conveyancing solicitor

Conveyancing Solicitor 

Please note: No recruitment agencies. Direct applications only.

Frettens is looking for a Residential Property Solicitor/FCILEx to join their team in Christchurch.

Core values - what we look for in all Frettens staff:

Someone who:
• Is IT literate and confident in learning new processes
• Is consistently friendly, and approachable with a can do attitude
• Doesn’t use jargon with clients
• Co-operates with colleagues from all teams and at all levels
• Enjoys working as part of a team, helping and supporting others
• Has the ability to work calmly, even under pressure
• Takes personal pride in their work
• Nurturing & supportive approach to relevant team members reporting to them
• Take ownership and responsibility for issues
• Maintains client contact appropriately

Essential qualities

We welcome applications from people with the following essential skills, attributes and experience:
• Excellent organisational skills
• Marketing and networking skills
• Ability to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to work closely with and supervise a paralegal
• Ability to convey information accurately and articulately, both verbally and in writing
• Can communicate effectively at all levels
• Ability to motivate yourself to meet / exceed targets
• Able to work independently and manage a caseload
• Ability to structure own workload, making best use of resources and time
• Ability to oversee team members work and deal with issues as they arise
• Returns client calls
• Able to meet new clients and win new business

Desirable talents

The following abilities would also be desirable:
• A qualified solicitor/ FCILEx with 3 + PQE although applications from candidates with significant residential conveyancing experience or who are part qualified would be considered
• Anticipates client’s future needs, sees opportunities for other teams and makes suitable introductions
• Aims to sell Frettens on service and values (rather than price alone) and follow up on viable enquiries

Salary and Benefits

Salary is negotiable dependent on your experience.
Frettens offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, which you can view here.


An Outstanding Place to Work

We are a progressive firm and have worked hard to create a working environment that is flexible, fulfilling, and fun.

That's why we've been accredited as an 'outstanding' employer by Best Companies, the research group behind the Sunday Times Awards.

We are always on the look out for talented people to join our team in Christchurch or Ringwood.

Click here to see why our team love working here

Generous Benefits Package

Salary is negotiable dependent on your experience.

Along with a fantastic working environment, filled with great colleagues, we offer a generous benefits package, which includes:

  • Flexi-time (40% of our staff work non-standard hours)
  • Performance-related bonus for qualifying staff
  • Private healthcare 
  • Life insurance 
  • Pension contribution
  • Free/subsidised parking
  • Enhanced maternity pay for qualifying staff
  • Additional annual leave day on your birthday
  • Busy social calendar

For a full list of benefits, click here.


To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter to our Operations Manager, Cat Snow at