Job title: Senior Associate/Special Counsel (Construction), 6+ years' PQE - AKL
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Legal - Law Firm
Functional Expertise: Legal
Skills: construction litigation dispute resolution backend construction
Salary type: Annual
Location: Head Office, Level 14, PwC Tower, 188 Quay Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
Job published: 20-03-2024
Job ID: 41974

Job Description

The Opportunity

A superb opportunity for a senior lawyer to join this specialist team of construction law experts at Senior Associate or Special Counsel level.

This highly regarded construction law team are experiencing growth and strong work flows and are now looking for a litigator with ideally, 6+ years' experience to join their team.  The disputes are varied ranging from product liability claims, engineering defects, weather tightness issues, building subsidence, payment disputes to breaches of negligence claims and professional indemnity cover issues.  The team act for building and engineering consultants, contractors, specialist subcontractors, developers, and their insurers. Their clients include international and multinational companies, as well as local businesses.  

About you

  • A NZ qualified solicitor with ideally 6+ years' experience (and it could be much more).
  • Some previous experience in back-end construction law (litigation & dispute resolution) would be ideal.  However, our client will consider a general commercial/civil litigator or insurance lawyer with an interest and desire to now specialise in construction litigation.
  • A team player with a "can do" attitude
  • Able to run a file independently, mentor and supervise junior solicitors.

About the firm

This full-service law firm has a strong reputation for excellence within a supportive and collegial environment. This is an opportunity to join a firm that really values its people and offers excellent on-going professional development opportunities. This firm offers unique benefits, including 5 days' extra domestic leave p.a. and flexible working arrangements. They're looking for someone who shares their focus on providing top quality legal advice to their wide range of clients.

How to apply?

To apply click the "Apply" or "I'm Interested" button, or for more information and a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Lee Scott (LLB.BA) on 021 224 9847, quoting Job Ref: 41974.

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