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Tax Senior Solicitor

Location: Auckland

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ approximately 350 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices. Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we operate. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff. 

About the role

Our Tax team is New Zealand's strongest legal tax practice, providing a complete range of advice on all types of direct and indirect taxation.

The partner, Fred Ward, is a highly regarded tax specialist and recently received the Best Lawyers™ 2020 New Zealand Tax "Lawyer of the Year" award.  The team has a particular focus on corporate finance work, mergers and acquisitions, and structured investment products.

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior solicitor with 4 - 6 years' experience to join the team.  You will join an enthusiastic and high achieving team, and receive excellent support and mentoring.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join 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 that is second-to-none. 

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • 4 – 6 years experience in tax
  • New Zealand private practice experience 
  • Top marks in their law degree
  • Drive, ambition, and a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to apply

To apply, please email your CV, a brief cover letter, and copy of your transcript to Judy Whiddett (Recruitment Advisor).  

At this stage, we are only accepting applications directly from applicants.