ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Corporate Lawyer - BNZ - Auckland

We are looking for someone to join one of New Zealand's leading in-house legal teams.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated lawyer to join one of New Zealand's leading in-house legal teams. Based in Auckland CBD.


Creating Great Together

As a customer led organisation, BNZ is at the forefront of challenging the norm and creating the products, services and tools that will change the way our customers think of a bank.

Alongside our new Chief General Counsel, BNZ's Legal team have embarked on an exciting transformation journey and we have an outstanding opportunity to join the team.


About the role

Our Lawyers focus on delivering valuable and pragmatic commercial and legal outcomes for BNZ and our customers. Reporting to the Head of Legal - Banking, Products and Markets, this is a key role which acts as a strategic legal adviser on BNZ's consumer credit activity and other products.

Your key focus will be working closely with senior lawyers to provide legal support for BNZ's consumer credit product design and implementation.


About you

You'll bring at least three years' experience in a top tier law firm or large corporate organisation, ideally with a background in or sound understanding of New Zealand's consumer credit regulatory environment. You'll possess strong technical and negotiation skills and the ability to work independently but also collaboratively.

You will be a highly skilled communicator with demonstrated success in influencing stakeholders and a high level of motivation and passion to secure positive outcomes for our customers and each other.


Working at BNZ

At BNZ, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. We know that every BNZer is unique, with a wide range of goals, ambitions, and lifestyles, so we offer a wide range of benefits and working styles to suit you.

  • Well-being: Your well-being is important to us. When we're at our best, physically and mentally, in and out of work, we can truly create great things together. We're here to support you to be your best with a number of well-being initiatives.
  • Leave: We all need a bit of time off every now and then. At BNZ we're proud to offer the generous leave options you need and deserve - whether it's for a special occasion, an unexpected event, or an extended vacation.
  • Flexibility: We're big on helping you balance life and work. We offer a range of flexible working options that help you be your best, wherever you're based. Talk to us about how we can make this work for you.


Next steps

Want to be part of enabling a high achieving New Zealand? Apply now!

Applications close 11.55pm on Wednesday, 5 February 2020.

If you would like to know more about Life at BNZ and how you can help re imagine banking for our customers, please visit or click here to submit your confidential application.