Auckland Council
Auckland, NZ
17h ago
  • Specialise as a public lawyer in Auckland.
  • Join our team of specialist public lawyers working on the big issues facing Auckland.
  • Make a meaningful impact and contribute to your city.
  • Work in a team committed to balance and flexibility whilst achieving excellent outcomes.
  • Auckland Council is Australasia’s largest local authority serving over 1.6 million people. Our Legal Services team plays a significant role in working to make Auckland a great place to live and a world-class city.

    We are looking for a Solicitor to join our collaborative, dynamic and high performing Public Law team.

    He angitūtanga : The opportunity

    We are a team of specialist public lawyers working in a flexible, collaborative, and supportive environment.

    This is an incredible opportunity to utilise your expertise across the spectrum of public law issues within a complex organisation.

    The work is varied and high-quality with the potential to specialise in your areas of interest. In the last 12 months we have been involved in high-profile judicial reviews, complex human rights claims, and Te Tiriti o Waitangi issues.

    As a trusted advisor to the wider organisation, you will be responsible for providing sound and robust legal advice on a wide range of public law matters.

    You will be adaptable, able to work with a degree of autonomy and be able to garner the respect of a wide range of stakeholders within and external to the organisation.

    You will play a critical role in ensuring that at all times Auckland Council acts lawfully, fairly and is open and transparent.

    He kōrero mōu : About you

    You’ll have a minimum of 2 years' legal experience preferably in public law and a real passion for public law issues. With political and organisational acumen, you will have a confident and collaborative working style.

    This is an opportunity to utilise your interpersonal and relationship building skills while working across a large and varied portfolio.

    You will be focused on solutions and be able to support the organisation in managing risk and thinking proactively.

    Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou : What we offer

    In return, we will offer you a very flexible working environment, the knowledge and support of other like-minded professionals and an enthusiastic and hard-working team to work with.

    If you are seeking a role that offers you variety, challenge and the opportunity to make a positive impact while working in a collaborative and fun environment, apply now.

    Applications close : Friday 18th June 2021

    Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

    If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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