Planning & Environment Intermediate/Senior Solicitor - Wellington

Role for an intermediate/senior resource management solicitor in the Wellington office of a large national law firm.

  • Excellent, varied work on offer for a range of clients
  • Great support from a cohesive, friendly, national team
  • Hybrid working, comprehensive wellbeing programme and superb development

Simpson Grierson is home to New Zealand's largest environmental and resource management team.  We have an exciting opportunity to join the team of experts based in our Wellington office, and who are involved in many of the country's leading resource management cases and most significant projects.

We are looking for an intermediate/senior solicitor, with experience in resource management, environmental, public law and/or local government law.  Working for developers, corporates, local authorities and public bodies, this role will allow you to get involved in high profile urban development and infrastructure projects, housing developments, freshwater management, strategic policy development and planning, and RMA/local government litigation. 

Ideally you'll have some RM experience, but if you have strong academics, relevant experience and a keen interest in moving into this area, we'd like to hear from you.

There is a lot of interesting work on offer with some exciting projects lined up for 2023 and beyond, and plenty of support from a cohesive, friendly team and partners who are experts in their field. This high-performing team is part of a national group that has offices in Auckland and Christchurch, all of which work collaboratively and have a great culture.

We have embraced hybrid working and offer the flexibility to make this role work for you.  You will also have the outstanding professional and career development opportunities that Simpson Grierson offers, a comprehensive wellbeing programme, and excellent benefits.  We won large firm Employer of Choice at the 2022 Law Awards, and we are proud of our diverse and inclusvie culture and our reputation for putting people first in everything we do.