Working at Turner Hopkins

Turner Hopkins is a thriving general practice with 5 partners and a total staff of 40 . We act for a wide variety of clients including SME's, private/high net worth individuals and larger corporate clients.

Turner Hopkins has been providing legal services for almost 100 years and has an enviable reputation as one of Auckland's most successful and highly regarded non-CBD practices. We offer our employees a genuine work/life balance and actively support staff members in their outside work activities and provide flexibility in order to achieve this. At the same time conditions and remuneration are on par with those offered in central city practices.

Our working environment is extremely welcoming, friendly and supportive, situated in bustling Takapuna (just one block away from Auckland's best beach).

Current Opportunities

PROPERTY/COMMERCIAL LAWYER

5 - 7 YEARS PQE

Our practice has and continues to expand which has created an opportunity for the right person to assist us in a wide variety of commercial and property work at a senior level.

There is also an opportunity to develop leadership skills by assisting one or more Partners in managing and developing the property/commercial team.

We can offer mentoring from those Partners who are operating in this area of our practice which will provide exposure to their high level of expertise which is necessary to provide the top level of legal services clients require.

The position will provide a real opportunity to advance a lawyer’s technical skills together with professional development including remuneration.

The skills we are seeking in addition to excellent technical legal skills are an ability to manage and develop client relationships together with a desire to further their leadership skills.

We value the firm culture we have built up over many years which is based on a team approach firm wide, which we all work hard to maintain to achieve a collegial environment.

Finally, we recognise practicing law to the highest standards required can be stressful and therefore we encourage our people to adopt a work/life balance and have embraced the new philosophies relating to flexibility of work practices.

If you are looking for a new challenge and the ability through your own effort and commitment with our support and guidance to advance your professional career, we would encourage you to contact us.

 

Please send your expression of interest together with your CV to Helen White - General Manager, Turner Hopkins. [email protected]  

 

   All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

PROPERTY / COMMERCIAL LAWYER

Graduate to 2 years PQE

6 month Fixed Term Contract

We are looking to add a qualified lawyer to assist with our growing Property / Commercial team and growing Chinese client base.  The right candidate will be working under supervision with Commercial Partner Lizandra Bailey and work with  Associate, Joy Yuan.  The ability to speak fluent Mandarin and English is essential.  Our ideal candidate will have 1 - 2 years PQE and will have some experience in assisting and advising on residential and commercial transactions and a range of commercial legal work from start to finish.  We would also like our candidate to assist with marketing and business development.

We are also prepared to look at a motivated graduate who can speak fluent Mandarin and English, has  commercial law qualifications and is keen to specialize in commercial and property law.

Most importantly you will be enthusiastic, wanting to grow your knowledge and skill base, develop a high level of competency and professionalism and be willing to go the extra mile for our clients.

We have a culture that is collegial, supportive and social.  There is a genuine commitment to enabling staff to achieve their professional potential while retaining the flexibility to enjoy a great work / life balance.

Conditions commensurate with CBD practices.  All this just one block away from Takapuna Beach!

If you would like to be considered for the above position, please send your expression of interest and CV to:

[email protected]

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Legal Secretary

Property & Commercial

We are in growth mode and due to this we have a vacancy for a full time Legal Secretary to join us in Takapuna.  This role will appeal to those who have a passion for excellence in legal secretarial support.  You will be involved with the clients and assist in building and maintaining strong relationships.

 

Ideally we would like you to have:

Experience working within a Property and Commercial team
Great communication skills
Excellent typing skills
Experience using Infinity Law
The ability to work autonomously and use initiative
A can do attitude, adaptable approach to your working day and a good sense of humour


Turner Hopkins has been providing legal services for almost 100 years and has an enviable reputation as one of Auckland's most successful and highly regarded non-CBD practices.  Our working environment is extremely welcoming, friendly and supporting, situated in bustling Takapuna just one block away from Auckland's best beach.

Come and be part of our great team on the sunny North Shore.

If this sounds like the role for you, please send a cover letter together with your CV to Sue Williams-Warren.

[email protected]