Commercial & Property Solicitor

Posted 15 April 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional

Job description

The Firm & Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an intermediate-level lawyer to make the lifestyle move to Tauranga and become part of a full-service firm. The firm has a reputation for exceptional client service, which underpins its strong subregional ties. It has a long-standing presence in the Bay of Plenty area and specialist expertise.

About the Role:

In this role, you'll be an integral part of their friendly and collaborative team, overseen by approachable Partners. Your responsibilities will include: 
  • Handling commercial property matters, representing landlords and property owners in commercial leasing matters.
  • Managing property transactions - residential, commercial, and rural property.
  • Property development projects. 
  • Agri business advice & transactions.
  • Facilitating business transactions, focusing on the sale and purchase of business assets and shares, with special attention to road transport, earthmoving, and contracting industries.
  • Providing expert advice on business structuring, focusing on shareholder agreements and succession planning.
About you
  • 3+ years PQE with a background in property law coupled with commercial acumen within a reputable practice.
  • NZ-qualified lawyer with good drafting and client relationship management skills; and 
  • A client-centric approach dedicated to delivering exceptional service and value.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
  • Outstanding communication, written, and technical skills.
  • A down-to-earth, collaborative interpersonal style.
What's on Offer:
  • Varied and challenging work with quality clients.
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
  • A range of social activities to foster camaraderie.
  • Flexible working arrangements to support your work-life balance.
  • A wellness-focused culture, including innovative wellness initiatives.
  • Generous benefits package, including parental leave and study support.

You may be originally from the Bay of Plenty and keen to move back to the region, or you may be looking to transition from a bigger city such as Auckland or Wellington and keen to join a firm where you can maintain a work-life balance without having to compromise on the quality of the work you do. Either way, get in touch to find out more.  
To find out more, call Jenny on 027 874 0993 or email your CV and academic record to or by clicking APPLY now.