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Banking & Finance/Commercial Litigation - Senior Lawyer

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This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious senior lawyer who specialises in commercial litigation or banking and finance law. We are working with a Sydney - based banking and finance law firm who are growing in the Auckland market. This firm is leading in Australia, they value collaboration, inclusivity, and continuous learning. They are committed to providing their employees with opportunities for professional growth and development. The firm if one of Australia's lender specialists acting on the front end and back end of transactions and distressed matters.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality legal services specialising in insolvency, recoveries, and commercial litigation;
  • Drafting court documents, attending client meetings, managing files independently, dealing with complex insolvency matters, complying with file management protocols, participating in annual performance reviews, developing individual plans for business opportunities;
  • Manage files independently while liaising with clients, counsel, and other third parties;
  • Deal with large complex insolvency and litigation matters, as well as volume recovery matters;
  • Develop individual plans and actively seek potential new business opportunities.

To be successful in this role you may have:

  • Minimum 7 PQE in commercial litigation or insolvency although all applications will be assessed on merit;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster strong client relationships;
  • Outstanding commercial acumen and strong advocacy skills;
  • Technically proficient with strong drafting skills;
  • Admitted to practice in New Zealand.

The successful candidate will have the chance to contribute significantly to the firm's overall objectives and success, both from a business development and firm-focused perspective. If you are looking for a new, dynamic business opportunity with autonomy over your work and huge chance for growth, apply now. Please reach out to Hannah Lewis for a confidential chat about the role on (09) 374 7362 or hannah.lewis@robertwalters.co.nz.

Robert Walters endeavours to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe please do not hesitate to contact Hannah Lewis on 09 374 7300.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Banking & Finance

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1967480/001

Date posted: 30 April 2024

Consultant: Hannah Lewis

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