Senior Solicitor / Senior Associate - Construction (Front End)

  • ClassificationPrivate practice
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationAuckland, New Zealand
  • Posted on27 Jul 2016
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MinterEllisonRuddWatts has the largest Construction specific team in New Zealand and is also recognised internationally as a top ranked (Band 1) construction practice in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 Directory, with four partners and over 20 staff.

Our specialised front end construction team is at the forefront, advising industry leaders on all aspects of their major projects. You will work closely with an impressive and growing client base including large listed companies, financial institutions, central government, and private business. This role offers you the opportunity to develop solid experience across a range of industries, including the energy sector.

Advising on construction and development projects, you will enjoy frequent client contact which brings the opportunity to establish strong client relationships.

Senior Solicitor candidates will have a background of around 4-6 years' experience and Senior Associate candidates will have 7+ years' experience. We are seeking candidates with relevant front end (non-contentious) construction experience and solid academics.

The team is committed, energetic, and highly-capable. Not only do they achieve excellent results, but they also have a lot of fun along the way. Bring your sense of humour and team approach, and you will thrive in this team.

About us:

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is one of New Zealand's leading, full-service law firms with a history dating back 130 years. We are a local and trusted law advisor with offices in Auckland and Wellington and part of the global Minter Ellison legal group, which is amongst the largest in the world. We are proud to be a New Zealand Law Firm with a global outlook. The Minter Ellison Legal Group is one of the largest legal groups across Australia and New Zealand, employing more than 280 partners and 1000 legal staff in 14 offices across four countries including New Zealand, Australia, The People's Republic of China, and the United Kingdom.

Our vision is to be the best firm to work with, and in. We're known for being technically excellent – but more than that - we're seen as the advisers that listen and understand a client's business before delivering the best solution. We offer access to some of the country's most high profile projects, providing you the opportunity to help shape New Zealand's future, with a team of people you'll love working with.

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For further information please contact Kiri Sullivan, Senior People & Performance Advisor – / +64 (9) 353 9991

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