Legal Counsel
Tonkin & Taylor
Auckland CBD, NZ
5d ago

Mō tō mātou āhuatanga Who we are

Tonkin + Taylor is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges.

We are proudly a New Zealand, employee-owned company and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

Become an integral member of our team at Tonkin + Taylor (T+T), where your hard work and positive work ethic will be rewarded!

Kei te hiahia mātou ki ōu We want your skills

Due to the significant growth of our businesses, we are looking for a self-motivated lawyer with strong commercial contract skills and at least 3-7 years' post qualification experience to join our dynamic risk management team.

As a member of our group legal team, you will be based in Auckland and primarily responsible for providing legal advice and support to our businesses.

You will manage a complex and challenging range of tasks including negotiating and reviewing a wide range of agreements, providing legal support to our project teams, managing claims and dispute resolution, and supporting the management and continuous improvement of our compliance, quality and risk systems.

This is an outstanding opportunity to further develop your legal skills, working on high quality projects within this leading organisation.

At T+T we offer an environment in which innovation, technical rigour and achievement of results are rewarded. With our commitment to training, we will support your career needs and provide opportunities for development.

We provide a positive workplace that values teamwork, integrity and work / life balance.

Na tōu rourou What you'll bring

  • You will have gained experience in commercial contract law either in a relevant in-house environment or a reputable law firm.
  • Experience working in-house in the consulting engineering and / or construction sectors will be an advantage.

  • You will be pragmatic, commercially astute, a great communicator and possess the proven ability to develop strong and productive relationships within the business setting.
  • You will be pro-active, keen to learn and develop, and happy to work autonomously with support.
  • You must have relevant tertiary legal qualifications and a current New Zealand practising certificate (or ability to obtain one).
  • Ngā Hua Our benefits

  • Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects; T+T are involved in a number of large-scale infrastructure projects, as well as smaller community focused projects
  • A highly supportive team environment where you are encouraged to pave your own career path that caters to your ambitions
  • Professional memberships and continued education support
  • A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
  • Internal training programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • $500 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
  • A very active social club
  • Free fruit baskets and morning teas (we love morning teas at T+T!)
  • Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices
  • We embrace flexible working at T+T and aim to work in a way that serves the needs of our people, clients and communities.

    Our flexible working culture enables us to work flexibly to create better work and life experiences. We welcome applicants who wish to work part-time or flexible hours.

    Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero For more information, check out our website

    APPLY NOW! Or for further information on T+T, go to : +T is not only a place to work - it's a place where your work will make a difference.

    Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values at T+T, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy.

    We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

    T+T have a partnership with Rainbow Tick and are actively working towards accreditation - we absolutely welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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