Senior Banking and Finance Lawyer

Banking & Finance · Auckland, New Zealand
Department Banking & Finance
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ approximately 320 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices. Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we operate. We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff. 

Our Banking and Finance team are internationally recognised as some of the best in their field.  Their work is diverse and some of the most challenging and complex in the market, helping to shape New Zealand's commercial landscape.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Solicitor and Senior Associate with generalist banking and finance experience to join our team. 

The role will work with John Powell and David Weavers on a range of generalist banking and finance law.  Both are recognised as leading laws both in New Zealand and internationally and regularly advise on landmark transactions. 

This is an outstanding opportunity to learn from the best, and get exposure work some of the most interesting and complex work in New Zealand.  You will join a close-knit team with a supportive culture that's committed to developing your career.  You will also have the opportunity to be part of exciting and innovative cultural initiatives as we grow, and evolve into the future.

About you

We're looking for solicitors with:

  • 4 + years' experience in banking and finance
  • Top marks in their law degree
  • Drive, ambition and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Private practice experience 

At Russell McVeagh, you will be recognised and rewarded for your performance.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of employee benefits including an annual wellness subsidy, team charity days, a phone allowance, and ongoing training that is second-to-none.


How to apply


If you are ready for the next step in your career, please email our Talent Advisor, Alex Barrett, at or call 09 367 8382.


Before starting your application we recommend having the following prepared: CV and academic transcript. 

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  • Location
    Auckland, New Zealand
  • Department
    Banking & Finance
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience