ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


General Counsel - Auckland

General Counsel

· Senior legal leadership role

· Future focus

· Flexibility available

Here is a fantastic opportunity for a senior employment lawyer in this unique and rewarding role where you can combine your legal background with your leadership skill.


About the role

With significant growth plans, our client invites a General Counsel to join their team in this pivotal senior leadership role in this high-profile organisation.

A visible and effective leader, you will provide sound legal advice to the CEO, Board, and the Senior Management Team whilst engaging with members and further developing service lines. You will be a key point of contact for a wide variety of external stakeholders, including Government and private sector business leaders and be instrumental in the development of a high performing national practice.


What we’re looking for

This role will suit a purposeful change maker who will drive strategic change in line with organisational purpose. We seek a confident and commercially minded senior employment law leader who seeks to broaden and develop their leadership skills further in an organisation with significant growth plans. You will be collaborative, innovative, and pragmatic and play a significant part in this achievement of this organisation’s broader strategic goals.


You will be

· Tertiary qualified in law with a current legal practicing certificate

· A senior and accomplished employment lawyer who seeks new horizons

· A values-centric collaborative leader with commercial nous and a growth mindset

· An exceptional communicator who knows how to lead a team to high performance

· Highly results focussed with the ability to deliver to tight deadlines


About the organisation 

Our client has a proud heritage and a bright future. Make a difference and impact in this high-profile role in an organisation that advances businesses in New Zealand every day to create a healthy and prosperous New Zealand.


How do I apply?

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Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1256542.


Kathryn Cross BMus LLB 027 700 8049 | [email protected]


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