Litigation Solicitor

Listed 10 days Ago
Legal Services

Get the best of both worlds with top quality work and life by the beach!  

Holland Beckett is a progressive and growing full-service law firm, situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty with offices in Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatāne. With over 130 employees, it is one of the largest provincial practices in New Zealand.   

We are seeking a talented and driven lawyer with 3-5 years’ experience to join our leading litigation team. 

About the Role 

This opportunity is somewhat unique due to the level of quality Court time, working on some of the most exciting cases. For this reason, we are seeking applicants who consider themselves to be rising stars in the profession. In return, we are offering a package that will be market leading. 

You would be part of an expert litigation practice, with over 20 contentious litigators who are driven but team focused. The role would involve a diverse range of litigation work, such as civil, commercial, criminal, public law/regulatory, sport, trust, estates, and insolvency disputes. Within this wide range of challenging work, we litigate in all court and tribunal levels, as well as mediated and arbitral processes. 

You will gain both client facing and court experience for top tier clients. There would also be the opportunity to travel around New Zealand, as we litigate around the country.  As part of a progressive and growing firm, the successful candidate would receive ongoing training and professional development, with the opportunity to progress within the firm.  

What we are looking for 

Ideally, candidates would have: 

  • Strong academic record 
  • 3 to 5 years PQE civil, commercial, or regulatory litigation experience  
  • A strong work ethic
  • An ability to analyse and advise on complex legal issues but find practical and cost-effective solutions
  • Excellent communication, written and technical skills
  • Sound people skills, both with clients and colleagues 

What we offer 

In addition to a market-leading salary and discretionary bonuses we offer a range of benefits and initiatives to help our people maintain a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle. These benefits include but are not limited to: 

  • Flexible working arrangements; 
  • Great culture with regular social events; 
  • A wellness focused firm, offering an innovative wellness package; 
  • Community focus including pro bono legal work, team-based community service days, and an employee driven charitable trust fund; 
  • Office based culture including diversity initiatives, Yoga classes and dress for your day policy; 
  • Access to leading technology; 
  • Staff support and career initiatives such as mentoring schemes, coaching, EAP services and discounted health insurance; 
  • Study benefits policy that supports employees to obtain relevant tertiary qualifications and paid time off for study and to attend exams; 
  • A generous and supportive Parental Leave Policy and entitlements. 

Apply now  

If you are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty, then apply now!