ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

In-house Legal Advisor - Tasman

Are you looking for the opportunity to use your legal skills in a fun and dynamic environment?  Our legal team is growing and this newly-created permanent position could be just what you’re looking for.

Based in Richmond you’ll be assisting our Principal Legal Advisor to provide high quality legal support and advice across all aspects of Tasman District Council’s activities and business.

As a qualified and experienced lawyer, you will be a pragmatic problem-solver, bring strong communication skills, and create great relationships across the organisation and with external legal providers to ensure the best outcomes for Council.

The role is diverse and interesting and you’ll be expected to provide solution-focused advice across a broad range of areas including local government law, environmental and resource management, planning, building and development, public and administrative law, dispute resolution and litigation, commercial, contract and procurement matters, property law, and a whole host of other interesting issues that fall within Council’s functions and duties.

We’re open about the level of the position at this stage - you may be an intermediate lawyer seeking full-time work or a senior lawyer seeking part-time work.  Please let us know your preference when you apply.

In exchange for your talents we offer you a flexible work environment with a challenging and varied work programme, plenty of opportunities to learn, and a benefits package to suit your personal preferences.

Sound like something you could sink your teeth into?  Lets talk!

Closes 19 March 2018

Online applications can be submitted on our website www.tasman.govt.nz and further information can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Team on (03) 543-8393.