ILANZ, In-House Lawyers Association of New Zealand


Solicitor/Senior Solicitor, Financial Services - MinterEllisonRuddWatts - Auckland

If you are looking to work in a fast growing and innovative area of law, joining our market leading Financial Services team may be right for you. We are currently looking for a talented and driven intermediate lawyer.


Our busy Financial Services team advises on investment funds (KiwiSaver, retail funds and private equity/venture capital), FinTech, and financial services regulation. Our clients span tier 1 financial institutions, leading boutiques and new entrant market disruptors from New Zealand and overseas. We break new ground regularly, from cutting edge and traditional products for banks, fund managers and financial advisers, to virtual asset service providers, to cryptocurrency and digital assets infrastructure. We are also regularly dealing with regulators such as the FMA, RBNZ, DIA, MBIE and MoJ, on behalf of our clients.

 Our team is ranked Band 1 for investment funds by both Chambers and the Legal 500.


As the ideal candidate you will have 3-5 years' financial services experience from another top tier law firm or financial institution. We are also open to people wanting to make a step change in their career from markets, corporate or litigation to enter this exciting field. You will have developed a strong commercial approach, have good academics and technical skills as well first-rate communication skills that enable you to build lasting relationships both internally and externally. If successful, you will be joining a team which is highly collaborative and enjoys working together.


If the opportunity to join a market leading Financial Services practice appeals to you then we would welcome your application.


About Us

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a top tier New Zealand law firm with a rich 130 year history. Our firm is known for providing clients with technically excellent legal solutions and innovative advice, contributing as trusted advisors who work alongside clients to ensure their success. We advise on some of New Zealand's most innovative and high profile transactions.


We are proud to be a New Zealand law firm with a global outlook and reach. We have offices in Auckland and Wellington, but also have the unique ability to access a worldwide network of offices, advisors and markets through the MinterEllison Legal Group, a leading firm in the Asia-Pacific.


How to Apply

Please click here to register your profile with us and apply for this job. For further information please contact Kate Bishop, HR Advisor on+64 9 353 9815 or

All applications treated in confidence. No CVs from agencies please.