Senior Litigation Lawyer – Wellington NZ

Morrison Kent
March 14, 2023
April 29, 2023
Wellington, New Zealand
Job Type



  • High quality work
  • Supportive and engaging team environment
  • Excellent training, mentoring and development opportunities

About the role

What a fantastic time to join our rapidly growing law firm with offices in both Wellington and Rotorua.

Morrison Kent is looking for a senior litigation lawyer with 5+ years PQE to join their Wellington Litigation team. This is your opportunity to join an exceptional law firm that offers quality work.

You will be an experienced litigation lawyer who likes to work autonomously and enjoys mentoring junior lawyers. Your strong client service skills, good technical knowledge and solutions focus will be welcomed by this collegial and collaborative team.

This role offers you the opportunity to work on complex litigation matters as you work closely with all the lawyers in the team with plenty of client contact.

What we’re looking for

  • NZ admitted lawyers with a minimum of 5 years’ litigation experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with clients, including effective and regular communication and to manage and progress a variety of civil litigation matters
  • Able to draft legal documents in a concise and effective manner
  • To interpret legal advice to each client's particular case to suit their level of understanding
  • Be commercially responsible and fiscally aware, in relation to running files
  • Take an active role in working with and mentoring junior staff
  • Strong attention to detail and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Great work ethic, with a respectful, passionate, and collaborative interpersonal style

About the firm

At Morrison Kent, no two days are the same. To keep up with the pace of change in our industry, we rely on a team of dedicated and passionate individuals to assist us in realising our goal of delivering a premium service to clients nationwide.

If you are looking for a professional challenge, ensure your future success and enjoy maximum job satisfaction as a highly valued member of this thriving law firm, look no further.

The benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to grow your skills
  • Supportive team environment
  • Central Wellington location

If you're looking to bring your expertise to and continue to learn and grow in a fantastic work environment, click the apply button or email for a confidential conversation.

At Morrison Kent, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Additional Application Instructions

Your application will include the following questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as a Litigation Lawyer? Do you hold a current New Zealand legal practising certificate?
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