Lowndes – A top flight team supported to achieve their best.

  • The Practice: Lowndes is an established, vibrant, full-service corporate and commercial law firm with a sophisticated practice.  We offer the opportunity to develop specialist skills while working alongside industry-leading lawyers on a wide variety of interesting projects.
  • Client Base: We are fortunate to have an excellent, loyal client base with a range of high-profile clients in various sectors and a significant international client following. We work in high trust, collaborative relationships with our clients.
  • Client Contact: Lowndes encourages personal contact with clients to ensure staff get to know our clients and understand their businesses. Our Client Care Charter and quality assurance systems help enable our team to exceed client expectations.
  • Firm Accolades: Lowndes and its lawyers have consistently been recognised as leading lawyers in pre-eminent international legal directories such as Legal 500 Asia Pacific Edition, the Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and Asia Law Profiles.
  • Career Development: Our structured mentoring programme provides senior personalised career support to our professional staff. We place a strong emphasis on professional development for all our team and our collaborative approach to our work provides excellent opportunities to continually improve skills.
  • Work Environment: Our environment is stimulating, rewarding, transparent, fair and enjoyable. We adhere to our Core Values statement. We invest in top technology and information systems to provide our team with the best tools to do their work. We respect the family and personal commitments of our team and support flexible working arrangements.
  • Rewards: We acknowledge the commitment that our team makes to our clients and the firm and offer a range of benefits and incentives.

Are you the right person to become a member of the Lowndes team? If so contact Rachel Holland, Business Manager for more information.

Current Positions Available


Partnership or pre-partnership opportunity exists for a savvy corporate/commercial lawyer who has:

  • A minimum 10+ years PQE.
  • Broad experience in sophisticated corporate, commercial and transactional work, with experience at a large or high quality boutique firm.
  • Recent NZ experience.
  • An active, quality, client base and a proven business development capability.
  • A commerce/accounting qualification is attractive.

For more information please contact Rachel Holland, Business Manager, at [email protected] or (09) 373 7704
Only those legally entitled to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.


Our model allows us to work to mutual advantage with other technically excellent senior practitioners in business related legal fields who have some client base and having proven business development capability. We are open to further developing our current areas of practice and to developing new practice areas.

Examples of areas of potential interest for a partner or pre-partner appointment are:

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Property / Construction
  • Employment Law

For more information please contact Rachel Holland, Business Manager, at [email protected] or (09) 373 7704
Only those legally entitled to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.