New Zealand Law Society - Legal Counsel - Litigation

Legal Counsel - Litigation

  • Job satisfaction, top rewards and professional development
  • Challenging and stimulating work
  • Progressive equal opportunity employer

This is an ideal first inhouse move for a talented intermediate litigator.

About the role

Here is a fantastic opportunity for a litigator to move inhouse and join a team who love what they do and the organisation they work for.  This role will ensure your litigation skills develop further in a high quality inhouse environment working on a great range of matters. 

ASB Bank invite a Legal Counsel to join the Business Services legal team in this newly created role. Reporting to the Head of Litigation and Disputes, you will partner with stakeholders to provide pragmatic and timely advice and guidance on legal, risk and compliance issues.

Your day will traverse regulatory issues, civil proceedings, technology, and compliance, and you will enjoy the opportunity to be involved in some fantastic cases on a wide variety of issues whilst upskilling as a valued Legal Counsel.

This is great move for a career conscious litigator who wants the best of job satisfaction, top remuneration and rewards, and professional development all in one fantastic inhouse role.

What we’re looking for

  • 4-7 years' PQE good quality relevant litigation experience and a NZ legal practising certificate
  • Sound academic transcript and desire to develop your legal skills further
  • Collaborative, team spirited, can-do attitude

About the company

ASB’s purpose of accelerating the financial progress of all New Zealanders is the why behind everything they do. As they continue to evolve against a backdrop of rapidly changing customer needs, regulation and technologies, their Legal Services team is more important than ever. Join this team as they strive to make a real difference in the lives of ASB customers, communities, the environment, and the New Zealand economy.

How do I apply?

Apply online. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1245892.

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 |

Lara Gordon BA LLB

021 207 6511 |

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