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Employment Solicitor

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ approximately 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.

Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and what we do. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff.

Russell McVeagh's employment team are industry leaders in employment law, health and safety, and industrial relations, regularly providing advice to New Zealand's largest employers.  The partner, Kylie Dunn, is recognised as a leading lawyer in labour and employment law in New Zealand. 

About the role

Our employment team are going through a period of growth, so we have an exciting opportunity for two solicitors with 2 – 8 years' experience to join our Auckland based team.  Experience in employment law is preferred, but is not essential.  You will join an enthusiastic and high achieving team, who are committed to supporting each other and their clients. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm that is committed to developing your career, fostering a positive working environment, and focusing on work-life balance.  We understand that you will have commitments outside of work, so flexible and part-time work options are available.

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:

  • 2 – 8 years' experience (employment law experience is preferred but not essential)
  • Top marks in their law degree
  • Drive, ambition, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to apply

For more information, or a confidential chat, please email Judy Whiddett or call 09 367 8024.

To apply, please submit you CV, a brief cover letter, and copy of your transcript.