Full Service Law Firm
Norris Ward McKinnon is a well-established specialist firm located in the Hamilton CBD. We have an opportunity for an Associate to join our Private Client team in a leadership role.
You will be working closely with the Partner and Senior Associate in the team, and with our experienced solicitors and legal executives.
You can read more about the team on our website
We’re looking for someone with significant experience in complex trust matters, for personal and business clients. The ideal person will be someone who enjoys the intersection and dynamics between Trust, Property, Estate, and Family law.
We need someone who is well versed in current trust legislation, including the changes that come into effect in January 2020.
An ability to work with clients to develop a comprehensive asset protection and succession plan is required.
As well as developing your own client base, you’ll be involved in the day-to-day supervision and mentoring of the team’s junior lawyers.
As part of the Private Client leadership team, you’ll have influence in the team’s strategies for marketing and business development.
As an Associate at NWM you’ll be part of a strong collegial team, and join the leadership development programme designed to progress our Associates through the firm.
If successful, you’ll be part of a cohesive, collaborative team where everyone’s input is valued and respected. We recognise and celebrate success.
We also recognise the importance of your commitments outside of the office. Flexible working arrangements are a part of our firm’s culture and we encourage you to plan how your lifestyle and work practices will fit together so you have the best of both worlds.
As a successful applicant you will ideally have :
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About Norris Ward McKinnon
Norris Ward McKinnon was founded in 1919 by Car Norris and Joe Ward. Since then we have grown to be one of the pre-eminent legal practices in the Waikato.
Our success is driven by a focus on excellence, placing our clients and their needs first, valuing our staff, and being dedicated to excellence within the legal sector.
We have a strong team culture based on collaboration and growth for both the team and you as an individual. We are committed to providing a supportive, family-friendly environment.
We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and our culture and systems reflect this attitude.
If you believe our firm and this opportunity is the right fit for you, contact our Practice Manager, Carmen Simmonds by emailing your full CV and cover letter, with the subject line Private Client Employment Opportunity’ to lawyers