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Senior Legal Counsel

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What you'll do: As a Senior Legal Counsel, you will play an essential role in delivering legal services across a diverse range of work. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include operating on projects related to services and operations, partnerships with Government and private sector, procurement and ICT agreements, infrastructure delivery and management, as well as major projects and investments. You will drive value and results through effective negotiation, contract management, efficient use of assets while supporting corporate and finance functions. • Deliver superior legal services across a broad range of work • Operate on projects touching on Council services and operations, partnerships with Government and private sector, procurement and ICT agreements, infrastructure delivery and management, major projects and investments • Drive value and results through effective negotiation, contract management, efficient use of assets • Support corporate and finance functions, including capital raising, company law issues, and compliance

What you bring:


The ideal candidate for this Senior Legal Advisor role will bring a wealth of experience from their time spent in legal practice. With at least 6 year's PQE, you'll have developed strong attention to detail and organisational skills. Your collaborative working style will enable you to build strong relationships with team members, clients, and external law firm providers. Your ability to deliver well-articulated, technically robust legal advice will be key to your success in this role.
• A tertiary qualification in law and a current NZ practising certificate
• At least 6 year's PQE in legal practice (in-house or in private practice)
• Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
• Collaborative working style with team members, clients, and external law firm providers
• Ability to deliver well-articulated, technically robust legal advice
• Solution-focused approach; working to manage risk within the organisation

What sets this company apart:


Joining this organisation means becoming part of a purpose-driven environment that values collaboration and inclusivity. You'll be immersed in a network of experts within the team and across the organisation, further developing your experience and expertise. They offer a flexible and supportive environment where you can truly make a positive impact on the future of Auckland. Their Legal Services department is a large in-house team of over 50 lawyers organised into five teams, offering a wealth of knowledge and experience to learn from.

What's next:


Ready to elevate your legal career? Apply now for this remarkable opportunity!
Apply today by clicking on the link provided.

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 Kate Williams on 09 374 7325.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Generalist & in-house

Industry: Legal

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1980820/001

Date posted: 14 June 2024

Consultant: Kate Williams

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