Duncan Cotterill

Duncan Cotterill

The Firm:

Duncan Cotterill is one of New Zealand’s oldest law firms. A full service firm is has continued to grow strongly in the major markets and growing from a well-established South Island base it has handled major corporate, government, property, agribusiness and other work throughout the country.

The firm offers a range opportunities as well as summer internships and other programmes for younger lawyers.

What the Firm Says –

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.

we take opportunities when they arise. It’s this enterprising attitude that’s led us to set up and grow offices in five distinct markets. It’s helped us to build an energetic, diverse and collegial partnership. And it’s what’s attracted enterprising people and organisations to work with us … time after time.


Offices: 5. Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Nelson, Queenstown

Partners: 45

Associates: 49

Internships –

The firm offers a diverse graduate programme and an inclusive summer internship programme.

Salary band for 1st year –

Diversity & Gender Balance –

Pro Bono Work –

Supervision & Mentoring –

Graduate and solicitor training and mentoring and an employee assistance programme.

Benefits –

Enhanced parental leave benefit, plus a health and well being programme, discounted legal advice, discounted health insurance, birthday, marriage, parental and long-service study leave is also available.

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