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Corporate & Commercial lawyer | Senior

  • Location:

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Sector:

    Private Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    nzlegal@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -022018-59140_1605430786

  • Published:

    14 November 2020

  • Expiry date:

    14 January 2021

Based in the CBD, this senior commercial lawyer role involves working primarily with 2 specialist partners as part of a full service firm. There is a consistent workflow and, due to growth, the firm is looking to hire a Senior Associate level (or experienced Senior Solicitor) Commercial lawyer to be a safe pair of hands to help manage files from end to end with partnership support. The firm has modern working practices (flexibility / part time is possible also if needed) and their clients range from large multinational businesses, to start-ups and growing businesses as well as assisting high net worth individuals.

The work itself would involve:

  • general commercial contracting and negotiations (procurement agreements, supply contracts, licensing and shareholder arrangements)
  • acting for start ups and angel investments
  • corporate structuring work
  • joint ventures and partnership arrangements
  • general corporate advisory work
  • technology, telecommunications and media related work
  • commercial leasing
  • M&A work to a lesser degree

Perhaps you're at a larger firm at the Senior Solicitor level and feeling blocked from advancement or you're wanting a greater variety of work and client relationship management responsibilities. Likewise, you may be looking to join a close-knit team where you will be valued for the work you do and can work closely with your clients.

You will have 5-10 years solid experience in the corporate / commercial law area within a reputable law firm in NZ (or also gained experience overseas). Decent academics and commercial nous is required.

NZ qualified lawyers looking to return from the UK or Australia are of interest, as well as those working in-house interested in a move back into private practice for the right role.

To find out more, call Anand Ranchhod on 027 2746 186 or email your CV to aranchhod@cobaltrecruitment.com or by clicking APPLY now.