Lawyer - Personal Planning Team

Govett Quilliam is one of Taranaki’s most enterprising law firms with a strong brand and exceptional people.  With a standout team culture, a wealth of benefits and the opportunity to enjoy hybrid working that suits your lifestyle, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

We require a lawyer to join our highly regarded and busy Personal Planning Team based in New Plymouth and led by Catherine Grogan. Alongside this dedicated team and with frequent opportunities to work closely with our Family, Property and Corporate & Commercial teams, you will enjoy working proactively.  With a flair for initiative and a natural personable approach essential to supporting our clients, you will demonstrate integrity and drive. 

You will be exposed to a variety of work, including:

  • Providing advice on existing trust structures, formation of new trusts and requirements under the Trusts Act 2019, winding up trusts
  • Estate planning, including preparing testamentary documents and being involved with succession planning matters
  • Supporting our trust review team with related legal matters that arise out of trust reviews
We offer access to regular professional development and mentoring, and make use of a recognition and feedback platform to keep in touch with our team on a weekly basis.

The role is offered full-time but part-time hours could be considered.

We believe that delivering a superior service starts with an excellent team culture and we prioritise making GQ the best place to practise law.

  • We promote a healthy work-life balance
  • We are committed to helping our team continuously improve through training and exposure to high quality and varied work
  • We collaborate across teams and projects and leverage the skills and experience of each other
  • We endorse new technology and our office space reflects our move to becoming a digital practice
  • We value and nurture authentic connections within our community

If you would like to join the GQ experience, please submit your CV and cover letter in confidence to our HR Coordinator

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