WRMK Lawyers named as top ranking legal employer

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Northland law firm WRMK Lawyers has been named as one of New Zealand’s best legal employers, earning a spot on NZ Lawyer’s 2020 inaugural Employer of Choice list.

25 New Zealand firms were recognised as top ranking legal employers in terms of overall employee experience, with only one Northland firm making the cut.

The entry process saw the winners providing qualitative and quantitative information to demonstrate their achievements in the areas of remuneration, training and professional development, career progression, diversity and inclusion, access to technology and resources, communication, leadership, work-life balance, health and wellbeing, reward and recognition, and recruitment.

The report noted WRMK’s “non-hierarchical culture, work flexibility, diverse workforce and friendly team environment where people can enjoy coming to work.”

This latest accolade for the firm comes on top of WRMK making the NZ Lawyer Innovative Firms list earlier in 2020, and winning Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year and Employer of Choice (<50 Lawyers) Awards at the 2019 NZ Law Awards.

The full NZ Lawyer Employer of Choice 2020 Report is published here.

WRMK Lawyers’ Whangarei office was established in the 1930s, with further offices opened in Dargaville in 2008, Kerikeri in 2016 and Warkworth in March 2019. The firm is also known as Webb Ross McNab Kilpatrick Ltd.