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Senior Corporate Lawyer

Location: Wellington

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. 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 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.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and enthusiastic corporate lawyer with strong private practice experience and 5+ years' PQE to join our Wellington Corporate Advisory team. Reporting to Cath Shirley-Brown, you will work on a variety of corporate and commercial matters, including public and private M&A, joint venture and shareholder arrangements. Find out more about our Corporate Advisory practice group here.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of employee benefits, including a wellness subsidy, a solicitor allowance, a phone allowance, an extensive learning and development programme, and a variety of social events.

About you

We are looking for an experienced lawyer with:

  • 5+ years' PQE
  • private practice experience in a top tier environment
  • corporate and M&A expertise
  • great communication and interpersonal skills
  • a solid academic record

The successful candidate will be appointed as a Senior Solicitor or Senior Associate, depending on years of experience.

Apply now

For more information, or to discuss this opportunity please email Alex Barrett, Talent Advisor, [email protected] or 09 367 8382.  

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