Senior Solicitor

at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
Published July 25, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  


Senior Solicitor Minter Ellison Rudd Watts location Auckland.

Our Tier 1 construction practice is the largest dedicated construction practice in New Zealand, with seven partners and over 30 legal staff. This team covers transactional and advisory construction work (front-end), and dispute and dispute advisory work (back-end), across all sectors in the industry. This opportunity is for a role in the front-end (transactional and advisory) team, based in Auckland.

The front-end team is collegial, energetic and highly-capable. They really enjoy working together as a team to achieve excellent, practical outcomes for their clients on their significant projects. They are trusted advisers to government and the private sector on the largest works programs and projects in the country.

The projects are across a range of infrastructure and commercial sectors including transport, energy, utilities, and large scale office, residential, retail, and industrial. Working in this team you will work closely with top-ranking partners and an impressive and growing client base.

This role offers you the opportunity to be involved in significant construction transactions being undertaken by the team and work alongside from some of the leading lawyers in this practice area as well as support and mentor a strong, committed cohort of junior and intermediate solicitors.

The candidate will be intellectually and commercially astute and ideally have a background of 3-6 years' transactional / advisory construction experience. If you want to advance your legal career in construction and infrastructure and want to work on the best projects with the best construction team in New Zealand, then we would love to talk to you. Please don't hesitate to call if you would like further details, or to discuss whether your experience could be the right fit.

Benefits at Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, our mission is to be the firm of choice for exceptional people. As a top tier firm we offer a range of benefits including top tier competitive salary and benefits package. Mobile phone with unlimited data pack.

Career growth and extensive professional development training opportunities, including a firm-wide mentoring programme. Wellbeing programme including monthly health checks, flu vaccinations, and sponsored sports events. Active social club with plenty of exciting social functions. Conveniently located in a new office at Commercial Bay, Auckland.

About us Minter Ellison Rudd Watts is a top tier New Zealand law firm with a proud 130-year history. 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.

We celebrate and invest in our team and are committed to helping all of our staff achieve their best. We understand the power that diversity creates, and our collaborative culture and desire to see our people thrive is what sets us apart.

We're proud to be a tier one New Zealand law firm with a global outlook and reach. We have offices in Auckland and Wellington, and strong connections via our strategic alliance with Minter Ellison in Australia, and an international network of other leading firms internationally.