Solicitor or Senior Solicitor

Morrison Mallet

  • Wellington

Salary Competitive salary & additional benefits

Location Wellington

Consultant Apryl Burgess 

JobRef 1717080/001

Morrison Mallett is a specialist commercial boutique practice that can offer you a sustainable career, in which you will undertake top-tier work in an environment that values your individuality. This is an exciting time to join the firm as they expand their well-established Auckland litigation practice into Wellington.

The firm has an enviable reputation and is strategically positioned to focus on providing clients throughout New Zealand and internationally with a uniquely personal service designed to achieve inspired and sustainable business outcomes. Utilising a substantial breadth and wealth of collective team experience in commercial law, commercial litigation, and dispute resolution, in conjunction with a broad professional and personal network, Morrison Mallett specialises in providing assistance to all sectors of the business community.

About this role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

The firm is expanding and has an exciting opportunity for a litigator with 1-5 years general litigation experience. Based in Wellington, you will and work closely alongside and be mentored by Ollie Gascoigne who is an experienced commercial and public law litigator with national top-tier experience. The collaborative approach between the firm’s Auckland and Wellington offices means you will also learn from and draw on the expertise of the wider litigation team.

The firm undertakes a wide range of civil and commercial litigation work. You will have excellent exposure to a variety of complex disputes. You will get plenty of development and growth opportunities and will be part of a collaborative team undertaking research, preparing advice, drafting court documents, and briefing witnesses. You will appear in court, arbitrations, and mediations as appropriate, have direct contact with clients and work with leading senior barristers.

Morrison Mallett is committed to developing their lawyers and offering high-quality work within a supportive culture of intelligent, motivated individuals who genuinely look out for one another. This role is full-time, but the firm is flexible in the way they operate, and part-time or flexible working options will be considered.

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu

  • 1-5 years of post-admission experience.
  • Ideally, you will have a sound grounding in civil and commercial litigation.
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to work through complex issues and great organisational skills.
  • An enthusiastic and proactive approach to work.
  • Qualified in New Zealand or a Commonwealth jurisdiction with a strong academic record.

Apply Now | Tono ināianei

If you are a well-balanced high achiever who enjoys undertaking challenging and rewarding legal work, apply now. Or, for a confidential discussion, please call Apryl on +64 27 816 9899 or email


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