Banking Partner | Top Tier | Auckland

McLeod Duminy Careers

It is an understatement to say this is a rare role. A partnership opening in the top tier without the need for an established following.

  • Top tier banking team
  • Amazing career opportunity
  • All conversations in complete confidence
Partnership openings in the top tier have become rare over the last few years, and one without the need for a substantial client following brings it close to unicorn status. This leading firm has a well established banking team, but have a gap at the top as their reputation continues to generate work.

There are four specialist partners across the country, but the senior associate pool is not that large, hence this unusual opportunity. The work is excellent and the team's fingerprints can be found on a number of high profile transactions. They have embraced innovative financing structures and are proud of the advice they provide to some of New Zealand's most iconic companies, as well as the more usual range of local and international banks and financial institutions.

Obviously you will need strong technical skills in banking law, built over a number of years here or overseas. The other criteria we were given are a growing New Zealand profile and personal reputation, ambition and ability.

The firm understands the need for complete confidentiality, and would be open to informal talks as well as formal applications. And they would expect any serious contenders to have plenty of questions.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Kirsty Spears on 027 458 9888 or email

McLeod Duminy Careers is a specialist legal recruitment firm and so we understand that being a lawyer is a career and not just a job. We believe in the power of listening so that we can work with you on reaching your short, medium and long-term career goals.

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