Current Vacancies
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Wynn Williams is a well-established and highly regarded law firm with offices in Christchurch and Auckland providing advice to a wide range of businesses and private clients across New Zealand and internationally. 

We currently have a number of vacancies in our Christchurch office - the firm is busy with plenty of work and there is an optimistic outlook into the future.  We are very well-placed as one of the larger Christchurch firms with a national presence and excellent infrastructure and support services.  We are involved in many of the most exciting aspects of the rebuild of the city. The culture is open and approachable with an easy style to work in.

We offer a top salary, excellent training and a great working environment including a new Christchurch CBD office. We are interested in where you want to go and what you have to offer and are committed to working with you so that you can achieve the best outcome.

We are very open-minded as to where you might currently be. Whilst we like to see people in the office as much as possible, our IT systems and flexible attitude to working arrangements makes it possible for lawyers to work remotely when the need arises.  As a firm we have embraced the digital age and provide a work environment to suit.

If you have any queries about the opportunities offered by us, please contact Matthew Jones, our General Manager.

Auckland Corporate Vacancy - Associate

Exciting boutique corporate practice  |  Successful national firm |  Rapidly expanding  

You're looking for a fresh challenge, and so were the three partners who now lead this team. They are all well-respected ex big-firm partners who are making waves in the Auckland market with their fresh and energetic approach to legal service delivery and client relationship management.
There will be high quality and challenging work on offer from the outset so we are seeking a self-starting motivated team player who can hit the ground running.   The team is looking for an Associate who will work on all aspects of corporate law including:
·         Mergers & Acquisitions
·         Public and private capital markets
·         Joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and corporate governance
You will enjoy the independence of running a matter by yourself with the support of the team, and also working collaboratively.   Our excellent client base comprises both national and international clients, and you will be involved in advising both private and public sector clients on a broad range of matters.  Wynn Williams is a full service 20-partner law firm with a team of 95+ lawyers and support staff.
These opportunities would suit those seeking flexibility as there is the possibility of working part-time, and remotely from time to time.  As a firm we are committed to our staff and have the technology in place to make this possible.    We'd love you to start as soon as possible but we are realistic enough to realise that for the right person we might need to be patient.  We offer a great salary package commensurate with your experience.
To apply, click on the link below, or to speak to someone please contact Matthew Jones, our Chief Operating Officer on +64 3 379 7622 or by email to

Christchurch Vacancy: Resource Management Solicitor 1-3 PQE

We are looking for a lawyer with 1-3 years’ experience in resource management and environmental law.
Ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500, our Resource Management and Environmental Law team is one of the largest in the South Island, renowned for managing complex environmental projects, from inception through to appeals. The team provides advice and advocacy on a diverse range of topics including:
  • - Freshwater management planning
  • - Air quality, coastal matters and contamination
  • - Earthquake recovery issues
  • - Consents, private plan changes, due diligence and resource management requirements for retail, commercial, industrial and warehousing developments throughout NZ

Clients in this sector include government agencies, local authorities, and commercial and agri-business organisations.  The work is varied, challenging and interesting, reflecting the exciting legal environment in Christchurch at the moment. 
We are looking for someone to join the team at a more junior level to support the two partners, senior associate and two associates.  We are looking for a person with:
  • - Strong technical legal skills
  • - A passion for resource management and environmental law, and a willingness to learn
  • - Attention to detail
  • - Strong interpersonal skills

The work style of the team is supportive and flexible, with a strong focus on open communication, development and mentoring team members.  You will work directly with the two partners and there is also the opportunity to work with partners in other practice areas.
Wynn Williams values character, accountability and its people.  We offer a positive and vibrant team environment and work life balance is a requirement not a cliché.
For further information please email

General Application Enquiries

Wynn Williams is accepting general applications for consideration. If you feel your skills are a good match for our company, please send your covering letter along with your CV to us.

Click on the button below for the application form or contact Matthew Jones, our General Manager. 

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Wynn Williams Christchurch
Level 5, Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand.
PO Box 4341, DX WX11179, Christchurch 8140.
+64 3 379 7622
+64 3 379 2467
Wynn Williams Auckland
Level 11, AIG Building, 41 Shortland Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand.
PO Box 2401, Shortland Street, Auckland 1140.
+64 9 300 2600
+64 9 300 2609

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