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 often arise.

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 Recruitment Team ( for more information.

Boardroom Table

Chief Executive Officer

In an ever-changing industry, we are looking for someone to bring new perspectives and turn inspirational ideas into our reality.

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Join our Family Law team

Legal Support / Personal Assistant

Full time opportunity to join our busy Family Law team in liaising with clients, and supporting the daily operations of the firm.

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Family Lawyer Job Available

Graduate Lawyer - Family Team

We require a graduate or solicitor up to one year PQE to join our highly regarded Family Team in our New Plymouth office. You will be supported by a motivated and experienced team, and in a prime position to launch your career. 

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Legal Work in Taranaki

Lawyer - Stratford

We require a lawyer with an interest and experience in the areas of conveyancing, trusts and estates law to join our highly regarded and busy Stratford Team.  The work will be varied and there will be frequent opportunities to work closely with our teams based in New Plymouth.

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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.

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Summer Law Clerk - Michael

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 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.

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Alfred getting his licence

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.

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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.

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.

Champion Innovation