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Junior Property Lawyer, Hamilton

Junior Property Lawyer, Hamilton

Due to continued growth we are looking for a top-quality Junior Property lawyer with good experience to join our Property team in Hamilton.

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 of nationally recognised experts that work together and celebrate success together.  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, and Rotorua. 

In all our staff we look for the following attributes:

  • 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

In this role we will be looking for a lawyer wanting to develop their career in property law.  The role comprises a fantastic mix of work including farming and other property transactions, infrastructure projects and local government property, providing property support on complex M&A deals, overseas investments in sensitive land, trusts and asset protection and estate planning.

You will have confidence in your legal research and analysis skills along with excellent drafting skills.  Your written and verbal communication will be second to none and you will possess the ability to forge strong relationships with both colleagues and clients. 

Other key attributes you will possess are an inquiring mind, with the ability to work autonomously (but always well supported), be hard working and industrious and have a real desire to provide the best client service possible.  In this role, attention to detail is imperative. The successful applicant will have sound business/commercial acumen and will be able to demonstrate excellent project management and organisational skills. Previous experience in a large law firm would be advantageous.

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

A competitive remuneration package will be paid commensurate with skills and experience.

If you don’t want to miss this exciting opportunity, apply now.  Please email your application to Lindsay Butler (Manager People and Performance) at Lindsay.butler@tompkinswake.co.nz.  Please ensure you include a copy of your academic transcript with your application.