SENIOR Public Lawyer (Auckland)Chen Palmer is a successful law firm specialising in public and employment law. Chen Palmer attracts a variety of very interesting work that spans the entire public law spectrum from judicial review and public policy, to parliamentary advice and law drafting, to overseas investment and business regulation, and human rights and the Treaty of Waitangi issues.
We work for clients who engage with central and local Government, and we also work for clients who are part of central and local Government.
We are looking for a senior Public Lawyer with at least ten years or more PQE in private practice, with a strong academic record and relevant experience in private practice in particular or the public service.
Public law litigation experience is a must, and experience in public and administrative law is preferred.The successful candidate will be able to : Work independently on non-complex matters, freeing up senior counselProvide assistance to senior counsel on complex matters, including working collaboratively with other lawyersSupervise and mentor junior lawyers, as requiredThe successful candidate will also have demonstrated expertise in client relationship management.
An interest in business development is also encouraged.Great packages are available for top candidates and a good career path through to Partnership, if desired.
If you would like to join our highly effective team please apply online to mai.chen chenpalmer.com