Now Hiring

Solicitor – Commercial

Now Hiring

Solicitor – Commercial

About the Role

We are looking for dynamic and motivated Lawyer with commercial experience. As the successful candidate you will work alongside partner’s with long standing clients advising on a diverse range of commercial and property-based matters. This role involves stimulating work, delivering strong outcomes for valued clients and being a critical enabler of providing a fantastic client experience.

Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years’ PQE.
  • Commercially astute and client focussed.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to build and manage strong client relationships.
  • Proven track record in successfully advising clients on matters relating to property, trust wills and estates.

Benefits

You will be working in a progressive environment where work life balance and employee wellbeing is the number one priority. We offer:

  •  Flexible working arrangements
  •  Flexi Leave
  •  Paid Volunteer Leave
  •  Annual wellbeing program and workshops
  • In house chair massages
  • Sporting teams and activities (netball, basketball, volleyball and rowing)
  •  Morning tea and fresh fruit
  • Genuine career development and mentoring
  • Social functions and team-building activities throughout the year
  • Corporate discounts

Work with large organisations across New Zealand!

Our Commercial teams is known for their energy, business insight and legal expertise – locally and nationally. We give clients commercially focused legal advice on all aspects of commercial law. Recent work includes

  • Horizontal amalgamation of two holding companies of a large group of companies
  • Sale of businesses in various industries
  • Purchase of shares in large property investment company
  • Preparation of tender documents for sale of fishing vessel and quota
  • Preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements for small and large companies
  • Issuing shares in companies, incorporating companies, liquidation and wind up of companies
  • Advising on banking and finance arrangements for clients

Work with the best!

Our commercial team in run by Partners Rachel Lindsay and Chris Peddie.

Rachel Lindsay‘s specific expertise is in the energy and forestry sectors and she is the relationship partner for PowerNet Limited and Invercargill Airport. She is experienced in advising on company and trust matters, corporate governance and directors’ duties and consumer and privacy law.

Chris Peddie is regarded as one of the best commercial lawyers in the Southern region. Chris specialises in conveyancing, financing (including panel solicitor work for banks), establishing companies, and commercial documentation. Chris advises on all forms of general borrowing arrangements and related security issues, restructuring and insolvency, and the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA).

Apply now!

If this sounds like an opportunity you have been waiting for then apply now using the form below. For more information contact Sheena Naughton, People and Capability Manager, sheena.naughton@awslegal.co.nz 

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