Legal Assistant

Wellington - Wellington City

Crown Law provides legal advice and representation services to the government in matters affecting the executive government, particularly in the areas of criminal, public and administrative law.

Our Legal & Support Services Group is a high-performing and collegial team who play an integral role in supporting the delivery of Crown legal services. We are currently looking for a Legal Assistant to join us. Providing junior-level administrative and litigation support to our lawyers and legal secretaries, the Legal Assistant role is a permanent position based in our Wellington office.

This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy a varied and interesting role within an environment that encourages development. If you have great communication skills and enjoy working with others in a fast-paced setting, you will find the role rewarding.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • a team player
  • focused on efficient service delivery
  • highly organised
  • an attention-to-detail person, with a high standard of accuracy
  • a fast learner who is looking to develop legal and/or administrative skills
  • confident at prioritising competing demands
  • competent with the Microsoft Office suite, with the aptitude to pick up new systems and processes quickly
  • an individual with the energy, initiative and drive to excel

If you thrive on delivering outstanding service in a busy and interesting environment and want to kick start your career in administration then we would love to hear from you.

To be considered for a position at Crown Law you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand and are required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records check.

All applications should include a covering letter and CV

To apply, please use the following link:

Job Description

Applications close: 18 May 2018