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Competition Lawyers

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms.  We employ over 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together.  We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our people. 

About the role

Our firm's specialist competition practice is highly regarded as pre-eminent in the field of competition and regulatory law in New Zealand.  This is an excellent opportunity to be a key part of the growth and expansion of the team following the recent appointments of Petra Carey and Bradley Aburn to Partnership.  We are looking for solicitors with 2-5 years' experience and 5+ years' experience to join our team at the forefront of transactions.  

Troy Pilkington, Petra Carey and Bradley Aburn and our competition team are recognised both locally and internationally as experts in their field who are recognised for their seamless, forward-thinking, expert, and strategic advice on a variety of matters.  Their work is diverse and some of the most challenging and complex in the market.

About You

We're looking for junior and senior solicitors with a real interest in competition law who has:

  • 2-5 years' experience and 5+ years' experience in competition law (or a related field)

  • a strong understanding of the Commerce Act

  • top marks in their law degree

  • a great attitude and desire to learn in a high performing environment

We have an exciting opportunity for competition solicitors 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.

For further information, please email our Talent Advisor, Alex Barrett, on [email protected]

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