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Grantham Law – Hamilton

(posted 14 February 2020)

Position: Law Graduate

Location: Hamilton

Job Type:  Fulltime

Closing Date: 3rd March 2020

Contact Name: Michelle Guernier, Practice Manager

Address: 4 Knox Street, Hamilton

Grantham Law is a medium size law firm with offices in Taupo and Hamilton. Due to increasing work load we are looking for two motivated and enthusiastic Law Graduates for our Hamilton Office. This is a genuine opportunity to be exposed at a junior level to a wide range of work.

Our Ideal Candidate will             

  • Have a New Zealand legal qualification
  • Have NZ residency
  • Be an admitted solicitor (preferred)
  • Be highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have well developed communication skills
  • Have a desire to learn in a practical environment
  • A common sense approach
  • Be flexible to deal with the challenges this role will encounter

The Role

This is a role where you will be working closely with other solicitors on a range of litigation matters. You will be ‘cutting your teeth’ by doing a wide range of tasks from junior legal, PA, data entry tasks to build your knowledge and gain a fuller understanding of the legal profession.

In return you get to be part of a diverse team of passionate people whose mission is to make a difference to people’s lives and communities.

This is a full-time position although flexibility as to hours could be accommodated if you are still completing professionals.


To apply for this exciting opportunity please send your CV and cover letter to

Any questions can be referred to Michelle Guernier on 07 376 0014


Manukau Institute of Technology

(posted 14 February 2020)

Graduate Legal and Contracts Advisor

In-house legal, full-time role

Join an organisation where you can make a difference  

Do you have a strong customer service ethos? Do you take pride in delivering excellent legal services? Want to work with a passionate team?

If your answer is yes to these questions, we’ve got the perfect role for you at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Details here


Collins and May Law – Lower Hutt

(posted 12 November 2019)

Graduate Solicitor

Collins & May Law

We have a graduate solicitor position available for a recent graduate who has completed professionals or is about to complete professionals. The position involves a variety of work including Property, Trusts, Estates, Business advice, Employment and Civil Litigation. It is a hands on role from the start with regular client contact. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated person who is looking for a long term position in a small firm. We are based in Lower Hutt.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Eugene Collins together with a covering letter setting out an introduction to who you are. It should cover,  the last two books you read and what you enjoyed most about them, the last two live concerts you went to and what they were like, what you did over Labour weekend and something about your family background.

Your covering letter SHOULD NOT mention the Law, our law firm, how much you love the law we practice, law school or  anything you have viewed on our firms web site. We are all lawyers, and it’s our web site so……. we know!  We want to know about YOU!

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to no later than Friday 29 November 2019.


Law clerks/Graduate/Trainee Lawyers (immediate positions)-Auckland

(posted 7 November 2019)

Law clerks/Graduate/Trainee Lawyers (immediate positions)-Auckland

Final year law student/Recently graduate/admitted or up to 1 year legal experience.

Assisting the principal and senior lawyer in general practice, investment and property development/construction work etc.

Using latest advance legal practice management system with frequent clients liaison.

Communication Mandarin/Cantonese/other foreign languages will be an advantage.

Application to be sent to


Public Trust – Roles Available

At Public Trust, we encourage New Zealanders to preserve the present and secure their future. Our employees play a vital role in raising awareness and educating Kiwis around protecting what’s most important to them. This is a unique environment to work in, so if you’re keen to make a real difference and would like to join Public Trust then check out our vacancies by visiting our careers page or email us at

IPLS Alumni – Seeking work

Brittany Rowlands

(posted 24.07.19)

I am looking for a graduate position or junior law position starting next year in either Wellington, Auckland or New Plymouth in a Commercial/Corporate firm.
I have graduated from the University of Otago and completed my Professionals at IPLS with the hope of being admitted October 18 2019.