ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Graduate or Junior Lawyer, 0-2 years PQE - Wellington

Great opportunity to join the Takeovers Panel's expert team of lawyers and get your legal career off to the best possible start or put it on a great path:

  • Be part of a small team responsible for big changes
  • Work at the high end of the corporate market
  • Public Sector environment with a corporate attitude

About us

The Takeovers Panel carries out a key regulatory function in relation to a specialised area of financial markets regulation. The Takeovers Code ensures that all shareholders have a fair opportunity to participate in control-change transactions in ‘Code’ companies. Recent independent research found the Takeovers Panel to be one of the most respected and effective regulators in New Zealand. We take great pride in our work and the respect we hold in the market.

About you

We are seeking a Graduate or Junior lawyer who will bring a ‘team-comes-first’ attitude, a high degree of initiative, enthusiasm, and strong technical ability.  Ideally graduates will have completed their professionals, although this is not essential.

The successful applicant will undertake enforcement activities that include supervising takeovers of public companies, preparing responses to complaints received, preparing reports for the Panel, attending to minutes at meetings as well as processing applications for exemption or approval.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the enhancement of the website and stakeholder communications. This requires legal analysis but also requires a commercial and pragmatic approach.

Working in our team

The CEO and General Counsel are both senior lawyers with extensive experience and have a genuine interest in training and developing staff. You will receive first class mentoring and supervision, regular training and will have daily interaction with both the General Counsel and CEO.

This is an opportunity you don't want to miss. Join this high profile team making today's headlines and receive excellent career development.

For more information contact Jane Temel or Francesca Legaspi on 04 471 1423 or APPLY NOW. Please attach a covering letter and your academic transcript to your application. Applications close 5pm on Friday, 13 July 2018.