Outstanding Intermediate 3+ years PQE Commercial Lawyer  

Ford Sumner is now looking for an exceptional lawyer with commercial experience to join the team in our central Wellington office.

Ford Sumner is a boutique firm with a strong commercial and national client base which includes market leaders in aviation, hospitality, education and tourism.

We are looking for a skilled enthusiastic lawyer with a proven track record across all aspects of commercial work.   The successful candidate will have great client relationship skills and be motivated to advance quickly as a valuable team member.  

The key attributes we are looking for in this position are:

  • A sharp legal brain with a clear ability to apply legal principles in the real world.

  • Flexible and adaptable approach to tasks and the varied demands of a small office with a diverse client base ranging from individuals to Government agencies.

  • A relaxed and cooperative approach to working in a team.

  • A thoroughly professional approach to service delivery and exceeding client expectations.

  • Conscientiousness and a good work ethic coupled with a “can do” attitude.

  • Unflappable in the face of deadlines and novel work.

Our firm operates in modern central city premises with an open plan layout, a full complement of technology and great support staff to ensure a healthy, efficient and productive work environment.

If you think you’re the right person for this position, then email your CV, academic transcript and a brief application letter to 

Applications close 28 February 2018