Senior Legal Counsel – Construction

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on10 Sep 2019
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About the role

Reporting to the Divisional General Counsel, you will join a collegial and high performing legal team providing practical and commercial legal advice to the construction businesses.  Variety is guaranteed, as you will provide legal advice and support during tender processes, on the negotiation of construction contracts, project delivery issues, and construction disputes.   There is also scope for this role to encompass advice on general contracting, procurement, environmental, and health and safety issues.

What we’re looking for:

  • At least 10 years’ PQE, with private practice and (ideally although not essential) inhouse experience, and a current NZ practising certificate
  • Sound experience dealing with a variety of general construction disputes, ideally including PPP experience
  • Experience acting for a Contractor on Infrastructure/Engineering projects preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and confidence at all levels of the business

In this role you will enjoy challenging and diverse work helping to rebuild the Construction business as it implements its future-focused strategy.

About the company

Fletcher Construction is a major civil and commercial construction contractor in New Zealand and the South Pacific. Part of Fletcher Building, one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies, Fletcher Construction aims to create environments that make life better, everyday.

How do I apply? 

Click on “Apply Now”. Alternatively, contact us directly and quote reference number 885768. 

We have a range of inhouse and private practice roles for lawyers at all levels.  If this role isn’t for you but you’d like to hear about what else is available, give us a call.  We’d love to hear from you. 


Kathryn Cross BMus LLB

027 700 8049 |


Enjel Phoon BA LLB

027 232 1044 |


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