ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Senior Legal Counsel - Fletcher Building - Auckland

Building tomorrow

Fletcher Building is one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies and a leading civil and commercial construction contractor. 

Reporting to the Divisional General Counsel, you will enjoy being part of a collegial and high performing team and providing practical and commercial legal advice to technical experts.  Variety is guaranteed, as you will provide legal advice and support during tender processes, on the negotiation of construction contracts, project delivery issues, and construction disputes.   There is also scope for this role to encompass advice on general contracting, procurement, environmental, and health and safety issues. 

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ PQE
  • Senior level front-end construction law experience is essential
  • Experience with construction contracts and disputes. 
  • Experience acting for a Contractor on Infrastructure/Engineering projects would be helpful. 
  • Top tier law firm experience is preferred.  Inhouse experience not necessary.

In this role you will enjoy challenging and diverse work helping to build tomorrow - everyday!


For further information in confidence, please contact Kathryn Cross LLB BMus, 09 354 3543 quoting reference number 833008 or click here.

Applications close: Wednesday 1 May 2019