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Employment Senior Solicitor / Associate

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A fantastic opportunity to develop your career in employment law in beautiful Queenstown!

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and committed Employment Senior Solicitor or Associate to join their team. Well established in Southland and Central Otago, this boutique law firm offers pragmatic legal advice to national and international clientele and advises across a range of law including property, criminal, family, resource management, civil litigation and more.

What you'll do:
As an Employment Solicitor or Associate, you will be responsible for handling a diverse range of tasks related to employment law. You will have the autonomy to manage your workload while also having the support of a collaborative team. In this role, you'll be involved in a broad range of employment law advice to employers and employees including personal grievances, drafting advice, health and safety, disciplinary and performance management processes and restructures.

What you bring:
Ideally, you’ll have 3-5 years PQE with experience in and a passion for employment law; however, we would look at someone with general litigation experience who wants to specialise in this area also. Experience with meditation would be beneficial, but not a necessity. We are looking for someone who is:


• a self-starter and can work autonomously, with the support of the wider team
• experienced in conducting file reviews, legal research and can provide high level strategic analysis of legal problems
• strong in their written and verbal communication skills with a strength in building on existing client relationships and fostering new client relationships
• a critical thinker who enjoys working through complex employment issues

What sets this company apart:
Based in beautiful Queenstown or Wanaka, this is an opportunity to develop your career in employment law in one of the most beautiful parts of the country! Our client offers flexible working hours to accommodate childcare or other commitments, phone allowances, wellness contributions, car parking facilities and an above market salary.

What's next:
If you’re interested in the opportunity please apply directly to the advertisement or send your CV to liz.sloan@robertwalters.co.nz. If you’d like to have a confidential chat to find out more please give me a call on 027 233 4733.

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 Liz Sloan on 64 3 363 5020.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Employment

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Queenstown

Job Reference: 1987070/001

Date posted: 9 July 2024

Consultant: Liz Sloan

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