Our client, a leading commercially focused law firm, works closely with clients to represent their interests, minimise risks and add value by providing sound commercial advice and through the connections that they can create.
As a firm they have an experienced team with a depth of specialist legal expertise across the agri-business, commercial, resource management and the employment law areas.
Currently they are seeking to recruit a Senior Solicitor to join the team. Based in the Christchurch office this position will focus on 2-
3 key corporate clients, but will naturally also work & deliver services across a range of other agribusiness, infrastructure and commercial property law matters.
Working very closely with a Senior Partner the opportunity is to find your feet and then start assuming responsibility for managing and growing existing client relationships and building your profile in the commercial sector.
As the successful applicant you will be qualified with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience and a proven history, ideally working in larger legal practices either locally or offshore.
Due to the nature of the clients an interest, a previous background in other corporate / commercial law practices is preferred.
Key prerequisites will include drive & determination, with the ability to lead, motivate and interact effectively with staff and clients at all levels, while managing a varied workload, with the ability to balance the clients strategic goals against the need to always have a keen eye of the detail.
The career prospects are excellent and this role offers an attractive remuneration package in the range of $80,000 - $90,000 which could include relocation assistance if required.
The opportunity of an Associate position will exist after a short qualifying period.