Legal Operations and Litigation Coordinator at Real Estate Authority, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Legal Operations and Litigation Coordinator
Real Estate Authority (REA)
The Real Estate Authority (REA) is the independent government agency that regulates the New Zealand Real Estate Industry. Our purpose is to promote and protect the interests of consumers and promote public confidence in the performance of real estate agency work.
REA is an aspirational regulator that is looking to the future. We have big plans and an exciting future supporting and protecting the interests of people engaged in real estate transactions and raising standards of conduct within the profession. REA recognises diversity is critical to a healthy work environment and goes to the heart of the work we do to understand and engage with diverse communities across NZ.
REA aims to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we work with and serve. We welcome people who bring a range of perspectives, including Māori and Pacific Peoples.
The Legal Operations and Litigation Coordinator is accountable for providing day-to-day co-ordination and support to REA's legal team.
- Supporting our legal operations by registering, processing and forwarding correspondence for the Real Estate Disciplinary Tribunal and legal counsel to relevant staff
- Maintaining information resources such as legal opinion and decision registers
- Providing general administrative assistance including litigation file management and diarising of events
- Preparing, copying and distributing litigation files to REA's legal counsel
- Updating cases in client management and workflow technology systems
- Working closely with our Regulatory Compliance team to co-ordinate advice on CAC complaints and litigation files
- Providing support to the REA Privacy Officer in relation to REA's obligations under the Privacy Act 2020 and assisting REA staff with REA's processes under the Official Information Act;
- Assisting the Legal Team and REA staff with preparing reports and analyses in relation to reporting obligations.
We're looking for someone who is well organised with a strong work ethic as well as experience working in legal, regulatory or case management environment and a knowledge and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
A relevant tertiary qualification and knowledge of regulatory environments would be an advantage but is not essential.
REA's people are welcoming, collaborative and committed to making a difference for New Zealand. You can expect rewarding and complex work in a sector that is critical to New Zealand. A central Wellington CBD location, commitment to staff professional development, and an active social club are some of the benefits of joining the REA team.
We encourage you to apply even if you feel you don't meet all of the selection criteria so we can consider your suitability for the role or other suitable opportunities at REA.
Please let us know if you have any specific access needs to allow you to participate in our recruitment process.
This is an exciting opportunity work in a dynamic team and support diverse New Zealanders to achieve good outcomes in the real estate sector.
For more information contact Andrew Bulled on 0272299949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, complete the application form and submit with your CV. Applications close on 31 January 2023.
Please note, you must have a legal right to work in New Zealand. Successful appointment is conditional upon police vetting and qualification checks.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Real Estate Authority|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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