Why join us?

We’re here to ensure you develop an enterprising legal career. We’ll take the time to really understand your interests and offer the best support for your career.

  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "It's a great environment to work in. I have a challenging role .... there's lots of work to do but it's very rewarding."

    Liz Shaw HR Advisor
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "I love working with the people here, the culture is fantastic and we have a great variety of work for diverse clients."

    Ashley Rush Legal Executive
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "It's a firm that looks to give its people opportunities."

    Jonathan Scragg Partner
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "I was looking for flexibility and autonomy in my work."

    Olivia Grant Partner
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "Because it's a large national firm with a great reputation. Client teams are the right size to allow you to participate in the work."

    Alex Best Solicitor
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "There’s an interest in making sure that we all succeed and that's right from the top to the bottom."

    Raewyn Lovett ONZM Partner
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "Everyone’s friendly, down to earth, accessible and makes time for you. As a new lawyer I needed that guidance and support."

    James Woods Solicitor
  • Why did you join Duncan Cotterill?

    "It was the client base and the culture."

    Willie Hamilton Associate

Values we work by

As a national law firm we help people everyday from all walks of life.  We are a diverse legal team by nature, location and interests —but likeminded in making our values count.

If you’re interested in a rewarding career with us, we value:

Passionate commitment
Passionate commitment
Meaning you enthusiastically do what it takes to get the job done, not because you were asked, but because you want to.
Meaningful partnerships
Meaningful partnerships
Essentially you’re a people person who naturally knows what it takes to build lasting relationships.
Enterprising solutions
Enterprising solutions
Simply put, you’re willing to push boundaries, open to new ideas, creative and innovative in your approach to new challenges.
Authenticity
Authenticity
It’s obvious that you are genuine in your approach, attitude and desire to make a difference to our communities.

Benefits we offer

Whether you’re part of our legal or business support team, you’ll have access to our latest technology practices, sustainable initiatives and a generous range of benefits including:

Graduate training & development

Solicitor training & development

Health & wellbeing programme

Discounted legal advice

Discounted health insurance

Birthday, marriage, parental, long service & study leave

Competitive salaries

Sustainable working practice

Stand Out awards

Employee Assistance Programme

Flexible working options

Subsidised social club

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