Planning & Environment Intermediate/Senior Solicitor

Roles for intermediate/senior resource management solicitors in 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.  Due to growing workflows, we have exciting opportunities to join our team of experts based across our Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch offices, who are involved in many of the country's leading resource management cases and most significant projects.

We are looking for intermediate/senior solicitors, 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. 

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.