Careers

We are interested in people.

Our team works hard, but the people and the working environment at Cavell Leitch are the best the industry has to offer. The work is challenging but enjoyable and the opportunity to grow your career is in your hands.

If you are going to spend a large amount of your life working you may as well work in an award winning firm that is vibrant, committed to growth and rewarding.  

It you would like to make a difference then we look forward to hearing from you.


Jude Cheal is a Legal Secretary in our Property team Catherine Reed is a Quality Assurance & Trust Manager in our Management & Administration team Maria Young is a Partner in our Trusts and Estates team Isobel Hartley is a Legal Secretary in our Trusts and Estates team David Fitchett is a Partner in our Property team Anna Bodman is a Senior Associate in our Relationships (Family) team

Positions Vacant

Property Team

4 years+ PQE Solicitor and Graduate to 3 year PQE Solicitor

Thanks to a busy practice, we have two vacancies for a Graduate to 3 PQE and 4+ PQE solicitor, based in our fantastic central and modern Christchurch office. Be at the centre of the action in an expanding legal practice where you will work with a variety of clients and interesting projects.

4 years+ PQE Solicitor

This role is a prime property role working with our senior team members. We’re looking for a capable pair of hands, someone who can hit the ground running, someone with real experience in the areas of commercial conveyancing, all manner of lease work, and commercial property finance work. There is also plenty of opportunity to assist our development clients with medium to very large subdivision planning and also construction and property development work.

Furthermore as most of our clients in this area are high net wealth, family trust or corporate clients, you will be able to expand on your experience in working with such clients and enjoying accompanying areas of trust and company law, as well as private client work. We would also love it if you mentored our upcoming stars.

This role has plenty of challenge, client interaction and we are keen to enable you to help us continue the excellent service we provide and build long-lasting relationships with our clients. We are building our pipeline of leaders and this role offers plenty of development opportunity.

Graduate to 3 years PQE Solicitor

With the opportunity to work with two partners and be supervised by one of our super star Associates, this is a role that will help take you to the next level in your career. With plenty of coaching and mentoring available this role really comes down to what you are capable of and how you can help shape our team.

We need a steady pair hands to juggle a mixture of residential and commercial conveyancing, commercial leasing and property finance work. Initially to cover a space where one of our team members is heading off on maternity leave, this role will firstly work in the residential area but there will be opportunities to expand your skills and assist our development clients with medium to very large subdivision planning and also construction and property development work.

It doesn’t stop there, we know you will be keen to learn and grow. Many of our clients in this area are high net wealth, family trust or corporate clients, so you will be able to gain exposure to working with such clients and enjoying accompanying areas of trust and company law, as well as private client work.

If you have a good level of knowledge of e-dealing, experience with property contract drafting and settlements, and you have experience working with banking, trust and company structure documents, that would be great! However, if you are a graduate, keen on exploring a career in property law, we are happy to teach you!

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