Careers at Simpson Grierson

Invested in your future

It’s a promise we make to our people, our clients, and Aotearoa New Zealand. Put simply, it means our best future is in helping you shape yours. Supporting your success, creating great outcomes, and investing in long-term relationships.

At Simpson Grierson you’ll tackle challenging and varied work, including projects of national significance, alongside some of the most respected lawyers in NZ. You’ll also shape the way you work, receive great support and training, and enjoy fantastic opportunities to succeed and grow.

"At Simpson Grierson we put people at the centre of what we do, whether you are a member of our team or one of our clients.

It's a great place to grow your skills and be part of supporting some of Aotearoa New Zealand's leading companies and government organisations.

Anne Callinan, Chair

Help shape the future for our clients, our communities and Aotearoa New Zealand

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Our Culture

We like that people are different and know that diversity enhances what we do. That’s why we strive to give everyone a sense of inclusion, belonging, and recognition, so you can be comfortable expressing your individuality, contributing new ideas and delivering your best work.

Our values, putting people first, at our best and energetic for change, underpin a supportive culture where everyone is empowered to innovate, succeed, and deliver outstanding results for our clients and community.

Putting people first

We prioritise wellbeing and build healthy relationships based on mutual respect, trust and integrity.

We have a culture of inclusion and belonging, and flexible working options that create an innovative corporate environment.

Our comprehensive THRIVE programme puts an emphasis on personal wellbeing and mental health.

At our best

We deliver excellent service and best outcomes for clients by developing and empowering our people.

Our specialists are recognised leaders in every area of commercial law - 14 practice areas ranked as leading (Chambers Asia Pacific 2021); M&A Deal of the Year - 2018 & 2019 New Zealand Law Awards.

Our comprehensive and strategically aligned learning and development programme and on-job coaching, encourages regular career conversations and focuses on enhancing performance at all levels

Energetic for change

We seek out, embrace and invest in positive change that benefits our people, clients and communities.

Our In-house team embeds practical innovation throughout the firm – including upskilling team members through our Innovation Capability Programme.

We have long-term community partnerships, including Youthline (since 2004) and Orakei School (since 2003); and a pro bono practice aimed at delivering hands-on, practical legal assistance that makes a positive difference for low-income and disadvantaged members of the community.

Our Locations

Auckland - Our largest office, with over 250 staff, is in the City of Sails - home to many of NZ's large corporates. Located at 88 Shortland Street, our spacious top floor offices have stunning views of the waterfront.
Level 27, 88 Shortland Street, Auckland
Wellington - Our office is located in the HSBC Building, situated in the heart of Wellington's CBD, close to fabulous cafes, culture and culinary delights. The Wellington team is based across two floors with beautiful harbour views.
Level 24, HSBC Tower, 195 Lambton Quay, Wellington
Christchurch - Our modern Christchurch office is based in the West End, close to the CBD and near the Avon River. The close-knit Christchurch team works with clients across the South Island.
Level 1, 151 Cambridge Terrace, West End, Christchurch

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