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These are a few of a much larger number of available roles throughout New Zealand. For further information please call Gerald Lange +64 9 358 2121 | email: gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

Corporate / Commercial Partner
Location: Auckland CBD  |   Sector: Legal



  • Key Partnership Appointment
  • Top Corporate / Commercial Firm
  • Auckland CBD 


Recognised in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR 1000, Chambers & Partners international directories and multi award winner in the NZ Law Awards over the years, our client is a highly regarded corporate and commercial law firm. Its Partners have outstanding “big firm” backgrounds and successfully compete with the country’s best in a number of key specialties and its international practice.

As a key part of its ongoing leadership development, the firm is seeking a senior corporate / commercial lawyer with excellent technical skills and a strong professional reputation to join the Partnership.

The firm

  • values technical excellence & its business partnership with high profile clients
  • innovative management structures, staff support & office technology
  • stimulating working environment
  • rewarding, informal & enjoyable
  • result & incentive oriented
  • exceptionally generous reward structures  
  • high degree of work flexibility   


  • recognised leadership qualities
  • strong relationship & business development skills
  • commercially astute
  • committed to client service
  • looking for a firm giving you scope to develop
  • thrive in an inclusive, co-operative team culture

Your background may be in a general commercial/corporate environment or a more specialised area. There are opportunities to grow a niche within the practice. Naturally, you will be at a level where you bring some client support.

For a completely confidential discussion about this opportunity (no information about your inquiry will be disclosed to our client without your express prior approval) contact Gerald Lange 027 243 1009


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Commercial Property Lawyer
Location: Auckland CBD  |   Sector: Legal

  • Top Quality Work – Strong Work Flows  
  • High Profile National & International Clients 
  • Excellent Career Opportunity

The Commercial / Property Partners in this firm service many international and nationally recognised property and commercial clients. The work is diverse and interesting.  

Strongly growing work flows and succession plans have created a need for an intermediate / senior commercial property lawyer to support two of the firm’s partners. Both are highly skilled, offering the opportunity to work closely with some of the best commercial property lawyers in Auckland.

Depending on your interest, you could have an exclusively commercial property focus, or a mix of property and commercial law.


•    4 plus years PQE quality commercial property experience
•    Technically very capable
•    Initiative
•    Strong relationship skills
•    Business acumen
•    Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment

The firm

•    Very engaging Partners
•    A positive and supportive work environment
•    Offers an excellent career path for the right person.
•    Prime CBD Auckland location

For a confidential discussion about this outstanding opportunity, please contact:

Gerald Lange (09) 358 2121, 027 243 1009
Email gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

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Senior Corporate / Commercial Lawyer
Location: Tauranga  |   Sector: Legal

  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 Ranked Firm - Establishing a Tauranga Office
  • Future Development Planning - Off Record Growth   
  • Outstanding Career Opportunity in a Great Culture

As well as its international profile, this strongly commercially oriented firm has a great reputation nationally - and a real influence in some of New Zealand's fastest growing businesses and regions. The firm's Corporate / Business team partners are leading commercial lawyers.

The firm has been experiencing exceptional growth. To meet these demands, the partners wish to add a senior lawyer to further strengthen its Corporate Business team and assist its current expansion into Tauranga.

They are open to a corporate / commercial generalist or a senior lawyer seeking to develop a specialisation - providing you with a career path within a highly regarded practice.


  • Technically strong
  • An exceptional client relationship manager
  • A capable business developer
  • Committed to forging a successful legal career

The Firm offers you

  • A dynamic, supportive team
  • Top quality infrastructure
  • A growth environment
  • A balanced lifestyle in a strongly progressive practice


For a confidential discussion about this outstanding role, please contact

Gerald Lange (09) 358 2121, 027 243 1009 or email gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

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Commercial / Property Lawyer
Location: New Plymouth  |   Sector: Legal

  • Regional Leader in Commercial,  Property & Farming
  • International & National Client Base
  • Exceptional Firm Culture
  • New Plymouth, Taranaki

This firm has long been regarded as a regional leader in the commercial, property, Resource Management and farming sectors as well as acting for clients both nationally and internationally. Its commercial strength is complemented by its very successful litigation and general practice teams.

The firm has a stand-out culture, with all the features of an established and successful business -  long-standing,  broad and stable client base, professional reputation, expertise acknowledged by competitors & clients, commitment to business ethics and a great mix of talents. There is a large farming and leasing component to the practice, and commercial clients include an international property developer, global energy corporate and a national retail chain.

