Junior Solicitor

McElroys is looking to recruit a talented junior solicitor with 1-2 years PQE in research and civil litigation to join our close-knit team.

About Us

McElroys acts for global and national clients in a broad range of insurance, commercial, marine and employment disputes. McElroys has been at the forefront of litigation arising from the leaky building crisis, global financial crisis and Canterbury earthquake sequence.

We are proud of our track record, but actually McElroys’ success lies in the values our founding partners established when the firm first opened its doors for business. Attention to detail, going beyond what is required, keeping astride of new approaches and setting new standards have all contributed to a purposeful culture that sets itself apart by consistently delivering results that count.

The Role

You will work closely with our partners and senior lawyers undertaking research projects and assisting partners and senior lawyers manage civil, employment and insurance disputes, including claims against professionals and directors, and product and public liability claims.

Attributes We Are Looking For

  • Collaborative – the ability to work as part of a team and value the contributions of each other
  • Better – to continually strive to reach the highest standard and go beyond what is required
  • Expertise – to constantly challenge your understanding and deepen your knowledge
  • Straightforward – be clear, accurate and direct in ensuring the right course of action is taken

If you wish to apply for this position, please email paul.sullivan@mcelroys.co.nz

Applications should include a covering letter detailing relevant experience, CV and academic transcripts.

Recruiters – please contact us to discuss terms before submitting CV’s.


Paul Sullivan

Practice Manager

+64 9 307 2003