ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Associate General Counsel - Funds - Full-Time- Auckland

Associate General Counsel - Funds

  • Excellence, integrity, inclusion and opportunity
  • Highly respected business
  • Auckland CBD location

This is a fantastic, high quality and varied Associate General Counsel role for a proactive, purpose centred individual.


About the role
Based in the Auckland Head Office, with flexibility to WFH, this pivotal Associate General Counsel role reports to the GM Legal and Governance and will play a significant supporting role in the leadership of this high performing legal function.

You will use your funds management legal expertise to help facilitate the implementation and operation of the NZ business legal and governance strategy. As an integral leader of the legal and governance team, you will coach, mentor, and support the team to ensure sustainable effective leadership. You will provide strategic and pragmatic legal advice on a broad range of business issues, projects, and products, including wealth management, commercial contracts, IT and digital.   

Flexibility is assured, excellent remuneration and great benefits await you in this values-centric business with a fantastic culture!


What we’re looking for

  • A lawyer with at least 10+ years’ top quality post-admission experience in financial services who holds or is entitled to hold a current NZ legal practising certificate
  • Sound knowledge in the core range of legal issues appropriate to funds management, with significant practice experience
  • Experience in financial services is essential
  • Exceptional interpersonal relationship skills and able to interact at executive board level
  • People leadership and in-house legal experience advantageous


About the company
Our client is one of New Zealand’s most enduring companies and has been supporting their clients and communities for more than 150 years. Committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, they support their communities and care for the environment.  This is your opportunity to be part of something special.


How do I apply? 

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1510736. 


We have a range inhouse and private practice roles for lawyers at all levels.  If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to hear what else is available, give us a call.  We’d love to hear from you. 


Lara Gordon BA LLB (Hons)

027 349 6352 | [email protected]


Kathryn Cross BMus LLB

027 700 8049 | [email protected]


Artemis Executive Recruitment is committed to creating inclusive and respectful workplaces.  We value diversity as a strength and welcome applicants that can help bring a difference to our client organisations.


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