The partners are good friends, highly collegial, egalitarian and have cultivated a great work atmosphere. They all have strong community involvements.

Management and support staff describe the partners as respectful, supportive, generous with time and resources, family friendly, balanced and easy going. These staff members are professionally proficient – many having been with the firm for decades.

We are looking for an experienced technical lawyer with:

  • The ability to manage and grow existing client relationships
  • A commitment to building your practice in New Plymouth
  • An added interest in either litigation, employment or resource management would be an advantage
  • Interests in the community and local projects would be of benefit

In return, the firm offers:

  • A competitive salary with a career path to partnership for a motivated applicant 
  • Skilled and professional management and support staff
  • Exceptional firm culture

The firm is well managed, with attractive, well positioned premises.  New Plymouth, Taranaki offers a great range of sporting, cultural and lifestyle options in a growing local economy.

Contact Gerald Lange for a confidential discussion (09) 358 2121, 027 243 1009 or email: gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

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Banking & Finance / Insolvency Lawyer
Location: Auckland CBD  |   Sector: Legal

  • Outstanding Senior Career Role
  • Big Firm Quality Work
  • Auckland CBD

This firm has a great reputation – regionally and nationally. Its Corporate Team partners are among the region’s leading commercial lawyers. They advise a strong client base, including national, listed and global clients.

To achieve the firm’s growth objectives, the partners need a talented senior level Banking & Finance / Insolvency lawyer with a strong client following.  

The firm culture is progressive, commercial solutions oriented, open, informal, friendly and inclusive.

You should have

  • Strong banking /finance/ insolvency experience
  • Maturity and business acumen
  • Client relationship focus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A client following

The firm offers you

  • Collaborative and collegial environment
  • Outstanding long term career opportunity
  • Partnership prospects for the right person

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact:

Gerald Lange (09) 358 2121 or 027 243 1009

Email: gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz



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Location: Auckland CBD  |   Sector: Legal

  • Dynamic, Internationally Recognised , Specialist Firm
  • Top-Tier Corporate & Public Service Clients
  • Outstanding Career Opportunity
  • Auckland CBD

Langton Hudson Butcher, Employment Specialist Law Firm of the Year 2014, is a high performing, progressive employment law and litigation firm, recognised for its expertise by its top - tier clients and a number of international legal directories. Its profile includes contentious, non-contentious and corporate support work. The firm’s approach is business oriented, highly flexible and relationship based.

Because of strong work flows and growth, the Partners are looking for a technically capable employment lawyer, keen to join one of the country’s top firms. The successful candidate will enjoy diverse work and have the opportunity to learn from its highly regarded Partners.

Standards are high and the opportunities are considerable.


  • 5 plus years PQE
  • High degree of professionalism & integrity
  • Technically strong
  • Good communicator – written & oral
  • Genuine team player
  • Desire to grow
  • Good sense of humour

The firm offers

  • Abundant high level work
  • Nationally recognised profile
  • Major corporate clients
  • Excellent mentoring

For a confidential discussion about this outstanding opportunity, please contact: Gerald Lange (09) 358 2121 or 027 243 1009

Email: gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

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Location: Prime Location - Auckland CBD  |   Sector: Legal

  • Partnership Opportunity in a Dynamic, Innovative Firm
  • Outstanding  Culture
  • Prime Location - Auckland CBD

Some firms just sell themselves. This is a great example.

The Partners, most with national firm backgrounds and significant business management experience are the classic business advisors, providing smart legal advice to a number of the country's most entrepreneurial individuals and progressive companies.

With strong, growing business relationships, clients from a spectrum of industries, ranging from software start-ups to property investors, local and international corporates across a number of industries, the firm is involved in some of the country's most exciting business and property developments.

The firm culture is a mix of relaxed professionalism, creating an enjoyable work environment.

The partners are looking for an outstanding senior commercial property lawyer to join the firm - either immediately as a partner, or to progress rapidly to partnership. The firm has abundant existing work – a client base is not a requirement.  


  • A highly competent specialist property lawyer
  • Good client relationship skills
  • Thrive in a team
  • Strong oral & written communication skills

The firm offers

  • Immediate partnership or fast track to partnership for the right person
  • Abundant work
  • An exceptional culture & working environment
  • Highly experienced partners & a collegial dynamic
  • Strong business reputation

This is a great career opportunity in an excellent firm.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact: Gerald Lange (09) 358 2121, 027 243 1009

Email: gerald.lange@careerprofessionals.co.nz

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