Employment Lawyer - Part-time hours

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary$100,000 ~ $125,000
  • Work typePart-time
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on24 Jul 2019
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  • Variety and challenge
  • Flexibility
  • 7-10 years' PQE

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time specialist employment lawyer to join the Disputes legal team within ASB's high performing, supportive, and collegial in-house legal team.  This role is 24 hours per week, with opportunities to work flexibly.

The Disputes legal team assists ASB teams with managing contentious and non-contentious litigation, disputes, and regulatory investigations.  It also provides legal advice and support in relation to employment law and employment relations issues.  You should have a background in employment and health and safety law, be a strategic thinker, and enjoy a variety of work.

The role:

  • The primary contact for sound, timely and effective legal advice on various employment and health and safety matters, including employment investigations, bank policies and processes, bargaining, and employment law change.
  • Legal advice and support for general disputes matters, including complaints, court proceedings, and regulatory change.
  • Liaise and represent ASB with external lawyers and advisers, and industry organisations as required.

The requirements:

You are technically excellent.  You are also a lateral thinker who enjoys working in a collaborative way, comfortable thinking on your feet, and who enjoys working in a fast paced environment.  You will need to be able to develop and maintain effective relationships, including with ASB's People and Culture team. You must hold, or be eligible to hold, a practising certificate as a lawyer in New Zealand and have approximately 7-10 years' relevant private practice or in-house experience. 

The Opportunity:

Add to the mix a range of staff banking benefits including discounted mortgage rates, banking and insurance discounts, you'll be joining a group of people who love what they do and the organisation they work for. This is an ideal opportunity to be part of a supportive team and gain high quality experience at one of New Zealand's most reputable financial services organisations.

We are an organisation that truly embraces diversity and inclusion, As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we cultivate a flexible and supportive work environment that meets the needs of our people and our business.

For further information please see position description attached and submit an online application today.


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