Intermediate/Senior Corporate & Commercial Solicitors

Auckland or Wellington, New Zealand
Market salary for NZ top tier - dependent on level of experience
30 Jul 2019
27 Aug 2019
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner-designate

Are you a lawyer who is interested in moving to beautiful New Zealand, or an NZ lawyer thinking about returning home? If so, we’d love to talk to you!




We’re one of New Zealand’s largest law firms, with over 300 people across offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.


A firm of true specialists, we are passionate about delivering high-value, pragmatic legal advice and client service. We’re also extremely proud of our inclusive culture and our commitment to innovation.


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We are on the hunt for experienced senior corporate/commercial lawyers to join us, in both our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our busy, dynamic commercial/corporate team is enjoying ongoing and exciting growth, leading to this exceptional opportunity for talented lawyers to join a supportive, solid and integrated team working on high profile, market-leading work.


There is lots of fantastic quality work and plenty of variety and autonomy on offer and you’ll have the opportunity to develop an enviable practice and profile. This is a key senior role which comes with genuine career progression prospects.

We are looking for motivated, diligent lawyers with broad commercial/corporate skills, to work with our partners across the whole Commercial department, and enjoy the benefits of collaborating with some of the sharpest legal minds around.   You’ll have anywhere from 5+ years’ relevant experience, which might include commercial contracting, company, JVs, M & A, business restructuring, capital markets, regulatory work, ICT etc – whatever your experience, if this opportunity to fast track your career interests you we’d love to talk to you. 
You’ll be positive, with a strong work ethic, and a confident negotiator with superb drafting skills.  You’ll have the opportunity to become a trusted advisor to our excellent client base, and will also successfully build relationships with the great people in the team and be an effective mentor, supervisor and delegator.  In this role you’ll have the chance to develop your leadership skills and experience.  You’ll be well supported in your own professional and business development with plenty of learning and development opportunities on offer.


We will have two partners, including our Chair, conducting interviews in London in September, so now is a great time to get in touch!  We’re happy to answer any questions you might have about life at Simpson Grierson and in NZ – please email our Recruitment Manager

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