New Zealand Law Society - General Counsel, Environment and Property - Wellington or Auckland

General Counsel, Environment and Property - Wellington or Auckland

  • Lead all aspects of resource management, environment, property and roading-related legal work for Waka Kotahi
  • Be part of a high performing and well respected in-house legal team
  • Provide a broad range of expert legal advice
  • Location: Wellington or Auckland

Ko koe tēnei | About you

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Experience in managing the legal risk profile in a large and complex organisation
  • 15+ years of post-qualification experience
  • A broad range of legal experience, including an understanding of the public and administrative law overlay that applies to a Crown Entity
  • Proven experience leading teams in a demanding environment
  • A strategic thinker who can think beyond the issue at hand and set a clear direction for Waka Kotahi
  • The ability to manage complex multifaceted legal issues and disputes
  • A growth mindset and collaborative working style
  • An ability to provide proactive and solution-focused advice that is simple, pragmatic and practical
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Law
  • A current New Zealand Law Society Practicing certificate

To see the position description click here, to apply click here.

Contact – Adwina Armstrong, Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant 04 894 5095 Adwina.Armstrong@nzta.govt.nz

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