Senior Legal Counsel

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on19 Nov 2019
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About the role

In this role you will be part of a highly regarded inhouse team and provide timely and commercial advice to the business in relation to a variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters. You will manage external counsel to ensure value is obtained and optimal outcomes achieved and review commercial data and advise the company on the appropriate legal action to be taken.

There is nothing boring about this role - you’ll work with stakeholders across the business, here and across the globe, on a wide range of day-to-day operational issues.  You’ll draft, review and negotiate all types of contracts and draft policies. 


What we’re looking for

  • 7+ years’ PQE.
  • Sound commercial/contracts law experience in private practice in a ranked law firm, and ideally a minimum of two years in-house or secondment experience
  • Articulate and confident communicator who enjoys engaging with people at all levels.
  • Pragmatic, proactive and keen to learn, happy to work autonomously but also as part of a supportive team.


About the company

Fisher & Paykel's proud heritage is founded on a pioneering spirit and a culture of curiosity that has challenged conventional appliance design for decades. They aim to be the most human-centred appliance brand in the world. At the heart of the Fisher & Paykel story are people looking for the innovation that changes the everyday into something out of the ordinary. Their goal has always been to improve life through good design.

Here is your opportunity to be part of a business that improves life through good design every day!


How do I apply? 

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 905855. 

We have a range of terrific inhouse and private practice roles for lawyers at all levels.  If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to hear about what else is available, give us a call.  We’d love to hear from you. 



Enjel Phoon BA LLB

027 232 1044 |


Kathryn Cross BMus LLB

027 700 8049 |


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