Job title: Senior Banking & Finance Lawyer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: AoG Participating Agency
Expertise: Legal
Salary type: Annual
Location: Auckland & Wellington
Job published: 22-07-2021
Job ID: 39700

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced lawyer to join a high performing and fast paced team in one of New Zealand’s regulators. This position will see you providing high quality legal advice both internally and to the organisation’s regulated markets and is an opportunity to use your understanding of banking and finance law in a different and exciting context.

The opportunity

This role in one of NZ’s regulatory authorities is responsible for the provision of high-quality legal advice and expertise to support the organisation’s regulatory functions, assisting front line staff in responding efficiently and effectively to issues, and advising on the use of regulatory tools in response to non-compliance. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to policy development on an ongoing basis.

Working as part of a collaborative team based across Auckland and Wellington, you will develop your skills and knowledge and work for an organisation that makes a genuine impact on the lives of ordinary New Zealanders. This organisation offers a highly supportive culture and significant opportunities for work/life balance alongside a varied and intellectually stimulating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Key requirements

You will have experience in banking and finance law and the ability to explain sometimes highly complex issues in accessible terms. A team player, you will be comfortable coaching more junior staff members but also have the confidence to advise at the most senior levels of the organisation.

You will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and will be able to operate autonomously. Influencing at the senior level is a critical part of this role. You will also be able to demonstrate your ability to pragmatically solve problems and drive processes to conclusions.

In return you will take on a new role in a supportive team working to regulate a critical part of New Zealand’s economy. This is a chance to make the position your own!

If you are ready to take the next step in your legal career apply now!

For more information contact Jenny Groom on 021 429 114 or To apply, please submit your CV via the button below.