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The Attorney-General wishes to hear from suitably qualified persons who would like to be considered for appointment as a Judge of the Employment Court, based in Auckland or Wellington. Persons appointed to the Employment Court must have held a practising certificate as a barrister or solicitor for at least seven years or otherwise as set out in section 200 of the Employment Relations Act 2000.
The position will suit someone with a particular interest in, and knowledge of, New Zealand’s employment law. The criteria for judicial appointment includes:
A copy of the document setting out the process and criteria for appointment and a copy of the Expression of Interest form are available on the website.
Persons interested in appointment are asked to complete an Expression of Interest form, provide a curriculum vitae and submit them to the Judicial Appointments Unit by 28 March 2023.
All expressions of interest will be handled with the highest degree of confidentiality.