Rainey Collins is a long-established, well-managed law firm with a wide-ranging practice which covers the length and breadth of the country.

We are growing quickly on the back of a reputation for client service and professionalism that is second to none, and are always looking for exceptional professionals to join our busy happy team.

We are located in a prestigious Wellington building with modern offices and extensive harbour and city views, and have a very flexible attitude to employment conditions and lifestyle balance.  There are unlimited opportunities to build a very satisfying legal career with us.

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Litigation Lawyer

Are you looking for a job that offers:

  • An excellent pathway to a successful career;
  • Varied and interesting clients to work with;
  • Support in building strong litigation skills;
  • Long-term working relationships with clients; and
  • A friendly and fun team environment?

Increasing demand for our services in Litigation has created a vacancy for a qualified lawyer to work in our General Litigation Team. This team covers Employment, Family, Debt Recovery, Education, Construction, Commercial and General Litigation. Experience in all of these areas is not required, as work is allocated within the team and general litigation experience can be applied to many of the other areas.

We are looking for an applicant with strong verbal and written skills and a focus on brilliant service to our clients..

Work will include:

  • Meeting directly with clients and taking on your own caseload
  • Considering evidence and drafting legal documents
  • Negotiations and mediations
  • Drafting and presenting legal submissions before various Courts and Tribunals
  • Briefing and leading witnesses
  • Cross-examining witnesses

Remuneration offered will vary depending on your experience and demonstrated capabilities, and we review annually, at least, based on performance.

Please apply in the strictest confidence by forwarding your CV and any written references, to Alan Knowsley, Partner, care of smainprize@raineycollins.co.nz