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Lawyer / Associate -Tax

Bell Gully
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
Lawyer / Associate -Tax
  • Legal
  • Tax
  • Auckland
  • Permanent Full-time

  • Great development opportunity
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing programme
  • Top tier firm

Advise a wide range of domestic and international corporate and individual clients on income tax and GST issues, tax disputes/litigation and transactional tax matters.
  • Work with industry-leading tax lawyers
  • Join the largest tax legal practice in the market
  • Challenge yourself with interesting work in a supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Focus your efforts and training on advisory tax work and contentious tax matters
  • Get direct access to partners and clients

About the role

Our market-leading Tax team is looking for a junior lawyer with a strong interest in tax law. This position will be working with partners Mathew McKay and Graham Murray, in our Auckland office.

As a junior lawyer in the team, you will assist on a wide range of tax matters, including:
  • advising clients on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, restructurings, financing arrangements, cross border transactions, and securitisations;
  • representing clients in tax disputes and litigation;
  • assisting clients in making tax ruling applications and achieving other means of certainty; and
  • in advocating for legislative change and development.

Our tax practice focuses on solving difficult issues for clients through quality analysis and advocacy. The role will present the opportunity for direct engagement with partners and clients on market leading tax work.

Experience and qualifications
  • Between 1 to 5 years PQE, including private practice and/or in-house.
  • A strong interest in tax law
  • Strong technical legal skills, including research and drafting and problem-solving ability.
  • Right to work in New Zealand

Culture and benefits

In addition to a high-performing and supportive team culture, we offer a range of benefits and initiatives to support our people. These include:
  • competitive remuneration;
  • professional development opportunities;
  • a comprehensive wellbeing programme;
  • an annual subsidy for health insurance and wellbeing activities; and
  • sports teams, an annual ball, regular team events and department weekends away.

Please apply directly, or contact Kelly Price HR Advisor on (09) 916 8878 for a confidential discussion.

We continuously work hard to ensure our workplace is inclusive, and trust that different experiences, perspectives, and values work together to achieve a better outcome. As such, this position is open to anyone with the qualifying skill set.

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