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Family Lawyer - Senior Solicitor

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This role involves handling sensitive family matters, providing legal advice, representing clients in court proceedings, and drafting legal documents. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a diverse caseload, collaborate with other professionals, and contribute to resolving complex family law issues. This position offers excellent work-life balance, a supportive environment, and competitive market salaries.

What you'll do:
In this role you will be at the heart of the team’s operations. Your day-to-day activities will revolve around providing empathetic legal representation and support to clients facing various family law issues. You will be responsible for meeting with clients to understand their unique situations, conducting thorough legal research, drafting comprehensive legal documents, and representing them in court proceedings. Your strong negotiation skills will be crucial in reaching favourable settlements for your clients. Additionally, you will manage your caseload effectively while keeping your clients informed about the progress of their cases.

What you bring:

  • Admitted Solicitor in New Zealand with strong technical ability;
  • Good team attitude with a commitment to collaboration;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to connect with clients on a personal level;
  • Previous experience within family law demonstrating a deep understanding of relevant laws and statutes;
  • Ability to conduct thorough legal research and draft comprehensive legal documents;
  • Strong negotiation skills with a track record of reaching favourable settlements for clients;
  • Effective case management skills with the ability to handle a diverse caseload;
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying up-to-date on changes in family law.

What sets this company apart:
Our client offers a supportive work environment where collaboration is encouraged. They understand the importance of work-life balance and strive to create a flexible working environment that allows their employees to thrive both professionally and personally. Their modern offices are located in Takapuna. They also offer competitive market salaries and provide excellent mentoring and support, fostering an environment of continuous learning and professional growth.

What's next:
Apply today by clicking on the link below or reach out directly via email at annabel.johnstone@robertwalters.co.nz

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Other

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1969350/001

Date posted: 3 May 2024

Consultant: Annabel Johnstone

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