In-House Counsel – Regulatory NZ Commerce Commission Position – LawFuel Online Legal Jobs Site

Be at the heart of regulatory and competition law

* Energy focus
* Regulatory, competition and public law

The legal regulatory team is a key contributor to the Commerce Commission’s work under the Commerce, Electricity Industry Reform, Dairy Industry Restructuring and Telecommunications Acts.

This role offers you the opportunity to accelerate your career by engaging in challenging work in the energy sector of New Zealand’s regulatory regime. Your key focus will be to advise staff and Commissioners on the legal issues in electricity and gas regulation.

To be of value, and to enjoy this role you will ideally have skills and experience in the following areas:

* Advising in the energy sector and/or telecommunications
* Advising on regulatory and competition law issues
* Developed drafting skills
* A robust statutory interpretation approach
* Awareness of administrative law issues
* Knowledge and understanding of economic principles
* Ability to form strong customer relationships

LawFuel.co.nz – If you have the drive and motivation to succeed in this role, the Commission will provide you with a wealth of stimulating issues, competitive remuneration, an emphasis on learning and development and a commitment to your well being. You will be joining an expanding legal team advising on high profile issues throughout New Zealand.

To find out more about this position or for a copy of the position description go to www.seek.co.nz/comcom – or contact Aileen Donnan on (04) 924 3706. Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 25 June 2008.

The Commerce Commission is an independent Crown Entity that enforces competition and consumer law and regulates the telecommunications, energy and dairy sectors. The legal regulatory team is part of the Legal Services Branch of the Commerce Commission.

The Commerce Commission promotes dynamic and responsive markets so that New Zealanders benefit from competitive prices, better quality and greater choice.

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