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Corporate and Commercial Lawyer

Dentons Kensington Swan - New Zealand - Firm Profile | IFLR1000

Corporate and Commercial Lawyer 

Dentons Kensington Swan is a leading commercial law firm, and is part of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. We have the largest global reach of any firm in the New Zealand market with unparalleled access, not only to lawyers but also our support teams. This means the opportunities are endless for our people!

What is the role?

Opportunities at different levels, Solicitor 2-4PQE and Associate 5+PQE

We are in a growth phase and as such are looking for 2 outstanding individuals. A Solicitor with 2-4 years’ and Associate with 5+ years’ experience working within corporate commercial to join our team. You will be a team player, and have a desire to build your career as a recognised Corporate and Commercial Lawyer. 

You will bring the following general commercial experience

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Business and corporate advisory
  • Transactional

Who will you be working with?

Our Auckland Corporate and Commercial team advise local, national and international clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, shareholding arrangements, corporate governance and commercial contracts. We are in a growth phase and as such are looking for outstanding talent at different stages of their careers, to join our high performing team.

In return, we will offer you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and inclusive team that works in partnership with our clients, where you will get plenty of valuable experience. We are a future focussed firm and that ethos extends to our people too.

What do we offer?

At Dentons Kensington Swan, we offer a competitive remuneration package along with benefits that will make a positive difference to your work/life balance.

  • An extra paid holiday for Dentons Kensington Swan Day
  • Access to free in-house legal advice
  • My Balance – we work flexibly and remotely at all levels in our business
  • We are a global business but locally run and operated, giving us the best of both worlds
  • We invest in our people, so learning and development are key
  • Lifestyle leave - we recognise that people have busy lives so there is the opportunity to buy extra leave each year
  • Paid parental leave of 18 weeks/ 3 weeks for non-primary caregiver
  • We dress for our day and our role
  • Regular social events, including Friday Fives, sporting and charity events, annual balls, family Christmas parties, and an end of year function.
  • Dedicated wellness programme – meditation, fresh fruit
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