Senior Construction Litigator – Auckland – New Zealand

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 specialists, we work with many of leading New Zealand businesses, large government departments and international investors. We’re extremely proud of our inclusive culture and our commitment to innovation.

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We have a great opportunity for a senior lawyer to join New Zealand's leading construction law firm.

Our highly respected construction litigation team handles a wide range of work including resolving construction disputes via mediation, arbitration, adjudication, litigation and negotiation, and the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts, for clients such as developers, government entities, principals, infrastructure providers, consultants and contractors.

We have a vacancy at Senior Associate level and are looking for a motivated lawyer with anywhere from 7+ years' quality experience from a reputable firm, in construction dispute resolution.  Experience in leaky building litigation would also be desirable.

You'll have great communication skills and a commitment to excellent client service.  You will get plenty of top quality work, and will be working in a cohesive, collegial team. With the team's collaborative working style you'll be working closely with leaders in the construction field and will help provide support and mentoring to the junior solicitors within this high performing and supportive team.


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 [email protected]


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