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Outstanding lawyers required……

Due to growth and increased workload we have 2 exciting opportunities available in our leading Christchurch firm. 

Harmans has an enviable reputation both as an employer and for excellence in the law having served the Canterbury region for over 131 years.   We are proud to be a signatory to the NZLS Gender Equality Charter and we have a strong presence in a variety of professional committees.

Property and commercial / private client lawyer

A new position is available in our commercial/private client team for an ambitious Lawyer with 2-3 years post-admission experience who thrives on a varied diet of work.  As we value strong relationships with clients, the successful candidate will possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills and a desire to build a practice.  You will work with appropriate autonomy but closely in conjunction with two partners whose diverse practice areas include conveyancing, trusts and commercial transactional work.

The applicant will have a commercial property focus and be involved in other commercial transactional work such as business sales and franchising.  Ideally candidates for this role should have attained a commerce degree as well as law.

Litigation Lawyer 

We are looking for a senior litigation lawyer with approximately 5 years post admission experience primarily in the civil and commercial litigation area. The successful candidate will have excellent academic ability in the law, proven advocacy, negotiation and drafting skills and be innovative in resolving disputes in the best interests of our clients.  Handling all types of disputes, our team is particularly renowned in the insolvency area, estate and trust litigation, lease disputes, insurance and construction matters and employment issues.

The work will include immediate client contact, autonomous file handling - with partner supervision and assistance where appropriate and court appearances.  Opportunities exist for future advancement within the firm for the right individual. 

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

If this sounds like you please respond with a curriculum vitae to: 
Julie Knowles
Practice Manager
E: julie.knowles@harmans.co.nz



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