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Senior Trust Solicitor - Lower Hutt or Greenlane

Public Trust
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Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Trust Solicitor, Legal & Risk - Permanent Full Time

Lower Hutt or Greenlane Based

There are exciting times ahead for us at Public Trust. Our goal is to be New Zealander's first choice trustee services provider and we are up to the challenge.  Public Trust has been helping New Zealanders take care of their interests for over 135 years. How have we maintained our success? It's simple... our people. We are seeking a Senior Trust Solicitor to join our Legal & Risk team and be part of shaping the future for Public Trust.

Reporting to the General Counsel of Trusts and operating in a small close knit team, you'll be dealing with a range of clients and be involved in structuring, negotiating and acting as a professional trustee on a range of trust, wills and estate matters. This role will also have managerial responsibility as directed by the General Counsel of Trusts and you will be supported by an experienced administrative and legal drafting team.

To succeed in this role you will need to have at least five years post qualification experience in a well-regarded law firm or firms, with litigation, corporate and commercial experience ideally in the trust and private client area. Your highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with your ability to form strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders at all levels and from a diverse range of backgrounds will also be highly regarded.

In return, we offer a competitive remuneration package, a friendly and fast paced working environment in a business that is interesting and varied and with plenty of client contact.

If you are interested in helping us shape Public Trust's future, then apply now by submitting an application at: and enter the job code 11713GJO.

You must have legal entitlement to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

For a confidential conversation regarding this role, please feel free to contact Nick Fagerlund, General Counsel of Trusts on 04 978 4619.