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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  - the firm is busy with plenty of work and there is an optimistic outlook into the future.  We have a national presence and excellent infrastructure and support services across offices.  We are involved in some significant pieces of work throughout New Zealand. 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 winners of the 2017 NZ Law Awards Employers of Choice.

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. 

To us, people matter. We look for the best candidates to join our team regardless of culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, political views or physical capability. Our strength is our people - join the team.

If you have any queries about the opportunities offered by us, please contact Matthew Jones, our Chief Operating Officer.

Interested in joining our Graduate and Summer Clerk Program? Visit graduates.wynnwilliams.co.nz and learn more about us. 
 

Associate - Insurance - Christchurch

Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team has need of a self-starting superstar, preferably with insurance law experience.  We are looking for a senior lawyer with 4-5 years’ experience, but if you are good enough and have less, we'd like to hear from you. The team, led by eight well-respected partners, is one of the best in New Zealand.  The firm and team are recognised by Chambers and Legal 500 as leaders in their field.
 
This is a senior opportunity and ideally, you will have 4-5 years’ experience. We want a self-starting litigator that can hit the ground running.  Our specialist insurance group can offer a wide range of insurance work from earthquake claims, to liability, professional indemnity and life and health.  You will enjoy the independence of running matters by yourself with the support of other senior staff members.  We are looking for someone who enjoys collaborating with clients and other team members and has experience working with and delegating to junior lawyers - we are big on collaboration and collegiality.  We offer high quality and challenging work from the outset and if you have a passion for business development, we will foster and encourage that passion.
 
We offer flexible working arrangements and a collaborative environment. This role would suit a full-time lawyer however, where appropriate, our staff can work remotely from time to time. As a firm we are committed to our staff and have already embraced this attitude with significant investment in technology to make this possible. 
 
We'd love you to start as soon as possible, but we are realistic enough to appreciate that for the right person we might need to be patient.  We offer a great salary package commensurate with your experience. 
 
To apply for this role click here.  To speak to someone about this role please contact Matthew Jones, COO, on +64 3 379 7622 or by email to matthew.jones@wynnwilliams.co.nz
 

Associate - Relationship Property - Christchurch

We are looking for a senior lawyer with 4-5 years’ experience in litigation – specifically relationship property.
 
Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution team is exceptionally busy and we need new team members to join us.  We are looking for a senior lawyer with 4-5 years’ experience in litigation – specifically relationship property - but if you are good enough and have less, we'd like to hear from you.  The team, led by eight well-respected partners, is one of the best in New Zealand. The firm and team is recognised by Chambers and Legal 500 as Leaders in their field.
 
We are looking for a self-starting lawyer that can hit the ground running with a significant, high quality case load.  You will enjoy the independence of running matters by yourself with the support of other senior staff members.  Ideally, we are looking for someone who is motivated, enjoys collaborating with other team members and has experience working with and delegating to junior lawyers - we are big on collaboration and collegiality.  We offer high quality and challenging work from the outset and you will need to be comfortable dealing with clients face-to-face.  
 
You will get the opportunity to work closely with the partners and in teams on the larger more complex litigation the firm is involved in.  Our dispute resolution practice is growing fast in this area and is tremendously busy. 
 
We offer flexible working arrangements and a collaborative environment.  This role would suit a full-time lawyer, however where appropriate we allow our staff to work remotely from time to time.  As a firm we are committed to our staff and have already embraced this attitude with significant investment in technology to make this possible. 
 
We'd love you to start as soon as possible, but we are realistic enough to appreciate that for the right person we might need to be patient. We offer a great salary package commensurate with your experience. 
 
To apply for this role click here.  To speak to someone about this role please contact Matthew Jones, COO, on +64 3 379 7622 or by email to matthew.jones@wynnwilliams.co.nz
 

Solicitor - Private Client - Christchurch

We are looking for a lawyer to join our busy private client services team in Christchurch.
 
This opportunity would suit a lawyer with 2-4 years PQE with an interest in all private client legal services.
 
We offer high quality and challenging work.  We are seeking a self-starting motivated team player who likes to learn and be challenged.  Your work will include the full range of private client law and you'll enjoy being part of busy teams.  We are looking for a person with:

•           Good technical legal skills
•           Attention to detail and accuracy
•           Strong interpersonal skills
•           The ability and drive to work autonomously on files and with clients

The work style of the team is supportive with a strong focus on communication, development and mentoring team members.
 
Our private client services team is busy and growing with large urban and rural client bases.  We have an excellent client base and national presence. 
 
The Christchurch Private Client Services team includes three partners, one senior associate and three registered legal executives.  You will work directly with the partners in this team but also with other partners from around the firm.
 
To apply for this role click here.  To speak to someone about this role please contact Matthew Jones, COO, on +64 3 379 7622 or by email to matthew.jones@wynnwilliams.co.nz
 

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 Chief Operating Officer. 
 
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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 25, Vero Centre, 48 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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