Litigation Lawyer

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Widely regarded as New Zealand’s premier law firm, we are committed to operating on the cutting edge of legal practice and being champions for our clients’ strategic goals. Our lawyers are the best in their fields and recognised internationally for their expertise. Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together.
 
Russell McVeagh has one of New Zealand's leading Litigation teams, which acts in some of New Zealand's most high-profile disputes.

About the role

Our Auckland Litigation team has an exciting opportunity for a litigator with 3+ years' general litigation experience.  You will have excellent exposure to a wide variety of complex commercial disputes and contentious regulatory matters, including in relation to mergers and acquisitions, financial services, property and insurance.
 
The team is led by Marika Eastwick-Field and Will Irving.  You will work with and learn from the best, and get exposure to some of the most interesting and complex commercial disputes work in New Zealand.  You will join an enthusiastic and high achieving team, and a firm that is committed to developing your career and fostering a positive working environment.

About you

We are looking for a solicitor with:

  • 3+ years' general litigation experience

  • A strong academic record

  • Drive, ambition and positive attitude

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 and development opportunities
 

How to apply

For a confidential chat please email Alex Barrett, Talent Advisor, at [email protected] or call 09 367 8382.

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