ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Legal Counsel - Todd Corporation - Wellington

About the role

Here is great move for a career conscious lawyer who wants the best of job satisfaction, top rewards, and professional development all in one fantastic inhouse role!

You will report to an accomplished General Counsel who leads a cohesive and high performing legal team that will provide you with professional development support as well as a supportive and progressive workplace.  Whether you see your future inhouse within New Zealand or abroad, this role is an astute career move for a high performing lawyer. 

This company’s business interests are vast and encompass a diverse mix of portfolios across a range of industry sectors including energy, healthcare, technology, mining and property.  As trusted advisor, you will support senior management across several divisions and use your commercial nous and strong commercial contracts skills to ensure this industry leader continues to receive the best in legal support. 

Variety, autonomy, and support await you in this hard to beat role.  In addition to a strong core workflow of commercial, corporate and finance matters, you’ll enjoy exposure to a wide range of matters including consumer protection, privacy, IP, climate change, employment, competition, property/RMA and litigation.

What we’re looking for
  • 3- 10 years’ PQE relevant experience in commercial and corporate transactions
  • Experience in banking and finance and energy, favoured with property, consumer law, digital and technology, procurement and resource management beneficial
  • High quality private practice and (ideally although not essential) inhouse experience, and a current NZ legal practising certificate.
  • A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and confidence at all levels of the business.
About the company

The family owned Todd Corporation is one of New Zealand’s largest and most successful companies. With a history that spans over 130 years, the Company has interests in hydrocarbon exploration and production, electricity generation, energy retailing, property development, minerals, healthcare and technology, this industry leader employs over 1000 people throughout Aotearoa New Zealand and in multiple locations globally. The Company also supports a range of individuals and community organisations through the Todd Foundation, the Todd Family’s philanthropic arm.

Here is your opportunity to join a values-based business that cares for the environment and community, whilst demonstrating initiative, innovation, and imagination in all they do.  Why wait?

How do I apply? 

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1155209. 

Lara Gordon BA LLB
021 207 6511 | [email protected]

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

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