ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Senior Legal Counsel - Auckland

Senior Legal Counsel

  •  Interesting and challenging work
  • Highly successful and respected NZ Business
  • Flexible working options

Be part of this nationwide Kiwi success story and join a team you will love being part of!


About the role

This role is something special and your chance to become a key member of this industry leading business. As sole legal counsel supporting the Executive Director – Legal, you will provide property and general commercial law advice across the group to ensure all legal matters are in good hands.

As part of a friendly and supportive head office team, you’ll work with a wide variety of stakeholders across the business, on a wide range of day-to-day legal matters. With a natural interest in business and people, you’ll get to know your stakeholders, understand their business needs and, working closely with them, provide both legal and commercial, support and advice. Well supported by your manager and external legal advisors, you will draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of property and commercial contracts dealing with all aspects of legal risk including dispute management.

This well comprised inhouse role is ready and waiting for you! Take control of your future and contribute to this proudly 100% NZ owned business’ remarkable success story.

Onsite carpark, convenient Grafton location and great benefits await a community spirited, can-do lawyer.


What we’re looking for

  • A commercially savvy lawyer with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • Good quality experience in property law and commercial contracting
  • Excellent communication skills with genuine interest in business and people
  • A willingness to “make the call” on both legal and commercial issues to all the business to move forward
  • Ability to take initiative, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Previous inhouse experience is preferred, but not essential


About the company

Having been in business over 70 years, our client is New Zealand’s largest 100% Kiwi-owned business in their industry. With over 800 staff across 79 branches nationwide.

Their people are the heart of their business and critical to their success. Many staff have proudly been part of the company for many years. From the day they opened their doors, the team’s unwavering commitment to providing top quality customer service has resulted in success for all.


How do I apply?

Click HERE. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1340072.


We have a range of terrific inhouse and private practice roles for lawyers at all levels. If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to hear about 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]


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