Lead Lawyer – 12 month FTC

$106,000 - $120,000 12m FTC + KiwiSaver

About the employer:

Our client is a professional body that supports over 120,000 registered professionals around New Zealand. They are responsible for ensuring that their professionals are competent, fit to practice and accountable for the service they provide to New Zealanders.

This is an organisation that drives a culture that is engaged, empowered, and honours the values aligned to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  They are committed to positive change and to lifting the status of their profession and to learning alongside their people.

About the role:

This newly created role with a 12-month term is due to a change in their professional conduct and complaints process and rules. Our client believes the rule change may alter existing caseloads and how they manage caseloads in the future.

About you:

Due to the nature of this particular piece of work, you will ideally have at least 3-4 years litigation background. You will also have the confidence to work with external counsel and make sound decisions to progress case load in order to advocate when needed.  There will also be the opportunity to guide and mentor across a team of four lawyers.

What you will bring to the role:

  • Qualified Lawyer with practising certificate
  • 3 years plus experience within litigation environment
  • Exceptional team player with ability to step up and mentor
  • Exposure to working ideally within a regulatory space
  • Genuine interest to Te Tiriti o Waitangi

What’s in it for you:

You will work for a purposeful organisation that represents and supports an important specialist sector. The impact for New Zealand is significant.

When describing their culture, our client talks about a friendly, high performing team and a culture that values their people. They recognise the need for flexibility in the workplace and offer:

  • Two days working from home once settled into the role
  • Two days wellbeing leave
  • 3 days Christmas leave
  • Amazing offices close to the train station and views of Wellington Harbour

Purposeful work – tick

Smart team you can learn from – tick

Inspiring and supportive leadership – tick

This is a great opportunity to step up into a lead role, take the 12 months experience and use it to take your next step.

Please note: only applicants with the legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

Emma Graham

Senior Recruitment Advisor

Apply attaching your CV with a covering letter outlining your availability and experience, using the reference ELG6762. If you have any questions regarding this role call Emma on (04) 901 6444.

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