Legal Counsel

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on12 Oct 2018
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It’s often more challenging to move inhouse if you are a litigation lawyer, especially if you would ideally like to also develop your non-contentious legal skill set. However, in this role you will be able to achieve both of these goals!

Our client is a large and diverse dual listed ASX/NZX New Zealand company.

They have a newly created role for an intermediate level litigator to move inhouse and to broaden their skill set.

As a valued member of this well-regarded legal team, you will benefit from the guidance and mentoring of one of its top performing Senior Legal Counsel. Your litigation advocacy skills will be a key focus as you work on a variety of large-scale disputes and related matters but there will also be the opportunity for you to develop a broader non-contentious related commercial transactional skill set.

Ideally you will have gained between 5-10 years good quality commercial litigation experience, ideally including construction/property or insurance related litigation experience. You will enjoy variety and great quality work that makes a real difference to this business every day.

You will thrive working at pace and understand what it takes to ensure your team are the very best they can be. An innovative, solutions focused, communicative and collaborative style is essential. You will need to able to think strategically, look ahead at the legal and broader commercial issues facing the business. In time you will become a trusted advisor and enjoy appropriate levels of autonomy, the management of external legal counsel and take the lead on a variety of legal projects.

You will be well supported by the business and will enjoy the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution whilst in turn being well supported to become the very best legal counsel you can be. For further information in confidence, please contact Kathryn Cross, 09 354 3543 quoting reference number 764249 or click Apply Now below.

Applications close: Wednesday 17 October

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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