ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand

Senior Solicitor - Wellington

Join our Disputes Review Unit - a great opportunity to advance your career and expand your experience!

The Office of the Chief Tax Counsel currently has a Senior Solicitor vacancy within their Disputes Review Unit (DRU).

The DRU's function is to take a fresh look at a dispute, providing an independent and impartial decision on the issues in the dispute and involves impartially considering the correct legal position after comprehensive research and analysis of the law. We consider the legal correctness of arguments raised by a taxpayer and Inland Revenue, to decide whether a proposed adjustment to a taxpayer's tax assessment or other disputable decision should or should not be made.

This role is technically complex and demands a well-honed cognitive ability. Your strengths in tax law interpretation coupled with a proven ability to undertake critical analysis will be crucial in delivering the objectives of the job. With your first class written and verbal communication skills, you will have the opportunity to excel by clearly, concisely, and logically communicating your findings.

You will work with people with considerable experience and from a wide range of tax backgrounds. We have a professional environment, which is collegial and supportive and we recognise your need for work / life balance.

To learn more, please click here and refer to the Job Expectation for this position. To apply, please provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter outlining the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role.

Please note, our preference is for the role to be Wellington based however applicants from other NZ locations will definitely be considered. If you require more information contact Fiona Ramson on 0800 IR Jobs or 04 890-2126.

Applications close Tuesday 15 August 2017.