Russell McVeagh is New Zealand's premier law firm committed to operating at the cutting edge of legal practice. Our award-winning team of lawyers across Auckland | Tāmaki Makaurau and Wellington | Te Whanganui-a-Tara are internationally recognised for their thought leadership, depth of experience and ability to translate complex legal issues into client success stories.
We work on New Zealand's most significant and highly complex transactions, many of which have cross-border considerations. This includes transactions for major corporates, Government projects of national significance, and key infrastructure projects to help shape New Zealand.
Our values of Respect | Manaaki, Curiosity | Māhirahira, Excellence | Whai hiranga and Tenacity | Whakapau kaha reflect who we are and how we work together.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor with 4+ years experience to join our Corporate Advisory team.
You'll be working across a number of different partners, all recognised as experts in their fields and get exposure to some of the most interesting and complex work in New Zealand. You will join a close-knit team with a supportive culture that's committed to developing your career. You will also have the opportunity to be part of exciting and innovative cultural initiatives as we grow, and evolve into the future.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work within a supportive, ambitious, growing and energetic team and would like to join an award-winning full-service firm, we would like to hear from you.
The successful candidate will have:
- 4+ years' experience in corporate or commercial law
- Top marks in their law degree
- Drive, ambition and excellent interpersonal skills
The successful candidate will be appointed as a Senior Solicitor or Senior Associate, depending on years of experience.
We offer a wide range of employee benefits focused on supporting our people to succeed and thrive, some of which include:
- Competitive remuneration package;
- Support, coaching, and considered training and development programmes;
- Annual wellness subsidy, phone allowance, and talent referral bonus incentives; and
- Team charity days, sports days, annual ball, and regular team events.
For more information, or to discuss this opportunity please email our Talent Advisor, Ana Allid.
Before starting your application we recommend having the following prepared: CV and academic transcript.