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Corporate Lawyer (fixed-term)

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Job Listing Date
12 Feb 2019
Location
Auckland
Work Type
Contract/Temp
Classification
Legal, Corporate & Commercial Law

Corporate Lawyer (fixed-term)

Suncorp is an organisation committed to our people, we have a culture where leaders are empowered to make decisions and individuals are able to succeed in a supportive and flexible environment that rewards both team work and ambition. Are you looking for that next career move and want to continue being part of the Suncorp success story?

We have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Corporate Legal team to cover a parental leave on a fixed-term contract to February 2020. The role is full-time, but we can be flexible. You will provide advice across all the Suncorp New Zealand on a range of corporate law issues and strategic projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing corporate and commercial legal advice to each entity in Suncorp New Zealand operations.
  • Provide advice on a wide range of legal issues, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, IT and other procurement agreements, intellectual property issues, real estate, marketing and sponsorship and regulatory issues.
  • Review and sign-off corporate and commercial agreements and similar documents.
  • Work autonomously or within a project team, as required.
  • Foster and develop relationships with stakeholders in the business.
  • Liaise with external law firms.

What We Are Looking For:

  • 3+ years’ PQE in corporate/commercial law areas in private or relevant in-house practice
  • Law degree or equivalent and admission as a solicitor and current practising certificate in New Zealand
  • Commercial acumen and strategic thinking
  • Some knowledge of general insurance and financial services law areas would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent legal advice and matter management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and working autonomously on a variety of projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills, including with senior executives

About the Company:

Suncorp New Zealand is a key business in the Suncorp Group, which in turn is one of the largest financial service providers in Australasia with around 9 million customers and more than $28 billion funds under management. Suncorp New Zealand includes the brands Vero, Asteron Life, AA Insurance and AA Life.

Our people are passionate about improving the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders. We offer the freedom to work in a flexible environment, we respect and encourage diversity and we are committed to delivering great outcomes for our customers.

This is an 11-month fixed-term contract on a full-time basis starting as soon as possible.

If this role sounds like you, then apply online today! We would love to hear from you.

For further information please email us on applications@suncorp.com.au.

Suncorp

Suncorp is an organisation committed to our people, we have a culture where leaders are empowered to make decisions and individuals are able to succeed in a supportive and flexible environment that rewards both team work and ambition. Are you looking for that next career move and want to continue being part of the Suncorp success story?

We have an exciting opportunity for a lawyer to join our Corporate Legal team to cover a parental leave on a fixed-term contract to February 2020. The role is full-time, but we can be flexible. You will provide advice across all the Suncorp New Zealand on a range of corporate law issues and strategic projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing corporate and commercial legal advice to each entity in Suncorp New Zealand operations.
  • Provide advice on a wide range of legal issues, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals, IT and other procurement agreements, intellectual property issues, real estate, marketing and sponsorship and regulatory issues.
  • Review and sign-off corporate and commercial agreements and similar documents.
  • Work autonomously or within a project team, as required.
  • Foster and develop relationships with stakeholders in the business.
  • Liaise with external law firms.

What We Are Looking For:

  • 3+ years’ PQE in corporate/commercial law areas in private or relevant in-house practice
  • Law degree or equivalent and admission as a solicitor and current practising certificate in New Zealand
  • Commercial acumen and strategic thinking
  • Some knowledge of general insurance and financial services law areas would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent legal advice and matter management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and working autonomously on a variety of projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong relationship management and negotiation skills, including with senior executives

About the Company:

Suncorp New Zealand is a key business in the Suncorp Group, which in turn is one of the largest financial service providers in Australasia with around 9 million customers and more than $28 billion funds under management. Suncorp New Zealand includes the brands Vero, Asteron Life, AA Insurance and AA Life.

Our people are passionate about improving the financial wellbeing of New Zealanders. We offer the freedom to work in a flexible environment, we respect and encourage diversity and we are committed to delivering great outcomes for our customers.

This is an 11-month fixed-term contract on a full-time basis starting as soon as possible.

If this role sounds like you, then apply online today! We would love to hear from you.

For further information please email us on applications@suncorp.com.au.

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