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 kirsten.dawson@gqlaw.nz

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