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Graduate Elder & Succession Law

This is a wonderful opportunity for a gradate to to kick start their career in the key growth area of Elder & Succession Law.

The firm

Gibson Sheat is a long-established and well-respected law firm which provides a broad range of legal services for its business and personal clients. It has offices in Wellington, Lower Hutt and Masterton.

The role

You will be part of the busy and friendly team based in our Lower Hutt office. You will provide support to the Elder and Succession law partner and authors. While doing this you will gain a broad level of experience in this diverse area of law. Within your first year you will be drafting wills, preparing Enduring Powers of Attorney, writing legal opinions and assisting with Estate administration.


Skills, experience and personal traits

We are looking for someone who:

  • has completed their law degree and ideally their professional studies too,
  • is a people focused person who relishes the opportunity to build strong relationships with our clients, staff, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • has a real interest in Elder and Succession law,
  • has a positive, can-do attitude,
  • enjoys working hard, but also enjoys sharing a joke or two with the team.

We can offer you:

  • a nurturing and supportive environment, and positive mentorship, to help provide you the best start to your legal career,
  • excellent training and development opportunities,
  • other graduates within the firm to network with,
  • a newly refurbished and modern office environment, in the heart of Lower Hutt, and
  • a life – We all work hard here, but we also encourage a good work-life balance.


If you are interested in this special opportunity, please send your CV, academic transcript and covering letter to HR Manager anna.holland-waterson@gibsonsheat.com by Wednesday, 27 March 2019.