New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, Wellington
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 branches 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, to lead the Wellington-based Lawyers Complaints Service (LCS) team.
You will lead and manage the activities of the complaints service staff to ensure the Law Society meets its statutory obligations as required by the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006. You will be responsible for promoting the ongoing development of the team, including training and coaching staff to achieve key performance requirements. The work is challenging, varied and fast-paced, and requires a high level of judgment. This is a full-time permanent position.
The ideal applicant will have:
What we can offer
Become part of an exceptional team in a dynamic organisation, where the work is challenging and rewarding. Your development and growth will be nurtured, and your work recognised and valued.
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.
Other benefits of working at the Law Society include:
Diversity and inclusion are important to us and the Law Society is keen to ensure that appointments reflect Aotearoa New Zealand’s multicultural society. Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds are encouraged.
For a confidential discussion, additional information please contact People & Culture at 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.
Applications close 5pm 28 August 2022.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.