Solicitor or senior solicitor - Christchurch banking

Are you looking for your next career opportunity that offers the perfect mix of work-life balance?  Perhaps you are returning from overseas and you are interested in joining a top-tier firm, or maybe you are relocating back to Christchurch for lifestyle or personal reasons?

An opportunity has arisen in our banking team in our Christchurch office to work alongside Jan Etwell and Rebecca Green.  You will be working with people from a range of disciplines and you will be involved in a variety of challenging work from inception to delivery.

By working in this team, you will play a key role in providing advice to local and international banks, financial institutions and public and private sector organisations to develop and implement commercially effective structures for financing transactions.  You will also provide regulatory and prudential advice to those entities.  Our banking team are panel lawyers for the major banks which provides the opportunity to do high quality, high-profile and challenging work that offers you the opportunity to make your mark on the commercial sector in NZ.

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 will have three or more years' PQE in general banking and finance, ideally including property development finance and general corporate lending.

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 NZ.  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
  • Flexible working options to suit your most productive working style
  • 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.

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 at 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.