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Civil Litigation Senior Solicitor

Civil Litigation Senior Solicitor

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Location: Hamilton or Auckland

Experience: 3 + years PQE

Due to continued growth in our civil disputes area we are looking for a top quality senior solicitor with three or more years experience.

We believe that great people attract great people and our culture is something we guard and protect jealously. If you get the opportunity to join us, you’ll be part of something quite special and unique. You’ll be part of a team that works together and celebrates success. You’ll work with and learn from intelligent, innovative leaders within a collaborative culture that invests in and rewards its people. 

We have offices in Hamilton, Auckland, Rotorua and Tauranga. 

We are looking for: 

  • A strong academic transcript
  • First rate legal skills
  • Ambitious and self-motivated
  • An empathetic approach to dealing with a wide range of clients
  • A great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A strong desire to drive your learning & development, taking advantage of the varied CPD opportunities the firm offers
  • A high level of initiative
  • Excellent written skills and technical skills

You will also have strong written and advocacy skills, be self-motivated, confident and ambitious with a calm and considered approach as well as having good judgement.

In this role you will assist Partners and Senior Associates on more complex civil/commercial files.  This will include research, assisting in the preparation of evidence, drafting court documents and appearing in Court (as a junior or sole counsel).

Tompkins Wake is a progressive law firm which offers a genuine work-life balance. We are focused on our future, and in joining us you will be instrumental in living and breathing our firm-wide values of People Matter, Stronger Together, Confidently Courageous and Recognised Excellence. 

We provide excellent training and mentoring opportunities by senior lawyers who are experts in their field.  You will be given opportunities for high calibre professional and career development.  We are collaborative and supportive of each other and we love what we do.  We take pride in our clients’ success and are committed to providing value and remaining price sensitive while applying superior legal skill, commercial experience and client knowledge to deliver the best possible results.

If you are enthusiastic and would like to contribute as a key member of our disputes team, apply now using our online employee application form and email your CV, cover letter and academic transcript to careers@tompkinswake.co.nz