Employment lawyer | Junior-Intermediate

Posted 30 August 2021
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional

Job description

The Firm
This is an opportunity to join a long-standing full-service city firm in a diverse employment law role. Working under the mentorship of an established employment law partner as well as a senior lawyer, you'll be a part of a close-knit employment law team that sits within a wider Litigation practice. 

The firm operates under a system where there is the opportunity to earn bonuses if you exceed billing targets and promotions are merit-based, so those that perform well can be promoted quickly. So there is plenty of room to grow and develop you career with this practice. 
The Work
As an intermediate-level Solicitor, you'll be involved in both contentious and advisory employment law matters, representing predominantly employer clients but also some few high net-worth individuals and executives. The work will involve restructuring advice, disciplinary investigations, dealing with PG claims, bullying and discrimination-related matters, policy-related work, and preparing for mediations and ERA Hearings. You'll be able to develop your drafting and advocacy skills. If you'd like to expand your skills into civil litigation and health and safety law matters, there would be the opportunity to get that exposure as well. 

About You:
  • 3+ years PQE in employment law (if employment was part of your litigation experience that will also be considered);
  • Mediation experience would be viewed favourably;
  • Experience gained in a law firm and a genuine interest in building your employment law career; and
  • High standard of written and verbal communication skills.
Perhaps you're looking for greater hands-on and advocacy based employment law experience, or maybe you're looking to specialise in this area - either way, get in touch to find out more. 
For further information, contact Anand on 027 2746 186 or at anand@colegal.co.nz or click 'APPLY' with your CV and academics to apply for this opportunity.
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