Solicitor or Legal Executive (Westport office)

The team in Westport and Nelson works across a full range of general matters including commercial and residential law, rural law, family law, estates, civil matters and asset protection and planning.
We are a friendly and collaborative team, supportive and with strong family values.  We pride ourselves on being down to earth and committed to providing quality advice to our clients.
We have been finalists in the New Zealand Law Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the Regional/Suburban law firm category and Employer of Choice <50 Lawyers in 2014.

The opportunity:
The position is a permanent full-time position in our Westport office.

Relevant skills and experience

  • At least two years’ experience;
  • Experience working with fee budgets/ targets;
  • Strong time management skills;
  • Be able to work autonomously and as part of a team;
  • Ability to deal with high pressure situations;
  • Experience working with the following areas of law:

Residential and Commercial Conveyancing;
Estate administration;
Trusts;
Subdivisions;
Buying and Selling Businesses;
Leasing;

In return you’ll be well remunerated, get a flow of quality and interesting work with plenty of client contact and the opportunity to improve your skills under the guidance of our experienced team that will allow you to really develop as a general practitioner.

You’ll also enjoy the all the benefits of our wonderful climate at the Top of the South Island as well as an enviable lifestyle, without having to sacrifice anything in terms of the quality of your work.

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

If you would be interested in having a chat about this role please call Martha on 03  547 6991 or forward you CV and cover letter to office@stevensorchard.co.nz
Applications close 5.00pm, 31 July 2018