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 

Lawyer Trust Opportunity

Lawyer - Trusts

With a focus on trusts work, we require a lawyer with 2-4 years’ P.A.E to join our team based in Stratford. The work will involve wide ranging trust matters, including completing the review of individual trusts, succession planning, and all matters relating to the establishment and administration of trusts, and will give you enough challenge to build on your legal expertise.

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Stratford Current Opportunity

Lawyer - Commercial/

Based in Stratford and servicing Central and South Taranaki, we require a lawyer with 1-3 years’ P.A.E. to join our team. The work will involve wide ranging commercial and rural matters, including property and business transactions. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to progress your legal career in a flexible and forward-thinking work environment.

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Legal Executive - Corporate and Commercial

We require an experienced Legal Executive to join our busy Corporate and 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.

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Legal Support Opportunity

Legal Support

We have an exciting opportunity for a positive and capable person with strong IT and organisational skills to provide administration and legal support to one of our busy teams.

We believe that delivering outstanding service starts with a healthy team culture and we prioritise making GQ a great place to work.

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Pk Graduation


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 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 >

Work experience Govett Quilliam

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.

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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.

Champion Innovation