Legal Executive Property and Private Client

at Smith and Partners
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted October 26, 2020
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Full-time


Legal Executive Property and Private Client Smith and Partners location Auckland.

Our close-knit property team describe themselves as ‘Auckland’s Best Property Team’. If you love developing great relationships with clients and helping people buy and sell property and want to work with an amazing team of like-minded individuals where your contributions are valued and rewarded – this is the role for you.

As West Auckland’s leading law firm, Smith and Partners is a well-established mid-size general practice with 35+ staff. Due to rapid growth, we are seeking to employ an experienced Legal Executive.

The role will provide you with a steady flow of interesting and challenging work primarily in residential property – including conveyancing, building contracts and refinancing. The role has also scope for estate planning work including family trusts, wills and enduring powers of attorney, along with commercial property if these are your interests.

You’ll be developing long term relationships with clients and working within a busy, dynamic and collaborative team of high achievers dedicated to excellence and client service. As the successful applicant, you will be part of a thriving and rapidly growing practice which embraces modern thinking and continuous improvement. Tech savvy, you’ll be working with advanced legal systems and technology in modern offices to provide client focused service. We use InfinityLaw, along with Maestro for conveyancing, NomosOne for commercial leasing and ConnectWorks for Trusts.

As a successful applicant you will have a legal executive qualification. 5+ Years NZ based experience in property law. Experience with AML requirements and conducting due diligence. Experience running your own property files from start to finish. A passion for client service and be good under pressure. A collaborative approach and enjoy working as part of a team.

An advocate for continuous improvement in systems and technology. A positive, ‘can do’ attitude and a sense of humour. Enjoy working in a fast paced but highly supportive environment. Excellent organisation and file management. Experience with Infinity Law and/or Maestro not essential but would be a bonus. About Smith and Partners.

Smith and Partners was founded in 1988 and has grown to the premium law firm in West Auckland. We have a strong team culture based on a highly collaborative and politics-free environment where success, team spirit and excellent work are valued and rewarded.We celebrate success and people who demonstrate our core values – excellence, people first, collaboration and being pioneering. We are committed to training and staff development across all levels, including personal development plans for every staff member.  We are focused on recruiting the right candidates for our culture and rewarding and retaining the super stars that make up our team.

We treat our Legal Executives as full authors, with the same respect, training and trust we have for our solicitors. We encourage our Legal Executives to be registered with NZILE and send all our entire team of Legal Executives to the Bi-annual NZILE conference. This is a rare opportunity to join West Auckland’s premier law firm, where we’re passionate about our fun, friendly and approachable culture and putting people first whilst achieving excellent results for clients.


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