Current Vacancies

Here at Cooney Lees Morgan we pride ourselves on having the very best and brightest law professionals working for us. 

As a mid-sized law firm based in Tauranga who deliver quality and pragmatic solutions to a wide range of corporate, commercial, local authority & private clients both locally & nationally. Our teams find their work challenging and rewarding, sophisticated and wide-ranging. We have an encouraging & supportive environment with a collaborative style of work, in new and modern offices.

Our people choose Cooney Lees Morgan because they want more: not only the professional challenge, but also the quality of life that living in the beautiful Bay of Plenty provides. If you are re-evaluating your career then consider joining us.


Senior Legal Assistant - Litigation & Local Government Team

We are looking for an experienced Senior Legal Assistant to provide support our busy Litigation and RMA Team.  

You will need to have excellent organisational and administrative/PA skills with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure as you juggle a busy workload.  Your 'can-do' attitude will impress your authors as will your ability to anticipate your author's needs.

To hit the ground running you must have the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years legal secretarial experience preferably in litigation
  • Experience in conveyancing and/or estates would be desirable but not essential
  • Advanced user of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Fast touch typist
  • Outstanding grammar
  • Extremely well organised
  • Excellent communicator
  • Good at prioritising
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Confident working for several different authors and juggling their individual needs
  • Knowledge of Winscribe Digital Dictation and Infinity Law Trust Account Software would be advantageous.

Opportunities such as this are rare in Tauranga, so if you are an experienced Legal Assistant and the above sounds like you ‘apply now’ or contact Chris Mayes at for a confidential conversation.
Please include a current CV and a covering letter.

Applications close:  Monday 17 January 2022.

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