Current Opportunities 

At Govett Quilliam, we are always keen to hear from talented people interested in joining our team. Whether or not we have current vacancies below, get in touch. We're a busy place and opportunities always exist.

If you are a lawyer, law graduate, legal executive or a legal support person and believe you have the necessary attributes to join us, we would be interested in hearing from you.

Please contact our HR Coordinator, Kirsten Dawson via kirsten.dawson@gqlaw.nz. 

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Graduate - Corporate & Commercial Team

We have an exciting opportunity for a graduate to join our highly regarded Corporate & Commercial Team.  With an incredibly motivated, supportive and experienced team working alongside you, you will be in a prime position to launch your career. 

Sound like you? Read more here >

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Lawyer - Private Client & Property

We require a lawyer to join our Private Client & Property Team.  Led by two Partners, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain exposure to wide-ranging private client and property matters including:

  • Residential conveyancing
  • Rural conveyancing
  • Subdivisions
  • Leases
 

Sound like you? Read more here >

Personal Planning Opportunity

Lawyer - Personal Planning

We require a lawyer with 3+ years’ P.A.E. to join our highly regarded and busy Personal Planning Team. We are looking for a confident and proactive candidate with a flair for initiative and a natural personable approach essential to supporting our clients.
Working alongside a dedicated team, you will be someone who demonstrates integrity and drive.

Sound like you? Read more here >

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Lawyer - Corporate & Commercial

We require a lawyer with 2-3 years’ P.A.E. to join our Corporate & Commercial Team. Led by two Partners, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain exposure to wide-ranging corporate and commercial matters

Sound like you? Read more here >

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Legal Executive - Corporate & Commercial

We require an experienced Legal Executive to join our busy Corporate & Commercial team. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to manage a varied portfolio of clients in a flexible and forward-thinking team environment. You will be supported by two partners, and the work will involve a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.

Sound like you? Read more here >

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Legal Executive - Stratford

We require an experienced Legal Executive to join our conveyancing, rural and trusts team in Stratford.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to manage a varied portfolio of clients in a flexible and forward-thinking team environment. You will be supported by a consultant, a senior associate, and two lawyers, and the work will involve a wide range of rural, residential and commercial matters.

Sound like you? Read more here >

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Graduates 

If you are in your final year or have recently graduated and are interested in a permanent position at GQ, we would love to hear from you.

Sound like you? Contact our HR Coordinator here >


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Summer Law Clerks

We are always keen to nurture new talent and are pleased to be able to offer Summer Law Clerk roles.

Ideally, you should already have completed your second or third year studying Law and be available for a period of 1-3 months, starting in December. You will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic, forward-thinking team, carrying out research and supporting lawyers in their day-to-day work.

Sound like you? Contact our HR Coordinator here >


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Work Experience

We offer work experience to High School students who have an interest in working in law and who would like a taste of being a legal professional before embarking on the next stage of their education.

Sound like you? Contact our HR Coordinator here >


Taranaki - Go no further

Taranaki has played a foundational role throughout Aotearoa New Zealand’s history.

Today we’re leading the drive towards a prosperous and sustainable future with fresh thinking and an innovative spirit. Vibrant and stunningly beautiful, our ancestral Maunga guides and protects us, stretching to the Tasman sea and an endless horizon. A horizon we’re looking beyond.

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Our Core Values - What we live by

We strive to deliver the best advice, service and experience. We embrace excellence in everything that we do. 

Embody Excellence

Community connection, care and contribution. We value and nurture authentic relationships.

Relationships First

We are trustworthy, honest and passionate. We are real people who are committed to acting always in our client's best interests.

Build Trust

Empowerment, enjoyment and engagement. We encourage and empower each other to make the most of opportunities and enjoy the experience. 

Live and Work Well

Progressive and professional. We are forward thinking and future focused.

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