Crown Counsel, Treaty Team, Crown Law

Wellington - Wellington City

Roia, Tima Tiriti o Waitangi - Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Join us at the forefront of public law relating to the Treaty of Waitangi.

Crown Law provides legal advice and representation to the Government in matters that affect all New Zealanders, particularly in the areas of criminal, public and administrative law. At Crown Law you will work with leading public lawyers and find professional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else. It is rewarding and challenging work that will see you making your mark. We offer a flexible work environment and unique career development opportunities within the broader Government Legal Network.

We are currently looking to appoint Crown Counsel within our Treaty Team. This is a unique position to work at the forefront of this  important and developing area of public law. Counsel in the Treaty teams regularly advise Executive Government and Ministries as well as represent the Crown in all levels of the Courts and the Waitangi Tribunal on matters relating to the evolving status of the Treaty within domestic law.

The nature of this role requires sound legal experience in public law and/or litigation, and an interest in matters relating to the Treaty of Waitangi.  Experience appearing before the Courts and/or the Waitangi Tribunal would be beneficial.

This position is based in Wellington.

To be considered for a position at Crown Law you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand and are required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records Check.

All applications require a cover letter, curriculum vitae and academic transcript to be considered.

To apply, please use the following link:

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 29th  April 2019