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Solicitor, Prosecutions Support

Employer:
NZ WorkSafe
Job Category:
Legal & courts
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Region:
Wellington
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Posted Date:
26-Mar-2020
Closing Date:
26-Apr-2020
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Job Description

  • Kick start your litigation career with experienced lawyers to guide you
  • Join our collegial and professional team
  • Permanent - Wellington

WorkSafe New Zealand is looking for a Solicitor, Prosecutions Support for our Legal Group in Wellington. This is an opportunity to join our collegial and professional team and play a role in shaping an area of law that directly affects all New Zealanders.

In this position you will be responsible for providing legal support to Solicitors and WorkSafe. You will support the operations of the group in the delivery of cost effective, efficient and high quality legal services.  This will include court appearances as well as:

  • Working with prosecutors and the Inspectorate to support the prosecution process
  • Drafting court documents and preparing disclosure
  • Providing general legal services to WorkSafe, including review of documentation, providing legal advice and undertaking legal research.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be eligible to hold a practising certificate (essential)
  • Have the ability to build strong internal and external relationships
  • Be passionate about making a difference in health and safety
  • Have 1-2 years' legal or public sector experience (an advantage but not essential)

About WorkSafe

WorkSafe is New Zealand's primary workplace health and safety regulator. Our Chief Executive Phil Parkes leads over 550 staff based across New Zealand, who are working to lift health and safety performance.

We offer a supportive team environment, KiwiSaver, free insurance package (Life, Income Protection and Trauma), discounted health insurance, four weeks annual leave plus three days WorkSafe leave, career and professional development opportunities, and flexible work options.  Apply now if this sounds like you.

How to apply

Click the apply button, complete an application form and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter.

For further information please contact careers@worksafe.govt.nz with any queries.  To find out more about WorkSafe go to www.worksafe.govt.nz.

Applications close on Sunday 26 April 2020 (extended from 29 March).

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