Competition Lawyer

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ approximately 320 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we operate. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our people. 

About the role

Led by Troy Pilkington one of New Zealand's leading competition lawyers, our Competition team is recognised both locally and internationally as experts in their field. Their work is diverse and some of the most challenging and complex in the market.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced competition solicitor to join our award-winning team.  You'll join a high performing close-knit team with a supportive culture that's committed to supporting your development. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of employee benefits including an annual wellness subsidy, team charity days, a phone allowance, and ongoing training that is second-to-none.

About You

We're looking for solicitors with:
  • experience in competition law (or a related field)
  • a strong understanding of the Commerce Act
  • top marks in their law degree
  • drive, ambition and a desire to grown and learn
  • a great attitude
The position a successful candidate will be appointed to will vary depending on their experience.

For more information, or to discuss this opportunity with a member of our HR team, please email [email protected]

Before starting your application we recommend having the following prepared: CV and academic transcript.