ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Legal Counsel - EROAD - Auckland

EROAD is a true Kiwi success story in the tech sector! Publicly listed in 2012, we are represented on the NZX and ASX, and recently completed the largest Tech merger in New Zealand’s history. We continue to grow rapidly, with over 750 EROADers based in NZ, Australia and the USA.

Our purpose is simple - we make roads safer and more sustainable for our clients and other road users. Our sophisticated software and in-vehicle technology ensures that fleet vehicles operate safely, minimise environmental impact and are NZTA/RUC compliant at all times.

Our legal team is highly engaged and has strong relationships across the business. We are intimately involved in enabling our teams to achieve their goals and we are frequently engaged in novel issues.

Having recently completed New Zealand’s largest merger of technology companies, EROAD is looking to appoint an in-house Legal Counsel to assist the company to meet its ambitious strategic and commercial goals.


The Role

You will work as an integrated part of the Legal Team to help drive strategic initiatives for EROAD globally and provide support on global matters that impact each of our regions. This will include:

  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting key legal documents, such as supplier, customer, data sharing, software development, reseller, trial, marketing and other agreements;
  • Supporting the business’s privacy and risk functions, including compliance with privacy laws in NZ, Australia and the US;
  • Keeping abreast of market developments and changes in law impacting regional activities;
  • Driving and managing projects within the legal team to improve operational efficiency, providing training and enabling compliance;
  • Coaching and mentoring more junior members of the legal team;
  • Assisting with any M&A activity, as required;
  • Assisting with investigating and responding to enquiries from law enforcement agencies and regulators;
  • Providing advice to senior managers on legal aspects of their defined areas (e.g. sales, product, customer experience, engineering, global operations). osition is based in Albany, Auckland (with the flexibility to work from home in the current environment).


The role requires good judgment, a self-starter attitude, quick thinking and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing technology company and to work on novel cross-jurisdictional issues in a fast-paced, stimulating environment. The role will provide you with plenty of learning opportunities and career growth prospects. You will never be bored!


This position is based in Auckland and you can choose to work either from our Newmarket or Albany offices and will have flexibility to work from home.



  • Degree qualified with excellent academic credentials from a recognised law school
  • 5+ years PQE, either inhouse or in private practice, with a focus on commercial and technology contracts
  • Holds or is applying for a current practicing certificate
  • Experience working with other legal jurisdictions, including the US and Australia
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and make sound judgments under tight deadlines
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on projects in other areas
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft tools (Office) and exposure to digital platforms.


This is a great opportunity for a New Zealand qualified solicitor to join a growing technology company and work on novel issues in a fast-paced, stimulating environment. You will never be bored!

EROAD is genuinely committed to investing in its people, and this is demonstrated through comprehensive leadership development programs, fully paid medical insurance, peer-to-peer recognition frameworks and regular check-ins on culture, ways of working and Employee Experience. As a Kiwi-led, global organization, we ensure that we stay well connected with our international team-mates through frequent company-wide communication, learning opportunities and cultural sharing.

At EROAD, we're literally going places and we'd love you to join us. Submit your CV and Cover Letter today!


Apply online here