New Zealand Law Society - Experienced Solicitor

Experienced Solicitor

Be rewarded for your legal experience and join the talented team at the Far North District Council and advance your career along with making a difference for the people of Northland.

The Opportunity:

An opportunity exists for an experienced solicitor who has the ability to lead and collaborate with a talented team in legal matters for the Council.

Your key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Knowledge and application of relevant legislation and regulations
  • Management of litigation files including court appearances
  • Research and facilitation of legal opinion
  • Negotiation and mediation skills
  • Legal document drafting

You are someone who is:

  • A strategic thinker
  • A tactical problem solver
  • A relationship builder
  • Has well-honed legal research skills
  • A natural leader
  • Collaborative in finding solutions
  • Confident communicator
  • Local Government experience preferred but not mandatory

We offer a rewarding position with a competitive salary (Grade 19 104,535.00 - $122,982.00) that can be achieved within a flexible working week without long hours and weekends as is often expected in the private sector. We have a collegial, professional working environment where hybrid/remote working is the norm giving you more flexibility and control over your own work/life balance.

Apply now or contact Rachel Skudder for a confidential chat.

Rachel Skudder - Recruitment Consultant
Mobile: 020 416 33949

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