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Senior Solicitor – Commercial and Trusts

Due to the upcoming retirement of one of our Senior Consultants, we are looking for a high calibre Senior lawyer.  

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

This role is based in our busy and friendly Masterton office. You will work in a wide range of areas, including commercial property, trusts, and general commercial work for small and medium sized businesses. You will have the opportunity to both learn from other senior authors, and mentor junior and intermediate level authors.

Skills, experience and personal traits

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has at least five years of experience, working within a firm.
  • Is passionate about the Wairarapa region and plans to settle in the region for the long term
  • Is a natural at building rapport with new clients, and helping them to achieve their goals
  • Is business minded and has good business acumen
  • Has a strong marketing mind-set and is always on the lookout for new opportunities
  • Has proven leadership or coaching experience, or has leadership qualities
  • Is a self-starter, thrives on new experiences and opportunities and is flexible in their approach to work.

In return, we can offer you:

  • Interesting and varied work
  • Great systems and precedent databases (including Lawlink precedents)
  • A supportive and collegial team environment
  • Autonomy and a good work/life balance
  • Regular CPD and self-improvement opportunities
  • A wide range of staff benefits
  • Genuine career advancement opportunities for the right person

This role is a full time role, but we are happy to consider requests for flexible working arrangements.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV, academic transcript and covering letter to HR Manager anna.holland-waterson@gibsonsheat.com by Friday, 21 August 2020.