Litigation (4 – 8 PQE)

Malley & Co

  • Canterbury

Salary Negotiable

Location Christchurch

Consultant Sarah Wilson

JobRef 1624670/001

The legal team at Robert Walters have partnered with Malley & Co in the search for a talented Associate to join their civil litigation practice. This is a permanent position located in the Christchurch office and provides a great opportunity for mentoring and advancement amid a people-focused culture.

About the Firm

Malley & Co

Malley & Co is a progressive and forward-thinking law firm with a great team-focused culture. There’s a real focus on integration, support, and opportunities for team members to grow their experience with a great range of work.

It’s a positive friendly, hardworking, and supportive environment. New team members are positively integrated into the firm’s culture. The firm has a real sense of who they are, where they are going and are looking for the right people who share that vision. 

About this role

The primary objective of this role is to provide a high level of legal services to clients for dispute resolution and civil litigation matters. This new role will play a key part in the resourcing of the team’s workload and specialise in civil and commercial matters, with elements of employment and relationship property. 

You will be required to work to the highest professional and personal standards, with commitment to team and client services. The general responsibilities of the role could include:

  • Day to day management of files
  • Research and opinion writing 
  • Writing submissions
  • Advising clients 
  • Court appearances 
  • Drafting proceedings
  • Settling claims 
  • Business development activities 
  • This role will provide you with the opportunity to grow within the team and firm and expand your knowledge and skills 

About you

  • You will ideally have 4-8 years post-admission experience, with experience in civil litigation/dispute resolution
  • A team player who is solutions focused and has a can-do attitude
  • Hard-working and good at communicating 
  • Commercially minded and looking to move ahead


If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply here, or get in touch for a confidential discussion. I can be contacted at or 03 363 5027.  

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence in this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Wilson on 03 363 5021.

Apply Online

  • Share this post!