Building and Construction Solicitor 2 job in New-zealand at Lane Neave Lawyers

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Employer - Lane Neave Lawyers
Job title - Building and Construction Solicitor 2
Job Description

Required Qualifications: Undergraduate Law Degree
Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand
Position Summary: You will be expected to be able to work reasonably independently. It will be
expected that you will establish yourself as a productive member of Lane
Primary Job Objective: To complete all chargeable work in a timely and professional manner.
Key Relationships: Internal - Lane Neave Administration Team (CEO, HR Manager, ICT
Manager, Facilities and Support Manager, Knowledge Manager,
Communications Manager), Partners, solicitors, support staff
Key Skills: Communication - convey information in both verbal and written formats as
appropriate for the needs of the target audience
Interpersonal - develop a rapport with others and form working
relationships both internally and externally
Critical thinking - using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and
weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Complex problem solving - identifying complex problems and reviewing
related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Self management - ability to work independently and under pressure
whilst meeting deadlines
Leadership - influence, supervise, direct and motivate others to achieve a
recognised objective
Teamwork - ability to be a constructive and open team member
Key Duties & Responsibilities: You are required to continue to expand your areas of technical knowledge
and your legal education.
: Produce well researched and analysed legal opinions on a range of issues
from medium to high complexity.
: You must demonstrate the ability to:
a. research into all relevant material and sources of information;
b. apply and interpret the search results;
c. consider alternative options;
d. recommend clear alternatives and solutions; and
e. use appropriate precedents.
: You must show a willingness to assist in preparation of draft articles,
newsletters and seminar presentations for clients.
: You will be required to act as a mentor by supporting and encouraging junior
members of staff to develop their skills and improve their performance.

: Demonstrate an ability to:
a. meet deadlines;
b. draft well structured and accurate correspondence and documents;
c. record time and bill appropriately in Affinity;
d. keep file recording up to date;
e. demonstrate ability to prioritise;
f. keep delegates and clients informed of progress; and
g. understand the business environment in which you are operating.
: You must achieve the required financial KPI’s:
a. a minimum of 5.5 chargeable hours per day;
b. achieve your budget; and
c. ensure debt procedures are followed with an aim to collecting all debt in
a timely manner.
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Job Location New-zealand
Date Posted 04 Mar 2020
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