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Solicitor - RMA and Local Government

Solicitor - RMA and Local Government

We are looking for top quality mid-level solicitor with experience in both local government and Resource management law who would like to join our Local Government team.  This role could be based in any of our four offices, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua or Auckland.

We believe that great people attract great people and our culture is something we guard and protect jealously. If you get the opportunity to join us, you’ll be part of something quite special and unique. You’ll be part of a team that works together and celebrates success. You’ll work with and learn from intelligent, innovative leaders within a collaborative culture that invests in and rewards its people.

In all our staff we look for the following attributes:

  • First rate legal skills and a strong academic transcript.
  • Ambitious and self-motivated
  • An empathetic approach to dealing with a wide range of clients
  • A great communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Personality and originality in thinking
  • A strong desire to drive your learning & development, taking advantage of the varied CPD opportunities the firm offers
  • A high level of initiative
  • Excellent written skills and technical skills

And in this role we will be looking for someone with a passion for both local government and RMA work.

Tompkins Wake is a progressive law firm which offers a genuine work-life balance. We are focused on our future, and in joining our team you will be instrumental in living and breathing our firm wide values of People Matter, Stronger Together, Confidently Courageous and Recognised Excellence. 

We provide excellent training and mentoring opportunities by senior lawyers who are experts in their field.  You will be given opportunities for high calibre professional and career development.  We are collaborative and supportive of each other and we love what we do.  We take pride in our clients’ success and are committed to providing value and remaining price sensitive while applying superior legal skill, commercial experience and client knowledge to deliver the best possible results.

If you are enthusiastic and would like to contribute as a key member of our team, apply now using our online employee application form and email your CV, cover letter and academic transcript to careers@tompkinswake.co.nz