The Solicitor‑General invites expressions of interest (EOIs) from suitably qualified law practitioners who are interested in applying for appointment as Crown Solicitor for Ōtautahi | Christchurch.
The appointed person will be responsible for conducting Crown prosecutions on behalf of the Solicitor‑General, conducting appeals, giving legal advice on prosecution issues and conducting other public law litigation. They will need to be a proven people leader and open-minded strategic thinker with a demonstratable understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Māori.
Practitioners must have held a New Zealand practising certificate for at least seven years.
Potential applicants must register their interest by email to Philip Coffey to receive an information pack which sets out the appointment process and contains further information about the Ōtautahi | Christchurch warrant.
EOIs should be submitted by 14 October 2022.