Associate or Senior Associate

gibsonsheat Lawyers

  • Wellington

Salary Competitive
Location Wellington
Consultant Apryl Burgess 

JobRef 1605600/001

Gibson Sheat is a long established and well-respected local law firm providing a broad range of legal services for its business and personal clients. It has offices in Lower Hutt, Wellington and Masterton.

Due to a recent promotion to Partnership, the impending retirement of a consultant, and high levels of property, subdivision and trust work in the Lower Hutt office, Gibson Sheat is looking for a Senior Property Lawyer to join them. This person will work alongside James Wilkinson (partner) and other talented lawyers, legal executives and legal secretaries in their private client team.

If you want to work in a stimulating environment alongside other fun professionals and be mentally stimulated at work but still have a life, then Gibson Sheat can provide that. The firm offers flexible working options, great systems and precedents, on-going professional development, a wide range of staff benefits and genuine career advancement opportunities for the right person.

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Work will include general property and subdivision work, as well as residential and commercial conveyancing, trust, and private client work. You will act for individual and commercial clients, and property developers across the Wellington region.

There is a large established client base here and the team will support you in transitioning relationships to you, so that you can hit the ground running. The team are collaborative, friendly, and approachable.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

  • An intermediate or senior level of experience in property law
  • Ideally you will have experience in trust law, or working with trust clients, but that is not essential
  • You will enjoy working with and helping people
  • Ideally you will have experience mentoring and supporting juniors, but that is not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written skills - communication will come easily to you
  • You’ll be a team player, with an agile approach to work

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Gibson Sheat have exclusively partnered with Robert Walters. Apryl Burgess is managing the recruitment of this position. For a confidential discussion, please call Apryl on +64 27 816 9899 or email 

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Apryl Burgess on 04 471 9721.

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