Our success depends upon our most important asset – our people.

When you join us, you become part of a real team.

Our culture is friendly, open and non-hierarchical. We work collectively, from partners through to non-legal professionals, focused foremost on our clients' needs. We have fun and enjoy what we do. Joining us is an opportunity to step up the pace on your career.

Non-legal professionals

Legal secretaries

Everyone has a role to play in supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our clients. We provide training to our collegial team of legal secretaries to use some of the most elite operating systems available. Supporting some of the country's best legal talent means our legal secretaries do fast paced and exciting work. 

Corporate services 

Our Auckland and Wellington offices provide corporate services functions, including office services, HR, IT, finance, marketing and knowledge management. Our business support team have very real connections with their colleagues globally with emphasis on knowledge sharing and communication between our offices.

Learning and development

DLA Piper will support you to reach your full potential. When you join us, you will:

  • Participate in a Best People Orientation.
  • Decide the best development plan for you, tailored to your individual needs.
  • Develop a formal performance review to help you set clear goals and objectives.
  • Have support in helping you develop your skills and capabilities.