Investigating Lawyer - x1 Auckland, x1 Wellington
Serious Fraud Office
Auckland - Auckland Central
2d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Investigating Lawyer

The SFO is a highly specialised government department responsible for the investigation and prosecution of serious or complex financial crime including bribery and corruption.

We take pride in the work we do to keep New Zealand safe from financial crime.

The SFO seeks two Investigating Lawyers with a current practicing certificate and five or more years of experience as a criminal lawyer one Auckland and one Wellington based.

We offer the opportunity to experience the investigation and prosecution of financial crime, bribery and corruption and build your skillset and career.

In this role you will contribute to the investigation strategy of a case, participate in investigations, conduct witness and victim interviews, provide legal opinions to the investigation team, draft case reports and, where required, charges.

You may act as an instructing solicitor where you draft and oversee the preparation of court documents and appear, as required, in Court on preliminary matters and support prosecution panel members at trial.

To be successful in this role you will require high levels of energy, an outcome driven mindset, and the intellectual capability to work with leading criminal prosecutors.

You are collaborative and experienced in investigations and litigation.

At the SFO, we are a close knit, motivated team with a strong workplace culture. We recognise that diversity and inclusion is important to our work.

We value the unique abilities and perspectives of our employees which allows us to continue to create a supportive environment that meets the needs of our people, our business, and the communities where we work.

If you wish to apply for this role or you would like further information, please send a PDF version of your resume and covering letter to recruitment sfo.

govt.nz quoting reference HRC0003817 and with Investigating Lawyer Wellington' or Investigating Lawyer Auckland' in the subject line.

A position description for this role is available to download from our website.

To be considered for this role you must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for this position.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements cannot be considered.

Applications close 5.00pm on Friday 24 July 2020

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