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Lloyd Troon Law – Queenstown


(Posted 8 November 2018)

An amazing opportunity for a Solicitor in our Boutique Queenstown Law Firm.

Skills required

  • Strong intellect and ability to think creatively.
  • Technical drafting and analytical/interpretational skills
  • Excellent communication skills showing empathy and emotional intelligence.

Benefits include

  • Varied Client base with excellent quality and variety of work.
  • Maintain an excellent work life balance.
  • Enjoy working as a valued member of this small/friendly team.

Selection criteria

  • A desire for on-going learning.
  • Possess a can do attitude with a willingness to grow the role.
  • A passion to provide exceptional client service and the ability to constantly deliver.

Partners Lloyd and Troon, both come from corporate backgrounds and although only 5 years into their own practice, have each had long established legal careers in Queenstown supporting many generations of clients. We are seeking a confident, capable solicitor with some life experience to work in property and commercial law (new graduates are welcome to apply). The successful applicant will possess effective communication and client management skills, with the ability to establish and network to develop relationships with existing and prospective clients.

We offer a great team environment, streamlined systems in a mentoring and supported environment. There is a high level of client contact and file responsibility, and excellent long term career prospects.

Application will be treated with the utmost confidence. Please email your CV and covering letter in the first instance to


Employers & Manufacturers Assn (EMA) – Auckland

Law Graduate ER/HR Advisor Opportunity

(Posted 29 October 2018)

Ideal opportunity for a law graduate looking to start their career in Employment Law. 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 each month handles up to 4,000 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


LawFlow – Auckland

Legal Tech – Fixed Term Project

(Posted 9 October 2018)

LawFlow, the developer of New Zealand’s leading e-discovery system, is seeking a Law and Computer Science (or BCom Information Systems or similar) student or graduate for a fixed term employment project in November and December 2018, based at our offices in Britomart in central Auckland.

This is a unique opportunity to gain “hands-on” experience with the e-discovery system used by many New Zealand law firms, and play a role in its ongoing development. Whether you are interested in a career in IT, or in civil litigation, this is an opportunity to get started on either path.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to produce high-quality written material;
  • Advanced computer skills – this is not a programming role, but some programming knowledge and/or systems administration experience (Windows Server) would be advantageous;
  • A Law degree (or at least completed stage 3), and a BSc (Comp Sci) or BCom (Info Sys);
  • High competency in Word and Excel; and
  • An interest in legal tech.

The preferred start date is 5 November 2018, but flexibility is available for the right candidate.

If you are interested, please email your CV and cover letter (or enquiries about the role) in confidence to


Aoraki Legal 2018 Limited – Timaru


(posted 27 September 2018)

About the business

A medium sized law firm in Timaru, created from the merger of two long standing law firms, Aoraki Legal specialises in property law, employment law, commercial, company and insurance law, estates and asset planning, health/medical law, relationship property, trusts, wills and enduring powers of attorney, civil and dispute resolution.

About the role

We seek a motivated solicitor to join our team. New Graduates will be considered.

The candidate must have strong communication and legal skills and be able to relate to clients, have proven initiative, positive attitude and happy disposition. Do not be deterred if you have less experience, or you have skills in other areas of law, as we are open to discussion on future opportunities.

Benefits and perks

We provide the following benefits:

  • Work / life balance
  • Opportunity for career progression as we are planning for the future
  • Committed mentoring and professional development

Timaru has close access to the outdoors, affordable housing, a variety of excellent schooling, and a range of community activities.

Please email your CV, cover letter, and copy of your academic transcript in the strictest confidence to Pauline-Jean Luyten at


Russell Drake Consulting – Hamilton

Graduate Employment Relations Consultant

(posted 16 August 2018)

Russell Drake Consulting is a leading provider of Employment Relations and Human Resource Consulting Services.

Our services are based on ‘Legally Compliant Practical Solutions’ and therefore we are looking for a person who is interested in developing into an employment relations consultant who can merge their technical understanding and knowledge of employment law (written and case law) to implement and recommend practical solutions in a manner that addresses the Clients requirements and does not create a legal liability for them.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • A Law Degree and has ideally completed their professional studies (IPLS or College of Law);
  • Experience and understanding of businesses processes;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work to strict timeframes;
  • An interest in research, understanding that information and applying it to a variety of situations;
  • Ability to work within a close team, assisting as required;
  • A strong customer service focus.

Future opportunities exist for the successful candidate to grow and develop their career through the scope of the role which will include representation within Mediation, the Employment Relations Authority and the Employment Court, designing and implementing restructure processes, Union Negotiations and drafting all forms of employment documentation, along with all other aspects of employment law to assist clients from a range of different industries.

Russell Drake Consulting Act exclusively for Employers and therefore the successful candidate will need to be demonstrate a commitment to this style of representation.

If you believe that you have the education, experience as explained above and personal attributes that identify with the company values to be successful in this broad consulting role please, forward your Cover Letter and CV by applying through the website or sending information to For confidential enquiries, please call 07 838 0018 to speak to Russell or Linda-Maree Drake.

Please see full details of the services provided by Russell Drake Consulting along with our company values on our webpage:


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