Legal Counsel - Commercial

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary$110,000 ~ $140,000
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on14 Jun 2019
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This is a great opportunity within the corporate industry to make your mark on this exciting and developing organisation and industry.   The company is in growth phase and the work is fast-paced and outcome focused.  Our client recognises the importance of balancing  work/life demands: flexible working arrangements are available. 

As an integral member of a highly performing team reporting directly to the General Counsel and Company Secretary, you’ll be responsible for providing risk-based advice on a wide range of issues and improving and enhancing systems with emphasis on legislative and regulatory developments.  You will have extensive commercial law experience across property acquisition, commercial leasing and licence agreements.
This opportunity can also provide the successful candidate the chance to be involved in the privacy space and become an immediate 2IC to the Privacy Officer with operational responsibility in this area.  Privacy and data experience is highly advantageous.
You will need 3-7 years’ solid commercial experience from a reputable high calibre law firm and/or experience with an in-house corporate legal team, together with a current New Zealand practicing certificate.

If you are a confident, knowledgeable decision-maker who ensures that sound legal advice fits with the commercial needs of the business then we want to hear from you!

For further information or a confidential discussion please contact 
Paula Watts, Managing Director of Niche Consulting Group on 09 377 2248. To apply via email, please attach a brief cover letter and CV and send to  

Established in 1994, Niche has been the premier provider of legal talent to the New Zealand market for over twenty years, gaining an excellent reputation across both the public and private sector. Specialising in recruitment for in-house legal teams, top tier legal firms, medium and small sized practices, and Barristers' chambers, Niche is the most widely recognised brand for employment in the legal field and covers the full spectrum of specialist legal positions from qualified solicitors and partners; in-house solicitors through to general counsel and commercial managers.     Further information on Niche can be found on our website


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