Senior solicitor – Resource management

We are looking for an ambitious senior solicitor with four to six years' PQE to join our highly experienced resource management team in Auckland. 

The person we are seeking will work alongside leaders in their field, Jennifer Caldwell and Vanessa Evitt, who are specialists in all aspects of resource management and environmental law.  Our RMA team regularly advises clients on the full spectrum of Resource Management Act matters ranging from large infrastructure projects to national and local policy developments.  Our practice includes conservation and Māori law, as well as advising on central and local government processes.

In this role you will assist in providing advice, advocacy and dispute resolution to local authority, infrastructure, corporate, and private clients on resource management and local government matters.  You will be involved with a variety of intellectually challenging matters that will allow you to successfully develop and progress your legal career in a collaborative and supportive environment. 

This is a unique opportunity to join New Zealand's largest national RMA practice which will provide you with unrivalled opportunities for collaboration, professional development, access to top clients and exposure to market leading matters. 

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 to six years' PQE.  Experience working with the Resource Management Act is key
  • Be interested progressing your career in resource management law
  • Enjoy working collaboratively within the team, across the firm and with an array of 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, alongside some of New Zealand's leading legal talent.  We offer a range of benefits that enable you to perform at your best that include market leading leave benefits, flexible working, top market remuneration, and a culture that focuses on your professional and personal growth.  Get in touch with us to find out more about what we offer legal professionals that join us.


If you are interested in working with an incredible group of people who are passionate about RMA work and invested in your success, then apply for this role by sending your CV and transcript directly to Harri (talent attraction specialist from our people and culture team) at  If you would like a confidential discussion about this role, reach out to him on 09 363 0607 or connect on LinkedIn.


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

Together we grow, Ka tipu tahi tatau.