In-house Counsel & Solicitor Legal Positions - Wellington

Wellington, In-house and private practice solicitor positions - permanent and contract roles for 2022 start.
GENERAL PRACTICE / PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR, WELLINGTON
REF: 2565191 : KILBURNIE BOUTIQUE PRACTICE

  • Boutique firm seeks either a good general practice solicitor with 1-3 years PQE who is looking to gain more client contact or a more experienced solicitor who thoroughly enjoys the law but is keen to get a better work/life balance.
  • You'll be managing clients files, handling a range of work including conveyancing, wills, trusts, estates, EPoA's, with some exposure to commercial and subdivisions.
  • The ability to be self-managing and build and maintain excellent client relations skills is essential.
  • Competitive salary and flexible working available for the right candidate

Contact Lorraine Zencic on 021 656 690 or email your resume and academic transcript to lorraine.zencic@hays.net.nz without delay



IN-HOUSE SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL – KAPITI COAST, WELLINGTON
3 MONTH TEMP CONTRACT – START IN DEC OR EARLY JAN 2022
REF # : 2584517

  • This dynamic government department is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel (ideally 5+ YRS PQE) to join their small legal team in the Kapiti Coast on a 3 month contract.
  • You'll be working in a dynamic and interesting field working across a wide range of legal issues and projects relevant to local government with a particular focus on property and regulatory matters and will be required to effectively negotiate and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • You'll have demonstrated ability to identify, analyse and communicate legal issues and analysis in a clear, concise and timely manner together with solid experience drafting and interpreting contracts and other legal documents.
  • While government legal experience would be ideal, this is not essential. You will, however, be able to work independently with agility within a fast paced and dynamic environment, take ownership, managing multiple projects and legal issues without being phased.
  • Ideally starting in early December (with time off between Xmas and New Year) or Early January 2022.

Contact Lorraine Zencic on 021 656 690 or email your resume and academic transcript to lorraine.zencic@hays.net.nz without delay

SENIOR SOLICITOR – WELLINGTON CBD
REF 2584518 : GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT

  • Working in a government department, you'll experience a great sense of contribution and work somewhere that really makes a difference to the lives of New Zealanders.
  • The department are seeking a senior solicitor with at least 7 YRS PQE in commercial contracting work, procurement and ICT work.
  • You'll be identifying current and future risk, trends, issues in relevant work areas and escalating these to Managers, as well as contributing to risk analysis on proposed changes to legislation.
  • Ideally, you'll be keen to train and mentor other team members and as well as developing their own career.
  • You'll also need to be someone who is respectful of different personalities and backgrounds, is down-to-earth and relatable.
  • A great opportunity to work in a fun and supportive environment. There are opportunities for progression on offer to a Manager level, a competitive salary and plenty of flexibility including working from home options.

Contact Liz Sloan on 027 233 4733 or email your CV to liz.sloan@hays.net.nz


What you need to do now
If you're interested in any of the above roles, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to either lorraine.zencic@hays.net.nz or liz.sloan@hays.net.nz or contact us on the above mobile numbers. Please quote the reference number for the role that best suits your experience and interest.

Please note that due to boarder restrictions we can only accept applications from people currently eligible to work in New Zealand.

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If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position and are currently legally eligible to work in New Zealand,, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
Wellington
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
2588607

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Lorraine Zencic, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: 021656690

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