Senior Solicitor

Are you a Senior Solicitor who is looking to continue their career in an exciting and varied in house role? Waikato District Council is seeking a Senior Solicitor to join its legal team.

As part of our legal team you will have the opportunity to contribute to our organisation, be an important component of WDC's ambition for our community to become the most engaged in New Zealand by 2020, and to have liveable, thriving and connected communities.

The team provides legal services to all staff and councillors and in all areas of local government related law.

The Senior Solicitor reports to the Legal Counsel and will provide legal advice in respect of a variety of legal issues, predominantly in the areas of resource management, commercial, property and local government law.

Based in Ngaruawahia, a short commute from Hamilton, the successful candidate will have minimum of six years' experience as a solicitor, and hold or have the ability to hold a practicing certificate. Experience in commercial and property work is an advantage. You will be a strong communicator, confident performer, highly organised, and will enjoy a collaborative work environment.

If you are looking for an opportunity that offers high quality varied work, a supportive and engaging team environment and great work life balance then we would like to hear from you.

Applications Close: 11.55pm Thursday, 25 October 2018.

To apply for this job, please go online to and enter the job code 7162LGC.


Permanent Full Time

Job no: JLAH842900

Location: Waikato District

Closing Date: Thursday, 25 October 2018