Intermediate/Senior Family Law Solicitor

Legal Personnel (2017) Limited

A great opportunity to move away from the hustle of Auckland into a fantastic job that allows for both progressing your career and a outdoor lifestyle

  • Live the lifestyle you have always wanted while growing your career
  • Warm and values driven culture
  • Opportunity for succession to partnership
This is a very attractive opportunity that offers an up-and-coming senior family law solicitor the opportunity to build towards partnership and move into a welcoming community that really lets you live outside of work. This role will allow you the flexibility and lifestyle you want, coupled with the development, challenge and progression that you need in your career. 

This practice is based in Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty with an excellent reputation. The practice is based on a solid client base built up over the years, loyal clients and repeat business through word of mouth and referrals.

The practice is female led and they take pride in creating a work environment where staff are supported to reach their full potential. The practice would be looking for the solicitor in this role to work towards succession to partnership and they would be mentored, supported and developed along the way to get there. 

The partners take a pragmatic approach to work/life balance (having strived for this themselves) and really live this - it is possible to work flexible hours in this role. 

The practical know-how you will need:
  • At least 2 years PQE - the client are looking for either an intermediate or senior solicitor so solicitors across a range of experience will be considered
  • Provider status with legal aid a bonus
  • Has experience in all aspects of family law including Domestic Violence, Care of Children Act, Oranga Tamariki, PPPR and relationship property
  • Lawyer for child and lawyer for subject person a bonus
In return, you will receive:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexibility of hours if necessary
  • Exceptional supervision and support
  • The opportunity for career advancement to partnership/directorship
  • Bay of Plenty lifestyle including living close to beaches, walks.
  • Working for a growing and expanding firm with exceptional reputation in the Bay of Plenty
This opportunity does not come along often due to the opportunity to quickly build towards succession while working in a firm with fantastic values of integrity, quality and efficiency that really are lived in the firm everyday. 

If this sounds like you or catches your interest and you are looking for to move out of Auckland to raise a family or enjoy a better quality of life but don't want to sacrifice your career, then it would be worth having a conversation about what this could look like for you. 

Email steph.curley@legalpersonnel.co.nz to start the conversation and answer any questions you have.