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Disputes Resolution Solicitor / Associate

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Proximity to beaches, great walks and wineries – and the opportunity to develop your legal career in a beautiful part of NZ!

Our client is seeking a Disputes Resolution Solicitor or Associate to join their team in beautiful Nelson! This role offers an exciting opportunity to provide legal advice on a range of civil litigation matters, with the support and guidance of a dedicated team. This mid-sized firm is well set up to serve their clients’ needs but are in growth mode, so could look at anyone from a junior solicitor up to Associate level.

In this role you’ll have the chance to work alongside talented colleagues, handle your own files, and contribute to a culture of collaboration and commitment. With opportunities for career advancement and engaging work, this role is perfect for someone who is proactive, driven, and cares deeply about their clients.

What you'll do:
As a Disputes Resolution Solicitor/Associate, you will play a crucial role in providing legal advice on various civil litigation matters such as disputes over business contracts or debts, disputes between neighbours, contracts, civil wrongs to people and property and employment issues. You will manage your own workload, but have the support and guidance of a dedicated team. Reporting to a Partner and working closely with barristers, you will ensure that all litigation work is completed effectively.

What you bring:
Given the growth in this area, our client is open to seeing expressions of interest from solicitors from 2 years’ PQE up to an Associate level. You’ll need to be NZ qualified and have experience already working in a litigation or disputes resolution role. Your strong interpersonal skills will enable you to support your team members, fostering an environment where everyone can thrive. Above all, you are committed to delivering meaningful outcomes for clients.

What sets this company apart:
Our client is a general practice law firm that is well established within Nelson. They offer a supportive environment, working from home options and offer flexibility to make work/life balance work for you. Other benefits include your own car park, fortnightly corporate massages, and a good bonus structure. All of this on offer in an enviable part of NZ!

What's next:
If you’re interested in the opportunity please apply directly to the advertisement or send your CV to liz.sloan@robertwalters.co.nz. If you’d like to have a confidential chat to find out more please give me a call on 027 233 4733.

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Liz Sloan on 64 3 363 5020.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Litigation

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Nelson

Job Reference: 1977110/001

Date posted: 30 May 2024

Consultant: Liz Sloan

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