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Legal and Research Advisor

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Legal & courts
Auckland City
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Legal and Research Advisor (Permanent, Full time)

Vacancy MoJ/1290777


Showcase your excellent legal research and writing skills, proactive attitude and exceptional communication skills to support the Tribunals' team and judiciary.

The Tribunals Unit provides support services to 28 tribunals, each with functions and powers to hear and resolve disputes between parties.  The Legal and Research Advisor plays a key role in the day-to-day support of the Tribunals Unit.  This particular role supports the judiciary and operational teams of various tribunals, with a primary focus on the Legal Complaints Review Officer.

Duties include interpreting relevant legislative provisions, completing timely legal research and analysis, communicating your legal opinion, verbally and in writing, and proofreading legal documents with a good eye for detail.

You are an excellent communicator, have good computer skills and a proven ability to provide quality and timely legal research services.  With strong attention for detail and exceptional organisation skills, you are proactive and friendly.  You work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and are flexible, calm, resilient and able to take direction.  You must have completed a Bachelor of Law Degree and have some experience or interest in dealing with legal issues in the legal complaints area.

Salary starting from $55,495–$65,287.

APPLY and complete the application form, attaching your CV and cover letter.  Applications close on 27 August 2017. 

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