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Competitive remuneration 
and benefits
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Leave options & flexible working to suit personal lifestyle
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Focused career development 
and mentoring
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A lively social calendar
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A health and wellbeing 

At AWS Legal, we are one of the South Island’s largest and highly regarded practices, operating six offices throughout Southland and Central Otago. Our people are proud Trusted Advisors supporting our loyal client base, while taking pride in contributing to our supportive, family-friendly work environment, with great team vibe.   

Is your passion & expertise: Commercial, Family, Employment Law or Civil Litigation?

We value great people. We’re searching for experienced Solicitors to join our Invercargill head office team. However, we are open to flexible working arrangements for the right person. Likewise, strong candidates with lesser experience and a stellar attitude, will also be considered.

Our Solicitors

You will be exposed to a wide range of work and role responsibilities dependent upon your Practice Group of choice: Commercial, Family, Employment Law or Civil Litigation. Given the nature of work available in our sizeable firm, the opportunity for the right candidate to shine is unlimited.

With ready access to support from the Supervising Partner, you will be a Trusted Advisor, given plenty of scope to showcase your initiative and experience, to work with clients forging meaningful and lasting client relationships, providing accurate, credible advice and guidance.

To succeed at AWS you will:

  • Be a qualified NZ lawyer with a practicing certificate, & proven experience.
  • Be client and service focused, able to develop strong rapport, build and manage relationships. 
  • Have outstanding communication: can listen, simplify complex information, and not be afraid to have difficult conversations.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management, organisation, ambition, decision making and problem-solving skills.  
  • Be proactive and pragmatic in approach to your work, with the ability to achieve positive outcomes, respond to constructive feedback, all while exuding great energy and attitude.

We can offer you:

  • An experienced, knowledgeable, warm & welcoming team.
  • CPD & career development opportunities.
  • Free wellbeing support, healthy brain food, and initiatives from our Wellbeing Committee.
  • A lively social calendar, weekly drinks, corporate sports teams, & events organised by our Social Committee. 
  • Community involvement, paid Volunteer Leave, & fundraising events.
  • Benefits including paid Birthday Leave, Long Service Leave, discounted legal work, & staff banking packages.

Want to develop your career with people passionate about providing exceptional service? We would love to hear from you ASAP. 

Apply Now with CV and Cover Letter: tell us your preference for Commercial, Family, Employment or Civil LitigationApplications considered as they arrive.

For a confidential chat, please feel welcome to call: Meg Watt, People & Capability Manager, on 027 226 9621 or flick her an email at 

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Alexandra Gore Invercargill Queenstown Te Anau Winton

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