A rare vacancy has opened up for a solicitor or senior solicitor to join our growing RMA team in Christchurch. Whether you are a local lawyer looking for the next step in your career, or you are in another part of the country looking to relocate to Christchurch, we are keen to chat about this career opportunity with you.
As part of a tight-knit team, you will work alongside Special Counsel Cedric Carranceja, Senior Associate Jenna Silcock and the wider national resource management team on the full spectrum of Resource Management Act matters including RMA consenting, designations, district and regional planning, appeals and enforcement. Our team has appeared in the Environment Court, High Court and Court of Appeal and before the Independent hearings panels. You would be joining New Zealand's largest national RMA practice which will provide unrivalled opportunities for collaboration, professional development, access to top clients and exposure to market leading matters.
In this role you will assist in providing advice, advocacy and dispute resolution to local authority, infrastructure, corporate, and private clients on resource management and local government matters. You will be involved with a variety of intellectually challenging matters that will allow you to successfully develop and progress your legal career in a collaborative and supportive environment.
What matters to us
We value people who bring a different perspective, who are passionate, curious, and innovative. To be successful in this role, you would ideally:
What we offer
A career with us gives you the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients within internationally recognised teams, alongside some of New Zealand's leading legal talent to shape the future of resource management in New Zealand. We offer:
Our culture and the focus on collaboration is the foundation of who we are. In joining us, you will feel valued, connected, and supported. You will work in a collaborative environment where you can grow while feeling balanced in your personal and professional life. We bring the highest quality approach to everything we do and measure our success by the exceptional experiences we provide. Our purpose is to empower our people to be extraordinary and in turn, help our clients achieve extraordinary things.
If you have experience working with the RMA and are interested in developing your career in an exciting and evolving area of law, we would love to review your application. Email your CV and transcript to apply for the role. If you would like to have a confidential discussion about the role, reach out to Harri (talent attraction specialist) on +64 9 363 0607 or on LinkedIn.
We look forward to you joining our team and being part of our success. Together we grow, Ka tipu tahi tatau.
Buddle Findlay is recruiting directly for this role and is only accepting direct applications at this stage.