Lawyer | 3-4 PQE | Venture Debt (Banking & Finance) at LegalVision Australia

Legal, Full Time, Sydney or Remote, Australia sydney remote finance legal full-time
Posted 20 days ago

About Us

LegalVision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Our innovative business model and custom-built technology allow our lawyers to provide a faster, better quality and more cost-effective client experience. LegalVision is a leader in delivering legal services in Australia and has assisted more than 150,000 businesses. We were named an Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer in 2019 and 2020, and Law Firm of the Year at the 2021 Australasian Law Awards. In early 2021 we opened our virtual doors in New Zealand, and in 2022 we will be launching in the UK!

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Banking and Finance Lawyer experienced in venture debt transactions to join our market leading Corporate Transactions team. We’re looking for an ambitious and modern lawyer with a passion for client service, who is excited to contribute to the ongoing growth of our successful startup law practice. 

This position can be performed from our HQ in Sydney, or remotely from anywhere in Australia.

How You’ll Help our Clients

  • Running venture debt transactions including preparing term sheets, drafting and negotiation transaction documents and attending to completion.
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan agreements, security documents, guarantees, SAFEs and convertible notes.
  • Advising startups and investors in relation to business structuring, financing and PPSA related queries.
  • Mentoring junior lawyers in the Corporate Transactions Practice Group.
  • The Ideal Candidate

  • Quality experience: 3-4 years of experience in a reputable legal environment specialising in banking and finance law, with demonstrated experience working on venture debt transactions.
  • Efficient: Prioritises effectively; focuses on what matters; delivers on time, every time.
  • Commercial: Has business acumen; cares about our clients' success and LegalVision's too.
  • Collaborative: Gets a kick out of working with smart, fun and passionate people and learning from them. 
  • Adaptable: Grasps new concepts quickly; has a growth mindset; improves every day.
  • The Perks

  • Fast-paced startup environment with exciting growth opportunities.
  • Talented and energetic team members.
  • Annual budget to spend on external learning opportunities.
  • Paid volunteering, birthday and parental leave.
  • Relaxed (and dog friendly!) office environment + fully supported remote work arrangements.
  • How to Apply

    If this sounds like your kind of role, we’d love to hear from you! 

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will close once the role is filled, so apply early to avoid missing out.

    A note to recruiters: we’re all over this role, so there’s no need for you to get in touch. LegalVision does not accept unsolicited CVs or responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited CVs. Thanks!