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An exciting opportunity to join our successful Family Law Team

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 property matters, care of children disputes, domestic violence matters and other disputes involving the Family Court. This is an opportunity to work in a busy, dedicated and fun team comprising 2 Partners, 1 Associate, 1 Senior Solicitor and 3 legal assistants who provide a supportive working environment.

The position is also an opportunity for career advancement within our progressive and expanding firm which has served the Canterbury region 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 on-going training.

If this sounds like you please respond by email with a curriculum vitae, academic transcript and covering letter to:

A C D Abernethy, Harmans Lawyers, Christchurch.

E colin.abernethy@harmans.co.nz

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