Job title: Senior Solicitor (Employment / Litigation), 5-6 years' PQE - TAU
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Legal - Law Firm
Functional Expertise: Legal
Salary type: Annual
Location: Tauranga
Job published: 14-04-2024
Job ID: 41994

Job Description

Senior Solicitor | Employment / Civil Litigation

Join this supportive Dispute Resolution team in the Bay of Plenty with experienced and approachable mentors and innovative benefits!

The Opportunity

Are you a senior lawyer seeking to join a well-established firm that offers amazing benefits and high-quality work? Our client is a high-quality full-service legal practice in sunny Tauranga that encourages pragmatic working and a healthy lifestyle. They seek a dedicated and skilled Civil Litigation or Employment Lawyer to join their friendly and professional team that puts people first to work on a diverse range of contentious matters.

You will enjoy building relationships with quality clients and will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of work, such as regulatory enforcement, employment disputes, resource management and council work, as well as other civil litigation and dispute resolution matters. Supported by a team of experts within a large well-resourced practice, you will be encouraged to grow and thrive in your legal career with on-going professional development and access to approachable Partners.

A range of benefits with a strong focus on wellness and quality of life and a culture that inspires, nurtures, and rewards effort to complement an excellent base salary commensurate with experience is on offer. There is support, flexibility, and even a car park for your daily use to save on the stress of commuting. The implementation of leading technology will also help you perform at a high level and work efficiently.

If you aspire to take your career further with a well-established firm in a fabulous location, we want to hear from you!

About You

The successful candidate will be committed to providing excellent care for their clients and open to mentoring junior practitioners.

Ideally, you will be:

  • A NZ qualified solicitor with ideally 5-7+ years' experience 
  • Ideally some previous experience in Employment law or Civil Litigation from another private practice
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a client care approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Personable and collaborative

How to apply?

If this role speaks to you, click on "Apply Now" and upload your CV or for more information and a confidential discussion about the role and what you’re looking for, please contact Ruth Hara (LLB.BA) on 021 483 490 or at

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