Rōia Taituarā - Assistant Crown Counsel, Crown Legal Risk Group at Crown Law Office, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō mātou - About us
Crown Law provides legal advice and representation to the Government in matters that affect everyone in Aotearoa. Our mahi ranges from the enforcement of criminal law, to the protection of revenue, to matters of human rights and te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi. Our counsel appear at all levels of court in Aotearoa, including various tribunals, the District Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. More information about our mahi can be found on our website: www.crownlaw.govt.nz
Crown Law values diversity, inclusion, work-life balance and flexibility, and prides itself on creating opportunities for our team to grow. We strive to put te Tiriti and te ao Māori at the heart of everything we do so having knowledge and understanding of te reo and tikanga Māori is recognised and valued within the organisation.
How we work and engage with others is guided by Our Ways of Working:
- We take pride in all we do
- We value our differences
- We look after the mana of people
- We recognise our impact on others
- We care about each other
Mō te Tūranga - About the role
As Assistant Crown Counsel, you will be immersed in meaningful, high-quality work which will give you exposure to all parts of government. Our senior counsel will provide you with guidance and support across a diverse range of matters while you gain practical litigation experience and assist with the provision of advice to government and central government organisations. This role is in the public law team that focuses on social services and employment, although there will also be opportunities to work with other teams across Crown Law (and often with other agencies).
This is an exciting opportunity for junior lawyers with a spirit of public service who are looking to develop a career in the law and contribute to the broader community. We would like to speak to people from diverse backgrounds, and with a range of skill-sets - interpersonal, practical problem-solving and analytical skills.
Our leadership role within the Government Legal Network will enable you to access a range of professional development opportunities as well as work as part of a broader network of approximately 1,200 lawyers working in the public sector.
Ngā ture e pā ana ki te Mate Urutā - Covid-19 vaccination requirements:
Crown Law strongly encourages its employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19. As a part of the job application process, we ask that applicants voluntarily disclose their vaccination status. Where disclosed, the information is held anonymously, without names. The reason for this is so that we are able to keep sight of our organisational vaccination baseline over coming months, as the Covid-19 environment continues to change at pace.
Tēnā tonoa mai - Apply now
Crown Law welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the relevant criteria. We select people to join our team based on merit, and with disregard to any gender, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religious or ethnical beliefs, disability, marital or family status, age or sexual orientation.
To be considered for a position at Crown Law, you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand and you will be required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records Check. You must also hold a current practising certificate issued by the New Zealand Law Society or be able to obtain one before or soon after starting at Crown Law.
All applications must include a covering letter, curriculum vitae and any other documentation you would like to submit to support your application and evidence of your skills and experience.
This position is Wellington based.
Access requirements and/or whānau support will be taken into account when arranging interviews.
To apply, please use the following link: Apply here
If you have any questions, please contact HR@crownlaw.govt.nz
For a copy of the job description visit 2022.03.04---PD---Assistant-Crown-Counsel.pdf
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Crown Law Office|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Category:||Legal & courts|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
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