Legal Associate

, Auckland, New Zealand

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Stonewood Group Limited is one of the fastest growing companies in New Zealand. Our current focus is on hotel construction projects across the country. The Group operates a number of stand-alone subsidiaries such as Stonewood Homes, Urban Hub, Exodus Health & Fitness Club, and Park Avenue Residences, to name a few.

We are proud to have talented and dedicated teams across New Zealand that we recognise as the foundation of our success. We embrace opportunity, together.

Stonewood Group Limited is looking for an experienced Legal Associate to join our Legal team. This role is directly reporting to the General Counsel, becoming part of strong team of 4 to provide legal support to our businesses and functions.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role that is fast paced & diverse; and if you would like to work with the best, then please step forward.

About the role

The role will handle on a daily basis a broad range of legal matters including but not limited to: corporate governance, joint venture projects, establishing new policies and regulatory guidelines as regards commercial matters. The role will help Stonewood Group businesses to manage legal risk in connection with property development, large projects, significant contracts, transactions, regulatory consultations, and various complex legal matters.

About you

A  law  degree in  New Zealand. Admitted to the New Zealand Bar.

At least 5 years’  full time working  experience in corporate environment. Ideally from a large law firm in New Zealand.

Expected key areas of expertise: property and litigation.

Good drafting , review, research skills and negotiation of contracts .

Strong analytical skills, with the ability to understand the relevant facts and legal issues, identifying risks or procedural issues, and present findings clearly.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Adaptable, able to work in a diverse and fast-paced work environment.

Able to build good working relationship across the board

At Stonewood Group, we offer an active office environment and excellent remuneration. The ability for personal growth and shaping the way systems are delivered means every individual can bring their own expertise to the team.

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