New Zealand Law Society - Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate Corporate

Senior Solicitor/Senior Associate Corporate

Location: Auckland or Hamilton

Are you a dynamic lawyer with a passion for venture capital looking to join an award-winning law firm with a rich, family-like team culture? This role can be based in either our Auckland or Hamilton office.

Inside T|W you’ll be surrounded by and connected with the best talent, working for great clients on some of the most challenging legal work. We are as committed to being the legal firm of choice for our people as we are for our clients, and we have a track record of building careers and success, combined with providing a great lifestyle for those on our team.

This is an ideal opportunity to further advance your career and to be part of a collaborative culture that invests in and rewards its people. The team that you will be joining specialises in strategic legal advice for corporate and finance transactions, with significant experience in M & A, capital markets, banking/finance, and infrastructure matters.

If you join us you will:

Work with a great client base, both nationally and internationally, and build strong client relationships
Have the opportunity to work on major corporate transactions, such as acting for private equity firms and corporates on their most significant transactions
Have a range of significant capital markets transactions, including IPOs and takeovers
Be drafting and negotiating unique and sophisticated commercial contracts and agreements for high profile clients including some of New Zealand’s largest businesses
Provide specialist advice on significant and complex corporate and governance issues

We are looking for someone who:

Has a passion for working with ‘start-up’ business
Has a strong interest in the technology sector
Has had Merger and Acquisitions experience
Has solid experience as a corporate/commercial lawyer, who is wanting to step up in a supportive environment
Has excellent communication skills as you will be working with a fantastic client base
Has a flexible mind and is ambitious for continuous opportunities for responsibility and learning, while being trusted and supported to deliver results.

About us

Recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading law firms, Tompkins Wake is the law firm at the centre of New Zealand’s economic and commercial heartland with offices in Hamilton, Auckland, Rotorua and Tauranga. We are nationally focused and globally connected as the exclusive New Zealand member of Multilaw, an elite global network of independent leading law firms. Our diversity fuels our culture and we are proud to be a Rainbow Tick certified workplace and a signatory to the New Zealand Law Society Gender Equality Charter Tūtohinga Ira Tangata Ōrite. We are committed to not only developing best practices on inclusion and diversity, but also leading for the benefit of our people and the legal profession.

What we offer

In addition to a structured career pathway, T|W offers a wide range of benefits for our people to manage their work/life balance. As a recognised employer of choice, we pride ourselves on providing an environment where our people thrive, personally and professionally, and can be their best at work and at home.

A competitive remuneration package will be paid in line with skills and experience. Please ensure you include a cover letter and your C.V when applying.

Please click here to apply.

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