Legal Executive | Residential & Commercial Property

Posted 22 July 2021
Salary$80 - 90k + kiwisaver+ flexi hours/WFH
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support
Reference275053

Job description

Based in a bustling city fringe location, with stunning modern offices this firm has a professional yet relaxed style. Priding themselves in being values driven and client centric each member of the team is driven to ensure that the law is something that is accessible to everyone. You will be working in an open plan environment where growth and learning opportunities are encouraged.

The Role:
Reporting to the Director and working in a team of 8 inclusive of a secretary for admin support, you will be able to align yourself with a high performing and driven team. This is a fast paced and dynamic firm where you will be working with residential and commercial clients on residential conveyancing matters, leasing, subdivisions and settlements. Your day-to-day responsibilities will be to:
  • Maintain client relationships and act on instructions throughout the property transaction relating to buying, selling and developing property
  • Manage property files for all property transactions from pre-contract to post-settlement inclusive of subdivision files
  • Oversee estate, trust estate planning files
  • Work towards and adhere to key performance and budgets around billable hours
  • Assist and support the Director and other solicitors as and when required
About You:
  • 3+ years’ experience as a registered Legal Executive within a similar role is essential 
  • Knowledge of and experience in trust accounting and edealings is required, experience in subdivisions would be beneficial
  • Understanding and knowledge of the regulatory environment and compliance requirements as well as NZ Property Law, terms and methods in relation to conveyancing
  • People focused, able to work in a cohesive and collaborative environment, keen to exceed expectations
To be successful in this role you will thrive in a fast paced and energetic working environment. You will have exposure to complex and detailed transactions with private developments, multi-unit and apartment settlements.  You will be supported in the work you do by experienced property lawyers so you will be assisted with more complex commercial property work.

What's on Offer:
You will be joining likeminded individuals that are high performing and driven by exceeding expectations. You will be a part of a team where successes are celebrated, and problems are solved together. They are an engaged, tight knit and supportive group that are values driven, have a social conscience and are keen to give back to the community. Not only will you be a valued member of the team you will also receive:
  • $80,000 - $90,000 per annum + KiwiSaver experience
  • Bonus scheme is on offer for high performing individuals that meet their billable hours
  • Work/life balance - remote working, WFH and flexible hours are on offer
  • Weekly team meetings with morning tea included
  • Birthday morning tea shout
  • Friday drinks
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to simone@colegal.co.nz or by clicking APPLY now.