Corporate Commercial Junior Lawyer – EY Law
Auckland, All, New Zealand
3d ago

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you.

And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY Law is part of the expanding EY legal network, an international law firm with offices in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas with a truly global footprint, comprising over 3,500 lawyers across 80 countries.

Whether acting for a client in a single legal capacity or as part of a formal multi-service EY engagement, you will have the chance to work on a range of interesting and varied matters to help shape and inform the most pressing issues for our clients to help answer tomorrow’s problems today.

You will work in a collaborative and entrepreneurial environment where you’ll have the freedom to innovate for clients and shape your career through our comprehensive development programs to help you be the best version of yourself, both inside and outside of work.

Your key responsibilities

  • Involvement in corporate and commercial transactions both domestic and international; including conducting due diligence and drafting transaction documentation
  • Providing technical legal advice
  • Contract drafting on a range of commercial matters
  • Developing relationships with key members of other services lines within EY
  • Skills and attributes for success

    To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong research and drafting skills with the ability to work with pace
  • Excellent business writing and analytical skills
  • The ability to deliver legal advice in a clear succinct manner that makes sense to non-lawyers
  • Natural ability to build rapport
  • Committed self-learner who can be agile and resilient in an ever-changing environment
  • Natural interest and curiosity in technology and the development of law
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An exposure to transactions, due diligence and / or contractual drafting
  • Experience working with the Big 4
  • What we offer

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Continuous learning : personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.

    We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

    The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

    EY Building a better working world

    The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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