An opportunity to join the team at Fitzherbert Rowe and advance your career as a Legal Executive.
Fitzherbert Rowe are the largest and most progressive legal firm in Palmerston North. They cover the full range of the law with high quality, well priced legal services and focus on personal, prompt and tailored service to meet/exceed clients’ needs.
You can see their amazing team and the breadth of services at www.fitzrowe.co.nz
Fitzherbert Rowe value their staff so the culture is supportive, personable and professional. As a progressive legal firm Fitzherbert Rowe pro-actively use modern tools and systems, and tailor internal support to suit each partner’s unique style and needs.
About the opportunity:
Due to new senior staff appointments and increasing demand for our services, we are looking for a Legal Executive to join the team.
The position is within a young and growing team that look after a broad range of industries and legal matters; however, the majority of your work will be in property and personal law, such as conveyancing, wills and enduring power of attorney. Familiarity in these three areas is necessary - ideally if you are currently a Legal Executive or if you’re an experienced Legal Secretary wanting to take the next step. Applicants will be considered on their experience; a relevant qualification will be an advantage but not essential.
What we are looking for:
We are looking for someone who can bring experience and add value to the team, you must have the ability to autonomously manage conveyancing matters and files to completion. Communication skills with people at all levels is essential as is the ability to build strong relationships. We are looking for someone that is positive and personable with an established reputation for being a trusted advisor to clients. You must be proactive and intuitive in nature, be solutions focused and use initiative to ensure you are always two steps ahead.
The successful applicant will benefit from an engaging and stimulating environment and social team, and the added bonus of the simply stunning cityscape over Palmerston North City from Fitzherbert Rowe’s 7th and 8th floor offices.
Some of the key skills & attributes you will need:
- Ability to prepare documents for conveyancing
- Experience in managing client files autonomously
- Knowledge and understanding of bank finance documentation
- Experience in preparing security documents and registering documents
- Ability to draft wills and enduring powers of attorney
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to prioritise high/demanding workloads
- Ability to learn and a willingness to carry out a variety of tasks
- Client focused – providing diverse clients the Fitzherbert Rowe experience
- Ability to think on your feet and show initiative
- The aptitude, experience and ability to thrive in a professional legal team
To take the next step in your career – click Apply below, attach your CV and attach your Cover Letter communicating why you have applied, including a summary of what you will bring to Fitzherbert Rowe.
The recruitment for this role is being managed by PN Personnel. For more information, please feel free to contact Robyn Bills on 06 280 2401.
Only those who hold NZ Residency or a valid working visa will be considered for this role