Legal Executive | Residential & Commercial Property

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary$75,000 - $95,000 + KiwiSaver
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Legal Support

Job description

This firm prides itself 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 a collaborative and supportive environment where growth and learning opportunities are encouraged.

The Role:
Reporting to the Property Partner and working in a team of fee earners, you will be able to align yourself with a dedicated and driven team. This is a flourishing and productive firm where you will be working with residential clients on general conveyancing matters, small 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
  • Work towards and adhere to key performance and budgets around billable hours
  • Assist and support the Partner and other solicitors as and when required
About You:
  • 3+ years experience as a Registered Legal Executive within a similar role is essential, the firm is keen to support and develop you further
  • Knowledge of and experience in trust accounting, unit title searches, and edealings is required, experience in subdivisions would be beneficial
  • Understanding and knowledge of the AML 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
  • Able to speak Mandarin or Cantonese would be advantageous
To be successful in this role you will enjoy working with mum and dad conveyancing matters, first home buyers and small subdivisions. 

What's on Offer:
You will be joining like-minded individuals that enjoy exceeding their clients 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, has 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:
  • $75,000 - $95,000 per annum + KiwiSaver dependent on experience
  • This is a Monday to Friday onsite based role
  • Street parking available
For further information, contact Simone Macdonald on 027 224 5228 or email your CV to or by clicking APPLY now.