New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Auckland
About the Law Society
The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa is the professional body for barristers and solicitors in New Zealand. The Law Society regulates all lawyers practising in New Zealand and is the membership organisation for practising lawyers. With 13 branch offices throughout the country, the Law Society is the Kaitiaki (guardian) of the practise of law in Aotearoa New Zealand and the consumers of legal services.
About the role
We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our Professional Standards department. The Lawyers Complaints Service (LCS) handles complaints about lawyers. Working in the Auckland team of the LCS, the Professional Standards Officer (PSO) performs a key role in assisting in the coordination, processing, and investigation of complaints. The PSO is responsible for:
The work is challenging, varied, and fast-paced, and requires a high level of judgment and integrity. This role is demanding and a high level of resilience is required.
This is a permanent full-time position. It is important that the Law Society can attract, support, and retain quality staff and one of the ways we can achieve this is by offering employees the flexibility to manage their work/life balance. We embrace flexible working to support our staff to deliver their best and achieve a good work life balance.
The ideal applicant will have the following skills and experience:
The Law Society is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion and is keen to ensure that appointments reflect New Zealand’s multicultural society. Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds are encouraged.
For a confidential discussion or additional information about the role please contact the People and Culture team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A copy of the position description can be found here.
If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and submit this together with your cover letter and CV to email@example.com. Please do not apply using the Seek portal as we will only consider applications that have been made to the above email address.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.