Working at Turner Hopkins

Turner Hopkins is a thriving general practice with 4 partners, a staff of 40 and a highly regarded and growing Litigation Team. 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



Turner Hopkins is a leading and respected Auckland Law Firm based in Takapuna. For more than 95 years we have provided a wide range of services to a diverse client base ranging from private individuals to large corporates, both nationally and internationally.

We are looking to add a qualified lawyer to our accomplished Property and Commercial law team. Our ideal candidate will have 3 – 5 years PQE and will be confident in handling high value and often complex residential and commercial transactions and a range of commercial legal work from start to finish.

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. For the right candidate this is a fantastic opportunity offering genuine career prospects. Conditions are commensurate with CPD 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 :- 

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


We are looking for a Legal Secretary to join us in Takapuna who will become a member of our Litigation/Family Law support team.  This role will appeal to those who have a passion for excellence in legal secretarial support.  You will be involved with clients and assist in building and maintaining strong relationships.

Ideally you will have:

  • Great communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work autonomously and use inititive
  • Previous experience in a NZ law firm (essential)
  • Experience using Infinity Law (advantageous)

Turner Hopkins is a leading and respected Auckland Law Firm based in Takapuna 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.

If this sounds like the role for you please send a covering letter together with your CV to :- 


The litigation team is expanding which provides an exciting opportunity for the right person to develop and grow in this challenging and varied role.  We are looking for a Litigation Lawyer, ideally, with 2 - 4 years' experience in general civil litigation, employment and family law.

You will be assisting the firm's Litigation/Dispute Resolution Team and Family Law Team working across a diverse range of general litigation, employment and family matters in a variety of Courts and Tribunals.  We are a fast-paced collaborative team and we also work closely with our commercial property colleagues in commercial disputes.

Ideally you will be looking to build on your knowledge of civil, employment and family law and litigation skills to progress to Court appearances and mediations.  The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to establish and retain client relationships.  There are genuine long-term career opportunities for the right candidate.

Please send expressions of interest and an accompanying CV (in strict confidence) to :-