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At Corcoran French, we consider our people to be as important as our clients. We offer a supportive, flexible and dynamic workplace where you gain all the benefits of a professional and specialist practice.

 

We have two main offices, Christchurch City and Kaiapoi with two satellite offices, Belfast and New Brighton.

 

Current vacancies

 

General Manager

For growing mid-sized Christchurch law firm

 

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We seek an experienced General Manager to fill the recent vacancy in our successful Christchurch based law firm.

 

The ideal applicant will be required to implement the firm's business development, strategic and marketing plans. This is a wide and varied role requiring a broad range of skills including:

 

Strategic Planning

Financial Planning

Risk Assessment

Leadership

Communication

Human Resources and

Staff Management

Systems and IT Management

Property Management

 

You will report directly to the Managing Partner and have a close working relationship with the other partners in the firm. Ideally you will have had experience working with a legal firm, however we are open to receiving applicants from specialties outside the legal profession who have experience of working with Boards and who feel they can contribute successfully in this environment.

 

Corcoran French is a medium sized firm with offices in Christchurch City, and Kaiapoi in North Canterbury, employing approximately 50 staff. The firm is well regarded for the quality of services that it delivers to its clients. The firm has expertise across a broad range of practice work areas with particular strengths in the Commercial, Residential Property, Civil Litigation, Employment, Insurance, Resource Management, Family and Relationship Property fields.

 

This is an opportunity for an applicant with drive, energy and enthusiasm and good business acumen to join a well structured firm that values its clients and its staff. We encourage and expect honesty, integrity and high standards.

 

Further information about the job and a copy of the job description can be obtained from our General Manager. If this sounds like the role for you please forward your curriculum vitae and covering letter to:

 

The Managing Partner

Martin Bell

PO Box 13001

Christchurch 8141

Email: martin@corcoranfrench.co.nz

 

Junior to Intermediate Property Lawyer 2-3PQE

We seek a solicitor to work in our North Canterbury team in the Kaiapoi office assisting two partners and handling a variety of commercial and property work for clients.

 

This is an exciting opportunity with excellent career prospects for the right person. We are ideally looking for a person with 2 to 3 years PQE with an interest in commercial and residential property.

 

You will be involved with a wide commercial mix including residential and commercial property, business transactions, leasing, subdivision and rural work as well as general practice areas such as wills, trusts and estate planning.  We offer varied work, good mentoring and professional development.

 

Corcoran French is a medium sized law firm based in Christchurch and North Canterbury with clients throughout the South Island. We offer a modern working environment, up to date technology and experienced resources by way of support staff.

 

If you prefer to work in a smaller office environment and want to avoid the hassles of travelling in the Christchurch CBD, here is an excellent opportunity for the right person.

 

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to:

The General Manager

Steve Fraser

PO Box 13001

Christchurch 8141

Email: steve@corcoranfrench.co.nz

 

Senior Commercial Lawyer 5+ PQE

We are looking for someone wanting to advance their career in a successful medium sized Christchurch based law firm. The ideal applicant will have 5 plus year PQE and would be working closely with two partners handling a variety of commercial and property work for our large client base.

 

You will be involved with a broad commercial mix including residential and commercial property transactions, business transactions and rural work.  The role requires a commitment to excellence and attention to detail. You will work with existing clients and develop those relationships as well as having the opportunity to progress other areas of practice.

 

Corcoran French is a medium sized law firm with offices in Christchurch City and Kaiapoi in North Canterbury, employing approximately 50 staff. The firm is well regarded for the quality of services that it delivers to it's client's. We encourage and expect honesty, integrity and high standards.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an applicant with a strong work ethic and teamwork skills to develop their career to the next level. Strong career progression opportunities are available for the right person to join a well structured firm that values its clients and it's staff.

 

We welcome your application along with your curriculum vitae which can be sent to:

 

The General Manager

Steve Fraser

PO Box 13001

Christchurch 8141

Email: steve@corcoranfrench.co.nz

 

Enquiries

 

For further information about the above position, confidential enquiries can be made to Steve Fraser, General Manager by telephone (03) 379-4660 or contact us including a covering letter and CV.

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