Junior Family Lawyer | 1-2 years PQE

Posted 08 May 2022
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional
Reference492031

Job description

The Firm & Opportunity

This is an opportunity to join a reputable city based practice and grow your skillset within family law. You'll be a part of a team of professionals that do relationship property, care of child, PPPR, family violence, spousal maintenance and other related family law work. As part of the firm's litigation practice, if you had an interest in other dispute areas such as employment law and civil litigation, there is the opportunity to get exposure to work in these areas too.

This role will see you have a good level of involvement in files from the get go, with the support and mentorship of partners and other seniors in the team to learn from, allowing you to strengthen your advocacy skillset. 

About you
  • 1+ years PQE experience in family law gained in either working for a family law barrister, a firm or you may have general practice legal experience with some relationship property experience and/or family law and now want to focus on this area;
  • A relatable personality and able to exude empathy to deal with clients in tricky personal situations, working with a multi-generational client base.
  • An interest to pursue a career in family law and litigation work. 
If you're looking to hone your skills in family law within a firm that has a strong reputation for its work, and support systems in place to allow you to advance your career with mentorship, then get in touch with us today. 
 
For further information, contact Pippa McCaw on 027 274 5926 or to apply email your CV and academic record to pippa@colegal.co.nz or by clicking 'APPLY' now.