New Zealand Law Society - Legal Counsel - Construction - Auckland

Legal Counsel - Construction - Auckland

  • Join one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies
  • Range of construction-related work and career development opportunities -
  • Thrive in an environment of collaboration and continuous improvement

Here is your opportunity to join a collegial and high performing legal team, enjoy being part of a fantastic team of colleagues who will support you in your development.

About the role
This is a fantastic opportunity for an intermediate lawyer to move in house.  You will join a well-established team and work closely with high performing, senior front and back end construction lawyers who will support you in your development. Together, you will provide practical legal advice and support on all aspects of the business of Fletcher Building including advising on general commercial and construction contracts, tender negotiations, project delivery and construction disputes.

Reporting to the divisional General Counsel, you will have exposure to all construction business units and a wide range of construction projects.  As an enthusiastic and collaborative team player you will fit right into a fantastic, collegiate legal team. Working together, you will be part of something worthwhile - making better places for generations to come.

What we’re looking for:

  • You will have a strong LLB degree with between 3 – 8 years’ PQE and will hold or be entitled to hold a current New Zealand legal practising certificate. Previous in-house and top tier law firm experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Excellent construction contracts law knowledge and experience in reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Construction dispute resolution experience preferred
  • A solutions focused and proactive approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and confidence at all levels of the business

About the company
Fletcher Building is dual listed on the NZX and ASX and employs over 14,000 people in New Zealand, Australia and the South Pacific.  Their operations span manufacturing, distribution and retail, home building, and major construction and infrastructure projects.

Committed to developing the capability of their people, this is your opportunity to join an award-winning legal team in a values centric business that helps communities thrive every day.

How do I apply? 

Apply now! Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1457649. 

We have a range of terrific inhouse and private practice roles for lawyers at all levels.  If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to hear about what else is available, give us a call.  We’d love to hear from you. 

Kathryn Cross BMus LLB
027 700 8049 |

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