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Senior Public Lawyer

Ref: JN -062019-66871
Salary
Negotiable
Location
Wellington, other
Sector
Legal, Solicitors
Date
11th June 2019
Job Type
Permanent

Our client is a leading and growing firm located within New Zealand. An interesting opportunity has opened up within their National Public Law team which holds a distinguished reputation. The firm places great importance on a healthy work/life balance which is encouraged and supported through staff social and sport events, community involvement and importance placed on home life and good working hours. They support ongoing training and development and operate an open-door policy with partners.

This is a Wellington-based role where you will be led by a specialist partner and work alongside a junior to intermediate lever lawyer. You will be involved in a variety of work - public, litigation and some commercial matters; including administrative, regulatory, competition and energy law. Your clients will come from a range of areas within the public and private sector such as the government, Crown, broadcasters, telecommunications and individuals.

The ideal person for the role will have:

  • 5+ years' PQE, with some public law experience,
  • Experience either within the public sector or in a law firm at a senior level;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and
  • New Zealand based experience.

This role with suit an experienced lawyer working within an in-house legal government department or working at a private practice firm within litigation, commercial and/or regulatory work and has some experience working with public sector clients. The role offers good scope for career progression, one on one partner mentoring and exciting work.

For a confidential chat, contact Ashleigh Devall on 0257 2360 177 or email your CV to us on adevall@cobaltrecruitment.com. Alternatively, click on 'APPLY' now.

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