New Zealand Law Society - Senior Legal Counsel Auckland or Christchurch

Senior Legal Counsel Auckland or Christchurch

Leverage your commercial contracts experience and partner with world class leaders on interesting work in a workplace that’s friendly and flexible.

Senior Legal Counsel

  • Interested in technology and innovation?
  • Supportive and collaborative team of award winning inhouse lawyers!
  • Report to a remarkable GC who’s on the executive leadership team

About the role

As Senior Legal Counsel in this innovative business, you will partner with stakeholders across the business to drive the company’s strategy and manage its risk.

With the legal function operating as a shared service across business units, the work is varied and challenging. In addition to drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts (from consulting and supply contracts through to licensing and IT agreements), you’ll advise on operational issues as well as on applicable laws and regulations, and provide training to the business. With stakeholders across New Zealand, some domestic travel is involved.

This business is open to part time and flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.

What we’re looking for

  • Minimum 5 years’ PQE with inhouse experience.
  • Experience with commercial contracts and ideally also IP and IT.
  • Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, particularly with statutory and regulatory frameworks.

If you’re agile and adaptable, positive and pragmatic, we’d love to hear from you.

About the company

This is an innovative business that’s making a difference on the global stage. You’ll engage with an executive leadership team who are word class leaders and partner with stakeholders who are smart and sophisticated, deeply connected to the purpose of what they do.

How do I apply?

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 1192932.

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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