Senior Public Lawyer

Momentum Group

Excellent opportunity for a driven, Senior Lawyer seeking to broaden their Public Law experience. Partnership on offer for exceptional candidates!

  • Highly regarded Market Leader | Huge career growth potential
  • Extensive judicial review experience is essential
  • Auckland Central location | Competitive remuneration package on offer
The firm:

This New Zealand Market Leader specialises in a wide variety of work across the Public Law sector. With offices in both Auckland and Wellington, the firm strives to be the best in their field and acknowledge that their staff are their biggest investment.
  
Previous employees attribute the firm’s success to the senior staff leading by example and describe the environment as fast-paced and challenging, with a supportive team approach.
  
  
The position:

The position is based in the Auckland office of this busy practice. You will be expected to hit the ground running and therefore will ideally have 10+ years of post-qualification experience and be well versed in judicial reviews. Your previous experience in a private law practice and/or the Beehive, Parliament or Government agencies will set you in good stead for success in this position.
  
You will encounter a variety of work spanning across the Public Law spectrum including but not limited to:
  • Judicial reviews
  • Law drafting
  • Business regulation
  • Parliamentary advice
  • Overseas investment
  • Public policy
This role will see you working closely with clients who are either part of or highly involved with central and local Government, therefore a sound knowledge of this space will be advantageous.
  
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following qualities:  
  • Relevant experience in private practice or the public service sector
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple, complex case files simultaneously
  • Proven ability to provide oral and written public law and public policy advice
  • The ability to interact confidently and build strong relationships with both new and existing clients
  • A passion for public law and policy
  • Excellent written, verbal and plain English skills
    
What’s in it for you:

With excellent opportunities for career advancement and growth, previous employees attribute their career success to the calibre of staff and the collegial and collaborative atmosphere within the firm.
  
The firm is offering competitive remuneration to the successful candidate and career progression through to Partnership if desired.
  
  
How to apply:

If you are an experienced Solicitor seeking a new challenge where you can build on your Public Law experience, APPLY NOW or contact Elizabeth Butler on 021 144 7200 to be considered for this exceptional opportunity.

Under the provisions of the Privacy Act 1993, you have the right to access and request the correction of information held by us concerning you.  We will retain all information for future vacancies (permanent or contract).  Should you wish Momentum Consulting Group to delete this information from our database we shall require written notification to do so, subject to any legal obligations that require us to retain such information