Chapman Tripp is a full-service law firm that is committed to recruiting, retaining, and developing the best people to ensure the firm continues to be a market leader and a great place to work.
To get the best legal and corporate talents, Chapman Tripp has a team of dedicated talent acquisition specialists, plus a number of programmes designed to engage law students at different points in their university careers. It also has a university recruitment campaign, called “Grow Your Own Way,” a dynamic website that shares its people’s career journeys with the firm through blogs and video.
To develop its people, Chapman Tripp has formal policies and structured training programmes in place, including the client focussed Strategic Account Leadership programme and the Study Support Policy for employees trying to obtain relevant tertiary qualifications. The firm also supports staff to complete post-graduate law studies overseas when mutually beneficial to the firm and employee, as well as the attainment of performance goals and annual CPD requirement.
Chapman Tripp have recently adapted their performance and salary review processes by improving transparency and giving more clarity on their individual performance.
Engaging staff also means providing them with an inclusive environment that supports their health, wellbeing, and work-life balance. Specific initiatives include a remote working policy supported by the firm’s investment in IT systems and infrastructure; comprehensive health insurance, workstation assessments, annual flu vaccinations, fruit baskets on every working floor, support for social sport teams and events; “Parent Day” leave and volunteer days, and more.