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Employment Lawyer | Senior

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  • Sector:

    Private Practice

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  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -032018-59811_1591942089

  • Published:

    11 June 2020

  • Expiry date:

    11 August 2020

Join a strong employer brand in the market, working within a full service CBD practice, taking a lead role on the employment law side. You will work with both commercial and litigation partners on both contentious and advisory related employment law matters. The ability to work with HR professionals in corporates is key and some union related experience would be a bonus.

The practice is growing and has a need for a senior employment lawyer where there are good career advancement prospects for the right person. This is a role where you'll get to work with a decent level of autonomy in providing employment advice to clients in a range of industry sectors as well as representing clients (predominantly employer based) in personal grievance claims.

You will be someone with a solid employment law background (6 or 7+ years) and part of your background may involve broader litigation work - there is scope to get involved in some civil litigation work over time if that's of interest. The team is looking for someone who can has strong client relationship management skills. You'll also be able to regularly attend mediations, the ERA and advocate on behalf of your clients in a professional manner.

Perhaps you're a NZ qualified lawyer returning from overseas and want to join a quality practice where you get good work exposure, or perhaps you're looking to move to a practice that will allow you to take more of a lead role where you can work with autonomy - whichever the case, get in touch to find out more. If y

Flexible and part time working arrangements can be accomodated - there is the option for this to be a contract or permanent role as there's a business case for both.

To find out more, contact Anand Ranchhod on 027 2746 186 or email your CV and academic record by clicking ÁPPLY' now. All discussions will be treated with the strictest of confidence.