Junior Solicitor

Junior Solicitor
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27/06/2019 06:00
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Governance, Strategy and Corporate Relations Group

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Great Team, Best Central Bank

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (The Bank) is New Zealand’s central bank.  Our vision is to be the Best central bank with a Great team.  We operate with passion, integrity, innovation and inclusiveness.

Our main objective is to promote a sound and dynamic monetary and financial system and to ultimately raise New Zealand’s economic wellbeing. 

We welcome people to the Bank from diverse backgrounds, disciplines and experience. We encourage open and inquiring minds and provide a supportive and collegial team environment. We are achievement focused, invested in each other’s success, energised and resilient.

We operate in a complex and changing global landscape and are acutely conscious of our heritage and history. Our Te Ao Maori strategy and awareness is a critical lens across all our work.

We are open, always learning. We love what we do and carry out our responsibilities with pride.

We have an exciting opportunity for a junior lawyer to join our legal team. If you have a high quality law degree and 0-2 years’ experience in a legal role we would love to hear from you.

In this role you will act as a corporate legal adviser to the Bank under the direction and guidance of the Bank’s General Counsel to provide sound and practical legal advice on the Bank’s functions and powers under relevant legislation.

You will be supported in this small team, given training, mentoring and guidance from your peers. You will need to be self-motivated, energetic and adaptable with a willingness to learn in this busy environment.

Ideal background and skills include:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Eligibility to hold a practising certificate
  • Effective relationship skills and have a client focus.
  • High quality written and oral presentation and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Informal enquiries about the role can be made to Nick McBride, General Counsel     

Applications, including your CV and covering letter, should be emailed to Sharon Brooks, People and Culture by Thursday 27 June 2019.