Senior Associate | Civil and Commercial Litigation

Posted 26 November 2021
LocationAuckland
Job type Permanent
DisciplineLaw Firms - Professional
Reference148355

Job description

The Opportunity

Exciting opportunity for an experienced litigator to join a forward-thinking specialist litgiation firm and be involved in an interesting mix of dispute resolution matters. Currently in growth mode as a result of busy workflows, they are looking to hire a talented litigation lawyer with 7+ years' solid litigation experience dealing with either commercial, insolvency, construction, civil, employment or regulatory disputes.

You will be someone who enjoys variety in a role and being immersed from start to finish on complex litigation files. Working with a highly regarded partner, that will allow you to take on a good degree of file management responsibility but also provide you with adequate support and mentorship as well, you will work independently across a mix of commercial and civil disputes including property disputes, contractual disputes, construction, insolvency, regulatory and liability claims. 

About you:
  • 7+ years' PQE in litigation (a broad mix of civil and commercial litigation experience would suit);
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to cut through issues and problem solve;
  • A strong academic record; and
  • Experience gained in a reputable firm - preferably medium or large. 
Perhaps you're feeling that you're wanting to work in a flatter team structure having gained experience in a large firm or you're wanting to be a part of a firm that has a culture which helps their lawyers grow and where this scope for growth. Likewise, you could be a senior litigator thinking about a return back to NZ from overseas in 2022 and wanting to start conversations in NZ. 

For further information, contact Pippa McCaw on 027 814 3475 or Anand Ranchhod on 027 2746 186 or by sending your CV and academic transcript to pippa@colegal.co.nz or by clicking on 'APPLY' now.