Resource management lawyer | Senior Associate / Special Counsel

Posted 30 June 2021
LocationAuckland, Auckland, Auckland
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional
Reference151517

Job description

About the firm
We are working with a well-established team that is looking to hire a Senior Associate or Special Counsel level resource management and environment planning lawyer, to provide support to a partner as their 21C. Whether you're looking for greater advocacy work, client contact or you are considering a move to a closer-knit team environment, this could be a good option for you. As part of a national and full service practice, you'll be able to draw on the expertise of other lawyers where needed. The firm takes a values based approach, rather than working based on strict billing targets, and this encourages collaboration within the team.
   
About the role
The role involves working on land development and infrastructure related projects for both public sector departments and private organisations, as well as working with developers on residential development projects. You'll work on a range of issues including urban development, waste water and water treatment issues, policy and legislative change advice, resource consenting, judicial review work and acting as a strategic advisor to the clients you'd represent. 

You'd assist with mentoring juniors and help prepare for Environment Court hearings on some larger-scale disputes as well as more day to day advice to the clients they work with.

About you
  • 7+ years Resource Management / Litigation experience
  • Experience gained in a resource management law firm or a well-regarded team, where you have hands on experience. We would consider those where in-house experience may have formed part of your experience.
  • Someone who is commercially and practically minded, as well as with good technical legal skills.
There isn't a short term partnership track with this role but it would suit someone that wants to join a collaborative team environment, where there aren't office politics and they'd like to do work to a good standard. 

If you require flexibility or part time hours, that could be considered. This role could be based in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.
  
Get in touch with us to learn more about this excellent opportunity.
  
For further information, contact Anand Ranchhod on 027 2746 186 or email your CV to anand@colegal.co.nz or click 'APPLY' now.