Careers at Hesketh Henry

Initiative, excellence, teamwork and team spirit

With a track record spanning back to 1865, we have built a reputation for providing excellent, practical legal advice. The firm's modern approach to legal practice has served to increase its profile as an employer of choice.

Hesketh Henry has low staff turnover relative to industry benchmarks. The major attraction of working with us is the range of demanding and varied work. Staff work autonomously with appropriate supervision and good training.

Our people consider they work in a friendly positive culture. They also consider there is support for helping people find the right fit at work and the optimum balance of work and life.

We have a well-established client base with a cross-section of corporate and private clients, nationally and internationally. We are a full service law firm and all our solicitors have the opportunity to work with partners on challenging, cutting edge transactions and areas of law.

We encourage individuals to develop their potential in a collaborative environment. This means that individual initiative and excellence is underpinned by teamwork and team spirit.

Working at Hesketh Henry is much more than simply a professional career. A thoroughly professional environment with ongoing training, close supervision and supportive leadership is enhanced by policies that promote a healthy balance between work and life commitments.

Ongoing professional development

Our comprehensive training programme is prepared annually. Our programmes provide:

  • Continuing legal education seminars;
  • New solicitor workshops on a variety of areas of the law;
  • Personal development seminars, team seminars and workshops;
  • Training in new technology; and
  • All teams have regular meetings. Partners are easily accessible and work is often delegated directly by partners to junior staff.

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Join the team

If you would like to explore a career opportunity with us then we are definitely interested in talking to you, even if a position is not listed.

You may either submit your application via the link below, or email directly to Tamar.hart@heskethhenry.co.nz. 

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What our people are saying

Don’t just take our word for it, see what members of our team are saying.

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Special Counsel
Alison Maelser
"Over my 10 years at Hesketh Henry, I have greatly appreciated the flexibility, and willingness to accommodate part time hours, parental leave, and flexi-time. Everyone works hard, but the firm recognises that there is more to life than work, and encourages a sensible and balanced approach."
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Senior Solicitor
Anna Barnett
"As a lawyer at Hesketh Henry I have had the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting and challenging matters, while working in a genuinely supportive and flexible workplace. "
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Solicitor
Bill Walsh
"A great firm to commence my legal career at, Hesketh Henry has facilitated my growth and development as a lawyer through exposure to a range of stimulating and challenging in a supportive team environment."
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Partner
Kate Telford
"Our open plan offices reflect our inclusive, supportive and collegial culture. I have personally experienced this, coming up “through the ranks” at Hesketh Henry from solicitor to partner."
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