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Employers seeking Candidates

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Job Vacancies

Law/HR Opportunity

Ideal opportunity for a law or human resources graduate looking to start their career in the employment law area.

(posted 22 July 2019)

EMA AdviceLine is seeking an enthusiastic, customer-focussed person, with excellent listening and problem solving skills, who wishes to be part of the EMA team that handles enquiries on a wide range of topics, including employment relations, health & safety, and human resources.

Being an employer focussed membership organisation, the EMA has a diverse range of services available for its members, including a succinct selection of publications. The person we are seeking will also have the ability to research and write in order to be involved with maintaining the validity of these publications. Some evidence of your writing skills may be required.

Clear spoken English and a professional manner is essential for this mainly telephone based role. Good computer skills and relevant experience would be an advantage.

We offer an attractive salary package, full training, and professional development opportunities through our NZQA approved Learning division.
If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to

Enquiries to:
Sean Hanna
Employer & Manufacturers Assn. (EMA)
09 367 0900 ext. 9615


Sainsbury Logan & Williams – Napier

Junior/Intermediate commercial lawyer in a market leading team

  • Market leading practice
  • Excellent client base
  • New Zealand’s best climate and lifestyle

(posted 02 July 2019)

Sainsbury Logan & Williams is a full service law firm based in Napier, Hawkes Bay servicing a diverse local and national client base.  After a period of growth, our market leading Commercial team is seeking a junior solicitor to support the continued development of our firm.

Working alongside three Commercial Partners, who all moved to the Bay having practiced in large national firms, you will have a great opportunity to develop your career as you become involved in all aspects of our busy practice.  The work is diverse and interesting and includes capital raising, joint ventures, M&A, corporate structuring, banking and finance and negotiating and preparing commercial agreements.

We will consider applicants with 2+ years’ experience, preferably having been spent in the corporate, banking and finance or commercial team of a high performing law firm.  The ideal candidate will be an all rounder with an excellent academic record who is committed to learning on the job and engaging confidently with our staff and clients.  You may be seeking a move or returning from overseas.

In return, we can offer you high quality work, competitive pay, excellent mentoring and the chance to live in one of New Zealand’s most popular regions.  We value work life balance and have a supportive and engaging team environment.

If Hawkes Bay sounds like your destination, or you wish to know more, then we would like to hear from you.  Please provide a CV, cover letter and academic transcript.


Focus Law – Auckland

Newly Qualified Bilingual (Mandarin and/or Cantonese and English) Lawyer sought

(posted 24 June 2019)

We are looking for graduate to Intermediate Level Bilingual (Mandarin and/or Cantonese and English) Lawyer (Full Time), PQE 0 – 3 years for Auckland CBD Law Firm:

  • Commercial, property and family law, and other areas of general practice;
  • Enjoy working with colleagues that are young and energetic and in a friendly working environment;
  • Bilingual: English (Mandarin/Cantonese) Preferred
  • Join a team of experienced, talented and supportive colleagues.

Focus Law is a law firm based in Auckland CBD specialised in general practice, civil litigation, and in affiliation with barristers specialised in criminal matters.

We are currently looking for graduate, or junior, or intermediate level lawyer with a strong interest in commercial, property and family law, as well as other areas of general practice.  We are a friendly and collegial group, delivering professional services in a busy environment to clients of wide ranging cultural background.

You will find challenge and satisfaction with us, and you will have colleagues who you can learn from and who will support your work and development.

Please forward your CV with reference, academic transcript and admission to legal profession (if any) by email to: Applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her legal right to work in New Zealand.


Collins & May Law – Lower Hutt

(posted 13 May 2019)

Graduate Solicitor

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 and Business advice. 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.

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 Easter 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 24 May 2019.


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.