RMA & Environment Planning Lawyer | 3+ years PQE

Posted 30 June 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional

Job description

About the firm and role

This is an exciting opportunity for an intermediate or senior level lawyer with a grounding in resource management, environment planning and/or local government legal work to join a team with interesting work on the go. Working in a well-supported, friendly and flat structured team, you'll be mentored across a variety of work, learning from industry specialists. The work will involve:
  • Resource consent appeals
  • Land subdivision and development
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Interpreting and applying bylaws and regulations
  • RMA and regulatory prosecutions and enforcement work
  • Judicial review matters and appeals
  • Climate Change and ESG
Being a flat structured team, means you'll have good one on one partner mentorship in the role as well as be involved in files start to end with the chance to contribute to the strategy on files. 
About you
You will have:
  • 3+ years' experience within either the RMA, regulatory litigation or public law space - whether gained in a law firm, local govt or in-house;
  • Some working knowledge of the resource management legislative framework would be good;
  • Good drafting skills;
  • A decent university academic record (ideally B average or higher);
  • An interest in further developing your career as a local govt and RMA lawyer.
To discuss further, contact Bob Kou 027 274 5926, or email your CV and academic transcript to bob@colegal.co.nz or by clicking 'APPLY' now.