Crown Counsel Attorneygeneral Group

Crown Counsel Attorneygeneral Group

Crown Law

Crown Counsel Attorneygeneral Group

Details of the offer

Crown Counsel AttorneyGeneral Group CROWN COUNSEL WELLINGTON Crown Law provides legal advice and representation services to the government in matters affecting the executive government The services provided include matters covering judicial review of government actions constitutional questions including Treaty of Waitangi issues the enforcement of criminal law and the protection of revenue Crown Law also administers the prosecution process in the criminal justice system in particular trials on indictment before juries and provides leadership to several Government networks We are looking to appoint a lawyer with approximately 5 years PQE into our Treaty team which deals with issues with a Maori Crown dimension We are seeking applications from lawyers who are interested in working at the interface of government and te ao Maori advice work litigation mediation and negotiation for the Crown joining a diverse team of great people who are committed to a collegial supportive and enjoyable environment and care about the issues they are working on A role in this team offers cuttingedge work spanning a range of areas of law including for example constitutional public and administrative law commercial law and equity trusts development opportunities for anyone wanting to pursue a litigation career It provides great opportunities for appearances and witness work Most of our High Court litigation goes to the Court of Appeal and often all the way to the Supreme Court experience in Treatyrelated issues a component of any public sector or public law career opportunities to further your knowledge of tikanga Maori and te reo contact with Ministers autonomy in terms of taking charge of files and client relationships opportunities to mentor and develop junior staff We would like to talk to people with a range of skillsets We are interested in applicants with strong analytical skills practical problemsolving skills and people skills We do not require litigation experience Public sector experience is desirable but not essential We have offices in Wellington and Auckland but at this point are looking for a Wellington based position We support flexible working arrangements To apply please use the following link All applications should include a covering letter curriculum vitae and transcript Applications Close 2March2020 For a copy of the Job Description visit Crown Law is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

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