mangan – recently named Asia-Pacific ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year’ by Benchmark Litigation – is looking for talented and ambitious litigators to join our collaborative and high-performance team in Auckland.

About us

LFM is a specialist business disputes law firm with offices in Auckland and Singapore. You will work closely with leading partners on significant market-leading complex commercial litigation, regulatory defence, arbitration, and class action matters, alongside our Singapore office focusing on international arbitration.

Led by partners Tim Lindsay and Kim Francis, our Auckland office has been involved in some of the most significant litigation in the market in recent years, representing leading national and international clients including BunningsCPB ContractingPushpayMacquarie Bank, the independent directors of CBL Insurance, EnviroWaste, and PBL Solutions, among others. We typically oppose leading full service firms and other specialist disputes practices, and you will work with and against leading KCs and national and international experts.

We operate as a flat, non-hierarchical team with a great culture and client-focused approach, which will be as important to you as your technical skill and commercial acumen. Find out more at

Opportunities to join us

We are interested in talking to both 1-4 PQE and 5+ PQE litigators who are looking to learn and further hone their craft:

  • Advocacy led-practice, regularly involved in trial work.
  • Leading partners with significant ‘Big Law’ international experience, including as partners.
  • Small, partner-led teams.
  • Real 'learning on the job' in a collaborative environment with a strong team culture.
  • Mentoring and development tailored to your stage and career goals.
  • Responsibility for files at an early stage.
  • Involvement in case theory and strategy.
  • Client contact and work with leading KCs and experts.
  • Market leading salaries and a meaningful bonus scheme.
  • Personal trainer and other benefits.

How to apply

If you would like to learn more please get in touch for a confidential chat – email or reach out to Timothy Lindsay or Kim Francis directly.