Harmans Lawyers

A new full-time position is available in our Family Law team for an ambitious graduate or junior lawyer who is wanting to specialise in Family Law. You will be practising in all areas of Family Law, including relationship and trust property matters, care of children disputes, family violence matters and other disputes involving the Family Court – both on a legal aid and private client basis. This is an opportunity to work in a busy, dedicated, and fun team comprising 3 Partners, an Associate and 3 Legal Assistants who provide a supportive working environment.

About you

As we value strong relationships with our clients, you will possess exceptional technical and interpersonal skills with a desire to build a Family Law practice.

About us

Harmans is a long-established New Zealand law firm operating from modern offices in an unrivalled location within the Central City of Canterbury. We are located close to parking and are situated amongst the best Christchurch has to offer in retail and hospitality.

We have a great culture and provide our employees with a supportive and collaborative environment. We value Hauora and are always looking for ways to improve our employees’ experience with us.

Our commitment 

We are committed to giving back to the community and are a major contributor to the New Zealand Law Society and wider community organisations. We support gender equality and the continued development of our lawyers’ skills and knowledge base.

We offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package within a friendly, fun, and professional environment, including added benefits such as life insurance cover, in-house wellbeing activities, a day’s paid leave for your birthday and a day to work with a charity of your choice.

If you wish to join our thriving team, we would like to hear from you. Please respond by email with a curriculum vitae, academic transcript, and covering letter to colin.abernethy@harmans.co.nz.

Applications close 5pm, 19 April 2024 (if role not filled prior to this date)