Estates Solicitor / Legal Executive

Join a firm that feels like a family and has good diet of work. Three offices across residential Canterbury!

Your new company
Our client is a family orientated, full-service firm, with a focus on serving the Canterbury community. With three offices across the region they are committed to being accessible to your everyday clients. They have worked hard to foster a positive culture, where flexibility is promoted, and the small wins are celebrated. Their local locations mean that parking is a breeze and you aren’t stuck in traffic for half of your commute!

Your new role
Private client work is their bread and butter and an ever-growing client base means they have room to bring on a solicitor OR high-level legal executive. This role will see you working with a focus on estates, with exposure to wills, and trusts as well. You can be a full time or part time worker or have a flexible working from home arrangement. This role is based in the New Brighton office.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Three years of experience as a solicitor OR four years of experience as a legal executive in New Zealand
  • Lengthy experience with estates, and experience with trusts and wills.
  • Ideally some experience with property files
  • Willingness to support junior staff
  • A positive contribution to team culture

What you'll get in return
This firm can offer you flexibility, solid leadership to learn from, and an inviting culture that celebrates the individuality of their employees. Work with two established partners who will contribute to your development while providing you with the scope to work autonomously. They have fair budgets that reflect your time spent doing training, management meetings, journals etc.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Contact Liz Sloan on 0272334733 or


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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Elisabeth Sloan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Christchurch
Ground Floor, 131 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central

Telephone: 036695718

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