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Professional Support Lawyer

Professional Support Lawyer

Due to continued growth we have a unique opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer.  This is a newly created role where the successful candidate can really stamp their mark on one of New Zealand’s top 15 Law firms.

This is an opportunity to leave the time sheet behind and really focus on the law. Not only will you develop and maintain the Firm’s knowledge base, you will also provide legal updates, conduct research and give training to fee-earners on technical legal issues.

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. As this is a senior role you could be based in either our Hamilton or Auckland office.

In all our staff we look for the following attributes:

  • First rate legal skills
  • Ambitious and self-motivated
  • A great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A strong desire to drive your learning & development, with a passion for the law
  • A high level of initiative and forward thinking
  • Excellent written skills and technical skills

The ideal candidate will be New Zealand qualified with 5+ years of large commercial law firm experience and have either a generalist commercial law or civil litigation background. Other key attributes you will possess are an inquiring mind with a strong academic focus.  The successful applicant will have sound business/commercial acumen and will be able to demonstrate excellent project management and organisational skills.   

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.