Senior solicitor - corporate

An opportunity for a senior solicitor (four or more years PQE) has come up in our leading corporate and commercial team that specialises in mergers and acquisitions transactions and general corporate advisory.

You will be joining a highly experienced team led by Grant Dunn.

In this role you will be exposed to a wide variety of corporate matters with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, shareholding arrangements and corporate governance.  This team works for top international and domestic clients on interesting and complex corporate transactions such as Trade Me, Goldman Sachs, PSP Investments and The Growth Fund by way of example.

You would be joining a committed team that works collegially on challenging legal work, in a thriving and supportive environment.

What matters to us

We value people who bring a different perspective, who are passionate, curious and innovative.  To be successful in this role, you would ideally:

  • Have four or more years' PQE in corporate and commercial law with some experience in M&A
  • Be passionate about furthering your career in corporate and commercial law
  • Enjoy working collaboratively within the team, across the firm and with clients
  • Be self-motivated, enthusiastic, innovative, and keen on developing yourself through continuous learning.
What we offer

A career with us gives you the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients within internationally recognised teams, alongside some of New Zealand's leading legal talent to shape the future of business in New Zealand.  We offer a range of benefits, wellbeing, community, and flexible working initiatives, enabling you to be the best you can be:

  • An extensive professional development programme (courses, seminars, CPD and more)
  • A range of leave benefits (parental, study, long service leave, and a Buddle Findlay day)
  • Regular social, sports and wellness events, charity initiatives, and opportunities to join various committees within the firm (eg diversity and inclusion committee)
  • Competitive salary, health insurance benefits and an employee assistance programme.
About us

Our culture and the focus on collaboration is the foundation of who we are. In joining us, you will feel valued, connected and supported.  You will work in a collaborative environment where you can grow while feeling balanced in your personal and professional life.  We bring the highest quality approach to everything we do and measure our success by the exceptional experiences we provide.  Our purpose is to empower our people to be extraordinary and in turn, help our clients achieve extraordinary things.


Harri (talent attraction specialist from our people and culture team) is keen to talk with anyone interested in this opportunity – reach out to him for a confidential conversation at 09 363 0607 or or connect with him on LinkedIn.

We look forward to you joining our team and being part of our success.

Together we grow, Ka tipu tahi tatau.