Solicitor - Litigation and Compliance at Maritime New Zealand, Multiple Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Our waterways define so much about life here in Aotearoa. So, it's vital every stretch - from the pristine South Island sounds to the wild West Coast waves - is well looked after. We exercise Kaitiakitanga over the maritime domain, supporting Aotearoa oceans and waterways to be safe, secure, clean and sustainable. Through our organisational strategy Te Korowai o Kaitiakitanga, The Cloak of Stewardship, we're on a multi-year journey to bring together our aroha, work and skills to ensure we can operate more strongly as stewards of the maritime domain.
About the Team:
Our legal team manages a diverse range of commercial, compliance, and public law (including international) matters, providing a broad range of legal services to assist Maritime New Zealand in achieving safe, secure and clean seas including: public law advice on the exercise of statutory functions and powers, international law advice, legal opinion work, contracts, procurement and property law advice, and conducting and managing litigation.
What you'll do:
We are looking for a permanent full-time Solicitor to join our litigation and operations practice, working closely with both the in-house legal team and Crown Solicitors to conduct and manage litigation. You'll be drawing on your sound public law knowledge and experience to provide high level, reliable legal advice to the Director of Maritime New Zealand and staff on inquiries including exercise of statutory powers and functions.
What we're looking for:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- A Bachelor of Laws or higher
- Admission as Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and a current practising certificate (or eligibility to hold one)
- Ideally 3-4 years of post-admission experience
- Sound litigation management experience (prosecutorial, criminal or regulatory would be ideal)
Other good stuff:
You'll be part of an excellent team where you will enjoy great employee benefits and will see plenty of scope to learn, upskill and explore your options. It's satisfying work, and our Legal Services team is part of the engine making it all happen, so if you've been wondering what the next step could or should be in your career, we think it's time to 'navigate your next', here with us.
Please apply on-line directly through the Maritime NZ website by going to Careers with Us. Here you can upload your CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.
For any other enquiries please contact Jo Attewell on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for this role close on 10th February 2023.
Please note that you must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Maritime New Zealand|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Legal & courts|
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