ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Senior / Legal Counsel, Regulation - Wellington

  • 12 month fixed-term position
  • Wellington-based

We have a fantastic opportunity for a lawyer to join our talented team to cover an internal secondment for 12 months.

This role will contribute significantly to our organisational reputation, and will be visible, proactive and trusted in all situations.

To be successful in this role, your core strengths will include the following:

  • Being a sophisticated adviser
  • Having excellent judgement in handling complex legal issues
  • Being a good communicator
  • Taking a balanced approach to legal risk

Your ability to form strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders will be vital to your success in this role. You will have in-depth knowledge and expertise in economic regulation, competition law or public law, and have a good understanding of economic principles and statutory interpretation.

Experience in one of the regulated industries - electricity, gas, airports, telecommunications or dairy - would be an advantage.

The Commission promotes work/life integration and is open to flexible working arrangements. We also have a focus on professional development.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV and a covering letter to

Alternatively, contact Nicola Gee, Senior Human Resources Adviser on (04) 924 3795, for further information.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 26 February 2018.