Hammonds Law

Careers.

Our current

Openings.

Current opportunities will be posted regularly on this page, however we are always keen to hear from talented professionals who may be interested in joining the firm.

If you think your skills and experience would be a great fit for the Hammonds Law team, contact us today.

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Trainee Legal Executive

Are you currently working in a professional field but feeling ready for a change? Perhaps opportunities for growth and promotion are limited in your workplace and you’re ready to pivot your career towards an interesting path in the legal sector. Our law firm, the largest in Dargaville, is seeking an individual from a background in banking, real estate, or similar field to join our team to train as a Legal Executive. Of course, if you already have a Legal Executive qualification or experience, you’re also welcome to apply!

Position Overview: As a Legal Executive, you will work closely with our knowledgeable Lawyers, gaining hands-on experience in various areas including conveyancing, estate, and trust work. This role offers a unique blend of on-the-job training, mentorship, and the option of study towards a Legal Executive Diploma.

Benefits:

  • Medical and life insurance
  • Free car parking (because it’s Dargaville!)
  • Support for further education
  • On-the-job training and mentoring
  • Plenty of time for both work and personal life
  • Modern cloud-based systems and remote working opportunities
  • Engaging team environment with immediate start

Key Requirements:

  • Competent with a keen attention to detail
  • A quick learner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in a related industry to law is an advantage

Join our team and become part of a supportive and collaborative environment where your skills and talents can be turned into a rewarding career.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in our Legal Executive role to mailto:eryn@hammondslaw.co.nz.

Lawyer

Job Title: Lawyer 

Location: Dargaville, Northland 

Company: Hammonds Law 

About Us: Hammonds Law is a well-established law firm located in sunny Northland. We are dedicated to providing high-quality legal services to our large client base while embracing the unique lifestyle that a small town has to offer. Our staff value work-life balance, collaborative teamwork and obtaining excellent results for our clients. 

Position Overview: We are seeking a qualified Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years of property, trust and estate experience to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer who is looking to enjoy the benefits of small-town life, while also pursuing a rewarding legal career. The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated and autonomous worker who thrives in managing their clients independently, without the need for extensive secretarial support. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Handle transactional law matters, including conveyancing, trust and estate administration.  
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships through direct communication and personalised service. 
  • Conduct legal research, draft documents, and provide sound legal advice to clients. 
  • Collaborate effectively with the team, contributing to a positive work environment. 
  • Prioritise work efficiently to achieve excellent results for clients. 

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package. 
  • Modern cloud-based systems and remote working opportunities. 
  • A supportive and collaborative team environment. 
  • A balanced work-life structure that allows you to appreciate the lifestyle our community has to offer. 
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on clients’ lives and businesses. 

If you are a smart, autonomous, and client-focused lawyer who values work-life balance and thrives in a team environment, we encourage you to apply. Join our dynamic team at Hammonds Law and help us continue delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. 

How to Apply: Please submit your CV, cover letter, and references to our Practice Manager Eryn Wilson-Collins at eryn@hammondslaw.co.nz. We look forward to considering your application. 

Graduate

Job Title: Graduate  

Location: Dargaville, Northland 

Company: Hammonds Law 

Type: 12-Month Fixed Contract 

About Us: Hammonds Law, a leading transactional law firm with a strong regional presence, is looking for a highly motivated Graduate to join our dynamic team. This is a unique opportunity for a recent LLB graduate to kickstart their legal career and gain invaluable experience in the field of property, trust and estate law. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with our experienced legal team to deliver results for our conveyancing, trust and estate clients. 
  • Develop a strong understanding of property law and related areas. 
  • Engage in direct client contact and build lasting relationships. 
  • Embrace our software systems and technologies to enhance efficiency. 
  • Thrive in an environment that encourages quick learning and skill development. 
  • Welcome Director supervision for continuous growth. 

Qualifications: 

  • LLB graduate or recently admitted lawyer. 
  • Strong desire to learn and develop legal skills. 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Eagerness to engage with clients and colleagues at all levels. 
  • Adaptability to new software systems and legal tools. 
  • Outgoing personality with a knack for building relationships. 
  • Willingness to relocate to a regional law firm for career advancement. 

Why Join Us: 

  • Gain hands-on experience in property, trust and estate law. 
  • Work alongside seasoned legal professionals. 
  • Develop real-world skills for career advancement. 
  • Build lasting relationships with clients and staff. 
  • Use this opportunity to kickstart your legal career. 
  • An encouraging and supportive work environment. 

If you are an ambitious LLB graduate eager to launch your legal career in a firm that values your growth and skill development, we encourage you to apply. Take the first step towards an exciting future with Hammonds Law.  

How to Apply: Please submit your CV, cover letter, and references to our Practice Manager Eryn Wilson-Collins at eryn@hammondslaw.co.nz. We look forward to considering your application.