Legal Executive - Corporate and Commercial Team

Govett Quilliam is one of Taranaki’s most trusted law firms with a strong brand and exceptional people.

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, including:

  • Undertaking commercial transactions for the sale and purchase of businesses, commercial properties and farm properties
  • Drafting various commercial documents including Deeds of Lease, Variations and Renewals
  • Drafting Land Transfer documents to progress to registration including leases, easements, land covenants and transfers
  • Undertaking subdivisions (rural and residential) and reviewing survey plans and resource consents, liaising with surveyors, local authorities, clients and banking institutions and drafting all related documents
  • Undertaking commercial, rural and residential refinancing
  • Company transactions including incorporations and sale and purchase of shares

We are looking for a confident, proactive candidate who enjoys working as part of a team and who demonstrates integrity and drive. Strong client relationships are one of the foundations of the success of Govett Quilliam, so a willingness and aptitude for building solid relationships with our current and future clients is essential.

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 new office 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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