Principal Solicitor - Investments


  • Permanent
  • Wellington

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) operates one of the largest funds in New Zealand and is looking for a Principal Solicitor to work with the Investments team.

The Principal Solicitor – Investments provides specialist legal advice on ACC’s investment portfolio and investment activities that are critical to the effective operation of ACC. The Investments team operates with a flat structure, so you will be able to talk freely, liaise with people at all levels and join a proactive and focused team. There is good flexibility available to support your commitments outside of work as well.

About the role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

As Principal Solicitor – Investments, you will be responsible for:

  • Advising on debt and equity capital markets, private markets, corporate governance and compliance
  • Dealing with listed securities, IPO’s, structuring, and significant investments, including construction projects
  • Drafting high profile transactional documentation, including investment management and private placement agreements
  • Liaising with senior people across ACC on a range of investments matters

What you will bring | Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu

  • Strong experience in investments related law
  • High level of commercial and financial markets expertise
  • Bring a proactive mindset and be agile in your approach
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Current practicing certificate or eligibility to obtain one

Apply now | Tono ināianei

ACC has partnered exclusively with Robert Walters. Jess Vernal is a key contact for the recruitment of this position. For a confidential discussion, please call Jess on 04 471 9756 or email



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