Emily Watson

Emily is a Consultant in our legal division, based in the Christchurch office. She recruits nationwide working with legal executives, administrators and intermediate level lawyers.

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Emily has a warm and conscientious approach with people, and she prides herself on running a robust sourcing process to identify the best legal talent in New Zealand.


She is gaining recognition for her emphasis on deeply understanding the client’s needs and articulating the opportunity accurately, ensuring quality matches that deliver unmatched value to both her clients and candidates.


Emily brings a personalised, relationship-driven model to the Fluid legal team. She is valued for her diligent and comprehensive approach to each of her interactions with candidates.


Emily joined Fluid in 2021, as part of the Christchurch office. Originally from Southland, she completed a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Human Resource Management at the University of Otago and has a background in the agribusiness sector.

Key Appointments

  • Property Legal Secretary – Top Tier Firm
  • Family Legal Secretary – Boutique Canterbury Firm

Life outside the office

From a rural background in the deep South, Emily loves exploring the outdoors and wider South Island in her days out of the office. She moved to Christchurch in 2020, and since then has become a valued member of the community with her active involvement in HRNZ and her local sports club committees.


Latest Insights From Emily Watson

2021 Fluid Legal ALPMA HR Issues and Salary Survey – Market Insights

Market Insights from the 2021 Fluid Legal ALPMA HR Issues and Salary Survey Published by Eden Brown   Confidence on the rebound Despite the early hit to market confidence as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic, from a recruitment perspective the legal market has quickly bounced back to perform exceptionally well over the past…

Key Interview Tips from Fluid

Great news! – You have applied for a role and now you have an interview request.   Until you attend the interview you won’t really know too much about the actual job itself other than the basic points listed in the advert, or if you are lucky enough to have one in advance, a job…