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Junior Litigation lawyer

  • Location:

    Auckland

  • Sector:

    Private Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    nzlegal@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -042020-70468_1591564267

  • Published:

    07 June 2020

  • Expiry date:

    06 August 2020

Our client is a busy South Auckland firm currently expanding their litigation team and looking to hire an ambitious junior lawyer. You will be involved in interesting litigation matters ranging from claims under the Treaty and Maori Land Court matters, resource management related issues and the opportunity to do some criminal work over time. This is a place where you can develop your advocacy skills. You will have good written communications skills with an overall positive and can-do attitude to your work.

The firm is looking for applicants who can actively demonstrate a genuine interest within this area of disputes work - those that may have completed university papers in immigration and refugee law, international law, environmental law or papers covering indigenous rights are of particular interest.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 0 -2 years' PQE - experience can come from litigation or other practice areas within NZ;
  • Good academic grades;
  • Studied relevant papers at university as listed above; and
  • Admitted to the bar in NZ (or at the very least be soon to be admitted and completed Profs already).

Please note - we cannot accept applications from non-NZ residents/citizens that are currently outside of NZ, those applicants without the legal right to work in NZ at present or any candidates that do not meet the above minimum requirements.

Please include your academic transcript with your application - a cover letter is not required.

Our client is hiring - don't miss out on this opportunity - click 'APPLY' now to submit your CV and academic transcript.