New Zealand Law Society - In-House Senior Legal Advisor - Richmond

In-House Senior Legal Advisor - Richmond

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your legal skills in a dynamic environment?

Our legal team is growing and this permanent senior role may be just what you're after.

Based in Richmond you'll assist our Principal Legal Advisor to provide high quality legal support and advice across all aspects of Tasman District Council's business activities.

As a qualified and experienced lawyer, you will be a pragmatic problem-solver, bringing strong interpersonal skills and possessing a collaborative approach to working relationships both internally and with external legal providers to ensure the best outcomes are met for Council.

The role is diverse and interesting - you'll be expected to provide solutionfocused advice on a broad range of topics including local government law, environmental and resource management, planning, building and
development, public and administrative law, dispute resolution and litigation, commercial, contract and procurement matters, property law, and a whole host of other challenging issues that fall within Council's functions. Experience in local or central government will be advantageous but not essential, although you must be eligible to hold a practising certificate.

In exchange for your talents, we offer you a flexible work environment with a stimulating and varied work programme, plenty of opportunities for professional development, and a benefits package to suit your personal preferences. The salary range for this position is $89,497 - 105,255.

You can view the full details, and submit your application online at or for more information contact the Human Resources Team on Ph. 03 543 8393.

Applications close 16 September 2020.

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