Careers

Holland Beckett has been in business for more than 75 years, yet has a reputation for being innovative and dynamic.  This combination of stability and energy means it is a great place to work, which is evidenced in a very low staff turnover. 

We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver excellent client service, while providing ongoing training and professional development, a healthy work/life balance, and a range of enjoyable social opportunities.  Our Facebook page provides an insight into the firm’s culture.

We are always keen to hear from talented people interested in joining our team, whether or not we have current vacancies. If you are a lawyer, law graduate, legal executive or a legal support person and believe you have the necessary attributes to join us, we would be interested in hearing from you. Please send a copy of your updated CV (law graduates and lawyers, please include your academic record) to careers@hobec.co.nz.

Current Vacancies

  • Summer Clerk Programme
    Applications Open – 1 May 2016
    Applications Close -29 July 2016

  • Commercial Senior Solicitor – Whakatane
    We are seeking a talented Senior Solicitor to join our Commercial team based in Whakatane.  The successful candidate will have 4+ years commercial experience from a reputable firm, with excellent technical skills, a passion for law and a desire to add real value to every client interaction. Candidates will have exceptional client relationship management experience, an analytical mind and the ability to supervise and develop the expertise of junior team members. In return, we offer varied and challenging work and the opportunity to work with and build relationships with quality clients. We provide ongoing training and professional development along with a range of fantastic social opportunities.
    If you are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in sunny Whakatane, apply now.
  • 2-4 PQE Commercial Solicitor – Tauranga
    We are seeking a talented solicitor to join our busy commercial team based in Tauranga. The successful candidate will have 2-4 years commercial experience from a reputable firm, with excellent technical skills, a passion for law and a desire to add real value to every client interaction.
    Candidates will have exceptional client relationship management experience, an analytical mind, commercial acumen and strong drafting skills. In return, we offer award winning premises, varied and challenging work, and the opportunity to work with and build relationships with quality clients. We provide ongoing training and professional development along with a range of fantastic social opportunities. If you are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty, then apply now!
    Please ensure you attach a copy of your academic transcript along with your CV and cover letter.
  • 18+ months PQE Property Solicitor - Tauranga
    We are seeking a talented solicitor to join our busy property team based in Tauranga. The successful candidate will have 18+ months property experience from a reputable firm, with excellent technical skills, a passion for property and a desire to add real value to every client interaction. Candidates will have exceptional client relationship management experience, an analytical mind and the ability to supervise and develop the expertise of junior team members. In return, we offer award winning premises, varied and challenging work, and the opportunity to work with and build relationships with quality clients. We provide ongoing training and professional development along with a range of fantastic social opportunities. If you are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty, then apply now!
  • RMA Graduate - Tauranga
    We are seeking an outstanding graduate to work with our two Resource Management (RMA) Partners and team based in Tauranga. Our busy and successful Resource Management practice has a focus on consent applicant work. We would love to hear from graduates, either pre or post admission with a genuine interest in Resource Management and a desire to build a successful career in Resource Management. In return, we offer award winning premises, varied and challenging work, and the opportunity to work with and build relationships with quality clients. We provide ongoing training and professional development along with a range of fantastic social opportunities. If you are seeking an opportunity to take the next step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty, then apply now! A strong academic record demonstrating your interest in Resource Management must be supplied with your CV.
  • Junior Legal Secretary - Tauranga
    We have a full time permanent position available for an outstanding junior legal secretary in our Tauranga office. The successful candidate will have either finished or be close to finishing the Legal Executive Diploma (Level 6). In addition the successful candidate will have excellent attention to detail and the ability to work autonomously. In return, we offer award-winning premises, varied and challenging work and an inclusive culture. We provide ongoing training and professional development and a range of fantastic social opportunities. If you are seeking an opportunity to take the first step in your legal career, whilst maintaining a wonderful lifestyle in the Bay of Plenty, then apply now!

If you would like to apply for one of our listed vacancies, or if you think you would be a valuable addition to our firm, please email a copy of your updated CV, cover letter and academic transcript to – careers@hobec.co.nz. We would love to hear from you.

Destination Central TV Interview

Stephanie Clarke was interviewed by TV show Destination Central about starting her career at Holland Beckett.