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Legal Professional Roles

Welcoming any expressions of interest!

Listed: January 30, 2017

If you'd like to work for New Zealand's largest top-tier law firm, we'd love to hear from you!

Even though we may not have a vacancy that exactly describes what you're looking for, we always have our eyes on the horizon.

If you're interested in creating your future at the largest top-tier firm in NZ, please register your interest by sending us your cover letter, CV and transcript.

We are also interested in hearing from people looking for fixed term opportunities or contract work.

We look forward to hearing from you.


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Intermediate Banking & Finance Litigator

Listed: September 24, 2018

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor with 3-6 years' PQE to join the litigation side of our banking and finance practice.
This role offers fantastic quality work with loads of variety, working for leading banks, insolvency practitioners and corporates both domestic and off-shore, and the opportunity to work collaboratively with other teams in the firm.
In this role you’ll have mentoring and support from an inclusive, collaborative team of true specialists. You will get to work closely with the partners, including acting as junior on significant trials.  You’ll also have the  opportunity to manage and work autonomously on files, gain court time and build solid relationships with clients.
You’ll bring fantastic communication skills, both written and verbal, and will have an analytical, thorough approach to your work with excellent attention to detail.  Experience in insolvency litigation is desirable but not necessary.  If you have good, solid litigation experience,  and an interest in developing expertise in banking & finance litigation, this is a great opportunity to learn from leaders in the field.

Location: Auckland

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Junior IP Solicitor

Listed: September 21, 2018

We are looking for a junior solicitor to join our Intellectual Property team in the Auckland office. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join one of the top IP teams in the country and learn from the best.
We are looking for a lawyer with 2-3 years’ experience in intellectual property.  You will have trademark experience and ideally experience in copyright and patent law. You must have top-notch writing and analytical skills.
This team will offer you top-tier level work and the opportunity to work with some of the world’s and New Zealand’s leading brands, who seek our expertise in this key specialist area.
Simpson Grierson has a very positive and inclusive culture, and values specialisation. You will be well supported in your own professional and business development with plenty of learning opportunities on offer.

Location: Auckland

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Intermediate Litigation Solicitor

Listed: June 13, 2018

Simpson Grierson is home to one of the country's leading dispute resolution practices.

Representing the firm's significant corporate and public sector clients, the Wellington team's practice includes company, contract and commercial property disputes, insurance disputes, professional negligence, judicial review and other public law proceedings, energy and resource litigation and securities enforcement and insolvency. 

We are looking for a lawyer with 4-6 years' PQE and impressive grades who has worked either in a large commercial law firm or a specialist litigation practice.  You might be a general commercial litigator, or you might have specialist experience in any of the areas above.  In this role, you'll be working for a firm that takes a modern and commercial approach to dispute resolution and builds national teams with the 'people power' to deliver exceptional outcomes.  This team is in a growth phase and there will be plenty of opportunity to help build the practice.
This role offers high profile work, responsibility for delivering results and great client contact, with the opportunity to develop your skills in helping to manage junior staff.  You'll also have access to excellent training and support.   

Location: Wellington

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Business Professional Roles

Legal Administrator

Listed: October 11, 2018

We have gorgeous offices in the West End and are looking for an outstanding Legal Administrator to join our team in a full-time role

We're after someone who is energetic, focused and has high standards.  Prior experience working in a law firm would be an advantage, but the role could suit an experienced PA or someone who brings superior administrative skills along with a strong customer service focus and great presentation. If you are a self-starter with excellent communication skills, and can bring a professional approach to supporting our office, then this role may be for you.

In this role you are guaranteed that no two days will be the same and we are looking for someone who is adaptable and able to think on their feet. Duties will include:

  • meeting and greeting clients;
  • diary management and organisation of authors;
  • document production, dictaphone typing, drafting basic letters;
  • meeting and travel arrangements; and 
  • conducting the monthly billing cycle.

We believe you will love working in this role - besides the opportunity to work on a wide range of interesting high profile matters, you get to work with a great bunch of people and we will ensure you are provided with the systems you need to perform at your best.

If you want all the benefits of working for a small Christchurch firm and a big national firm all rolled into one, and want to know more, then please apply here.

Location: Christchurch

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