ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Legal Counsel - Full-Time - Auckland

Legal Counsel

  • Highly respected business - Excellence, integrity, inclusion, and opportunity
  • Competitive salary package - Health insurance and other benefits
  • Auckland CBD location - Flexibility


A fantastic career opportunity with a recognised market leader, join this dynamic and innovative organisation at the forefront of its industry!


About the role

Our client is a leading company committed to excellence, integrity, and inclusion. Their legal and governance team is dedicated to delivering exceptional services and seeking a skilled Legal Counsel to join them. You will be based in their Auckland Head Office, with flexibility to WFH, and will report to the Associate General Counsel.


You will provide legal, governance, and customer response services to the business. You will help to drive business strategy by partnering with stakeholders to provide timely and pragmatic advice and guidance. The team is focused on being curious, helpful, open, connected and finding moments of light-heartedness. You will have a unique opportunity to work across various areas of the business, working with various stakeholders to mitigate risk and provide optimum customer solutions. 


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 3+ years’ top quality post-admission experience who holds or is entitled to hold a current NZ legal practising certificate
  • Experience in providing strategic and pragmatic legal advice on a broad range of business issues, projects and products – including wealth management, commercial contracts, IT and digital
  • Experience in financial services is preferred but not essential
  • An articulate and confident communicator with great influencing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a strong desire to learn and embrace change


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 165 years. Their purpose – helping people create their tomorrow. They are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, supporting their communities and caring for the environment.


How do I apply? 

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1482082. 


We have a range of 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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