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Senior Litigation 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. 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.
 
Russell McVeagh has one of New Zealand's leading Litigation teams, and act in some of New Zealand's most high profile disputes.

About the role

Our Wellington Litigation team has an exciting opportunity for a litigator with 4+ general litigation experience to join the team. 
 
The team is led by market leaders – Chris Curran, Emmeline Rushbrook and Nathaniel Walker. You will work with, and learn from the best, and get exposure to some of the most interesting and complex 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.
 
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

About the role

We are looking for a solicitor with:

  • 4+ years' general litigation experience
  • Drive, ambition and positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Top marks in their law degree
The successful candidate will be appointed to Senior Solicitor or Senior Associate role, depending on their years of experience.

How to apply

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

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