ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Senior Legal Advisor - Wellington

  • Award-winning legal team
  • Dynamic and supportive environment
  • Support engineers to be the best they can be

We have an amazing opportunity for a Senior Legal Advisor to join our award-winning legal team. General Manager Helen Davidson won both Private Sector In House Lawyer of the Year and the In House Innovation award at this year’s ILANZ conference.

This is a varied legal role that takes responsibility for:

  • Managing complaints and disciplinary process investigations
  • Providing high quality in-house legal advice
  • Mentoring our newly qualified Legal Advisor

To be successful in this role, you will have at least three years post-qualification experience and hold a current New Zealand Law Society Practising Certificate. You will have working knowledge of administrative law and the application of the principles of natural justice. A passion for and experience in complaints resolution, including alternative dispute resolution processes, would be an advantage. You must have good judgement in handling complex issues, and strong legal research and analytical skills. You will also have superior interpersonal skills, including empathy and an ability to influence people.


It's an exciting time at Engineering New Zealand (formerly IPENZ) as we drive change. Our vision is to engineer better lives for New Zealanders, and we do this by bringing engineering to life. We’re focused on delivering greater recognition, influence, credibility and connection for our members. We're a dynamic and happy team that unashamedly puts our members first. 


If you are interested in this exciting role and would like more information, please call Erica Thomas on 04 460-3545 for more information.  Alternatively click here to apply now All applications will be acknowledged electronically. Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 25 October.

Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.