Legal Counsel

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on22 Mar 2018
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Southern Cross Healthcare Group is a group of independent health-related businesses.  United by a common brand, a not-for-profit philosophy and the goal of achieving better value healthcare for New Zealanders, Southern Cross plays a unique and important role in the New Zealand health sector. 
  
They have a newly created role for a Legal Counsel who wants to enjoy a varied role, quality work and all the benefits of being a key member of this high performing legal team.  This role would suit a commercial lawyer seeking their first in-house role or a current in-house legal counsel seeking advancement.
  
Working closely with the General Counsel and other senior legal counsel, as part of a cohesive and collaborative legal team, you will work together to provide proactive, timely and commercial legal advice and services to all Southern Cross businesses. In addition (and with the support of other members of the legal team), you will also provide dedicated legal support to one particular Southern Cross business, ensuring you extend your legal and commercial knowledge as their trusted legal advisor. 
  
To succeed in this role, you will possess:

  • A minimum of 4 years high quality PQE
  • Sound experience drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of commercial contracts
  • Exposure to the insurance and financial services industries would be advantageous
  • Previous in-house experience preferred but not essential
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills, and
  • A down to earth, solutions focused, inquisitive, warm and engaging interpersonal style 

If you want to work with an iconic New Zealand business that makes a difference every day – then please apply now!  
  
For further information in confidence, please contact Kathryn Cross BMus LLB, 09 354 3543, or jobs@artemisnz.com quoting reference number 566453, or click Apply Now below.
  
Applications close: Wednesday 4 April 2018
  
Artemis Executive Recruitment is a premium executive recruitment, search and selection consultancy that specialises in legal, human resources and general executive appointments.

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