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the community

Join a team of professionals and help people in need.

Would you like a job with us?


Working for Baywide guarantees continual challenges, community involvement and the warm satisfaction of knowing you’re doing something really worthwhile.  Become part of the community law community – the largest, least expensive law firm in the country – alongside others dedicated to meeting the legal needs of those who can’t afford a lawyer.

Supervising Solicitor

Baywide Community Law Service
Tauranga and Whakatane
Part time (30 hours/week) permanent or less hours by mutual agreement

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  • Leader of a lively legal team
  • Community focus in vibrant localities
  • Daily challenges and rewarding work

Baywide is a community law service that takes pride in providing free legal advice and assistance across the coastal Bay of Plenty from Te Kaha to Waihi.  Our Supervising Solicitor will have a strong understanding of the work we do and the people we help.  We are dedicated to respecting and understanding the needs of those who live on low incomes, in small communities, and within diverse cultures. The role also involves managing, directing and developing a legal team of in-house lawyers as well as volunteers. Designing and delivering legal education programmes is an important aspect of the job. Broad-based experience in criminal, family, and civil law is required.

So is a qualification that meets our supervision requirements – essentially, being competent to practise on one’s own account –  and a valid driver’s licence.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Send your application and supporting information to or contact Operations Manager Jo Morgan on 0273273356 for more information.