Harmans Lawyers

An exciting opportunity to join our successful Family Law Team

A new full-time position is available in our Family Law Team for a 3-5 year PQE family lawyer. You will be practicing in all areas of Family Law, including relationship property, care of children disputes, family violence and other disputes involving the Family Court. This is an opportunity to work in a busy, dedicated and fun team comprising 3 Partners, 1 Associate, 1 Solicitor and 3 legal assistants who provide a supportive working environment.

The position is also an opportunity to join our dynamic and expanding firm which has served the Canterbury region and beyond for over 130 years. As we value strong relationships with clients, the successful candidate will possess excellent inter-personal skills and a desire to build a family law practice.

We offer a great work atmosphere, a competitive remuneration package and a commitment to developing the skills and knowledge base of our lawyers, including both in-house and external professional development.

You will need to have:

  • preferably 3-5 years’ experience – this is not a graduate position
  • lead legal aid provider status
  • excellent communication skills and an eye for detail
  • an ability to empathise with people from all cultures and walks of life
  • a genuine drive to help others
  • the ability to work constructively in a team environment

If this sounds like you, please respond by email with a curriculum vitae, academic transcript and covering letter to Colin Abernethy at colin.abernethy@harmans.co.nz.

Applications close on: Friday 23 February 2024