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Construction Lawyer | Front-end | 4-7 years
08/01/2018
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Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
McLeod Duminy Careers

Front-end focus, Busy, profitable practice, Legal 500 Tier 1 ranked.

With one of their senior solicitors heading off for an overseas adventure, the Auckland office of this national practice is looking for a replacement in the highly regarded construction team. There are two partners focussed on the front-end work, primarily dealing with the non-contentious aspects of infrastructure and development projects.


Although the team operates as one, you will work closely with one partner in particular who is described as lovely and down-to-earth. Cultural fit will be very important. There are also six other lawyers in the front end team.


The work is consistently good quality and you should expect to be challenged to improve and develop. You could find yourself involved in:

  • advising onconstruction and development projects;
  • advising on energy and resourcesprojects;
  • drafting and negotiating complex engineering andinfrastructure arrangements;
  • actingfor owners, contractors and funders;
  • advising on a range of contractingstructures, procurement models and risk sharing arrangements;
  • upstream oil and gas issues;
  • joint venture and consortiumarrangements;
  • power generation contracts and arrangements (including thermal and renewable);
  • regulatory issues;
  • access to infrastructure;
  • business / asset acquisition and divestments;
  • tenderingadvice; negotiation of contracts for capital works projects;
  • supplycontracts, service provider and consultancy arrangements;
  • supply and maintenance arrangements;
  • major capitalworks programme contracts;
  • implementation of theregulations and negotiation of contracts to accommodate the emissionstrading scheme;
  • advising on the regulatory framework for electricity and gas markets;
  • trading arrangements in the wholesale markets;
  • PPP and private finance projects both in New Zealand and internationally; and
  • Social Infrastructure PPP projects.

This role requires you to be able to hit the ground running and so you need to have some previous front-end construction experience, in New Zealand or overseas. Realistically you will also need at least 4 years PQE and a good academic background to be considered


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