MinterEllisonRuddWatts is one of New Zealand's leading commercial law firms. We are looking for a high performing lawyer to join our tight knit and highly regarded competition and regulation team that has been consistently acknowledged by international rankings, including the International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and Global Competition Review, as leading experts in their field.
Headed by partners Dr Ross Patterson and Jennifer Hambleton the team assists clients on the full range of competition and regulatory law issues, including merger clearances, authorisations, cartel and anti-competitive conduct investigations and litigation, leniency applications, telecommunications regulatory advice and litigation, and consumer protection.
We are looking for a competition lawyer with 4-8 years' experience, including private practice and / or in-house experience.
The ideal candidate will have a growth mindset, a friendly, professional, style, excellent technical skills and a desire to be involved in shaping the future direction of the team, including strategy, business and people development.
In return you will have the opportunity to join a well-regarded, highly collaborative, full service multi-disciplinary competition team who provide excellent advisory and litigation services to our top clients.
A growing practice, the team supports flexibility, including our commitment to hybrid working. If this role sounds like something you would like to explore please click "apply".
MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a top tier New Zealand law firm with a proud 130-year history. Named as the Employer of Choice at the New Zealand Law Awards 2021, as well as New Zealand Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners first in 2017 and again in 2020, we're a leading full-service law firm with the expertise to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
We have offices in Auckland and Wellington, and connections to an international network through the MinterEllison Legal Group, a leading firm in the Asia-Pacific region.
Our vision is to be the firm of choice for leading clients and exceptional people. While we're known as technically excellent, we're also valued advisers that listen and understand our client's business before delivering the best commercial solution.
Every day we strive to live our value of waka eke noa (respect individuality, work as one). We celebrate and invest in our team.
We are committed to creating a diverse workforce where all of our staff feel included, empowered, valued and encouraged to be their unique, authentic selves.
We understand the power that diversity creates, and our collaborative culture and desire to see our people thrive is what sets us apart.