We have a vacancy for a Legal Counsel Property in Auckland. Reporting to the General Counsel you will work as an integral part of the KiwiRail legal team to provide high-quality, commercially focussed, cost effective legal support to KiwiRail’s commercial property business.
You will enjoy working closely with senior commercial leaders to support the management of KiwiRail’s large property estate and strategically important infrastructure.
Your broad range of work will include leasing, acquisitions and disposals, developments, and construction. You will advise on commercial property arrangements and key strategic projects, negotiate and draft contracts, manage disputes, and oversee governance processes to assist the business to achieve its objectives.
There is also opportunity for involvement in general commercial matters, including significant procurement projects and freight contracts.
To be successful in this role you will have obtained at least 4 years post qualification experience where you will have gained credibility for your strong legal skills and ability to build strategic relationships.
Foundation experience with a large law firm is preferred. KiwiRail will also value your experience in advising infrastructure owners, large property holders and / or Crown entities.