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Senior Corporate Lawyer - Dispute Resolution and Remediation - Auckland

16 May 2019

  • Work alongside experienced high performing in-house Lawyers
  • Be part of a team committed to getting the work life balance right
  • Based in Auckland CBD

Creating great together

For us, it's about more than just banking. We work together in an agile, energising environment to create innovative solutions that won't just help our customers be good with money, but also do great things with it.

We have an outstanding opportunity that will appeal to experienced dispute resolution lawyers looking to join one of New Zealand's leading in-house legal teams.

About the role

Our Senior Corporate Lawyers focus on delivering valuable and pragmatic commercial and legal outcomes for BNZ and our customers. Reporting to the Head of Legal - Dispute Resolution, this is a key role which acts as a strategic adviser on significant litigation and dispute resolution for BNZ.

Your key focus will be to work closely with stakeholders across the bank, assisting with managing significant litigation involving BNZ.

You'll also be responsible for providing high quality and timely advice to business units on dispute resolution, remediations and court-related matters.

About you

You'll bring at least five years' experience in litigation and dispute resolution in a top tier law firm or large corporate organisation, ideally with a background in banking and finance dispute resolution. You'll possess strong technical and negotiation skills, the ability to work independently but also collaboratively and the willingness to mentor more junior members of the legal team.

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

Working flexibly at BNZ

We offer a competitive remuneration package, rewarding work, and professional development opportunities. We're also committed to creating an energising workplace for our people and offer a variety of different flexible working arrangements to enable us to be our best inside and outside of work, while still delivering for our customers. Talk to us about how we can make this role work for you.

Some of our other benefits include the following:

  • Great staff banking benefits
  • Generous leave entitlements - including flexible sick leave and domestic leave
  • Discretionary performance incentive schemes

Next steps

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

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 apply online to submit your confidential application.

Applications close Friday, 24 May 2019.

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Last updated on the 16th May 2019