Current Opportunities

Crown Law takes pride in providing high level legal advice and representation to the Government in matters that affect all New Zealanders including crime, tax, the Treaty of Waitangi, human rights and New Zealand’s constitution. We have some of the finest legal minds in New Zealand. This could be your opportunity to work with them.

At Crown Law you will immerse yourself in some of this country’s most important and high profile cases. You will work with leading public lawyers and find professional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

 

Crown Law takes pride in providing high level legal advice and representation to the Government in matters that affect all New Zealanders.  We play a key leadership role within the Government Legal Network.  We work with talented and dedicated public lawyers from different backgrounds across the Network, on cases that are often novel and important to all New Zealanders.  This could be your opportunity to join us in this work.

At Crown Law you will immerse yourself in some of this country’s most important and high profile legal issues.  You will work with leading public lawyers and find professional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else. It is rewarding and challenging work that will see you making your mark.  On top of that we offer an open and flexible work environment and unique career development opportunities.

We are looking to appoint Crown Counsel to join one of our Public Law teams within the Crown Legal Risk Group.  The position will involve representation and advice across Government, with a focus on exercise of statutory powers, supporting decision-makers, management of strategic legal risk, judicial review, and conduct of large scale litigation and appeals across a broad range of areas.  Our practice includes immigration, defence, education, health, social security and other social services, land and natural resources including environment, biosecurity and conservation.

We are seeking applications from experienced lawyers with an interest in public law who are able to take a lead role in the Group’s work and mentor and develop junior counsel.

For a copy of the position description please go to the careers section of our website at www.crownlaw.govt.nz. To apply, please email your covering letter, curriculum vitae and academic transcript to hr@crownlaw.govt.nz.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 1 May 2017.

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