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?

    "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 Lund Partner
  • 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."

    Annabel Crawford Solicitor

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:

Authenticity
Authenticity
Our people are real, pragmatic and down to earth. We are genuine in our approach, with each other and our clients.
He tāngata
He tāngata
It's the people - we care about people. Our partners, teams and clients are important to us.
Enterprising
Enterprising
We are enterprising and client focused.
Excellence
Excellence
Excellence in everything we do - all client (external and internal) interactions.

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:

Enhanced parental leave benefits

Graduate & 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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