Senior Lawyer | 5-7 PQE | Banking & Finance at LegalVision Australia

Legal, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney finance legal full-time
Posted 16 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 Fastest Growing Law Firm in Asia-Pacific by the Financial Times 2021.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a Banking and Finance Senior Lawyer to join LegalVision in our growing Corporate Practice Group. We’re looking for a technical lawyer with a passion for client service, who is keen to help us build our practice further. 

You’ll be working with a passionate, energetic and high-performing team of corporate law specialists across a range of banking and finance, as well as general corporate advisory matters. Our team services small, medium and enterprise level clients, with a focus on quality and providing efficient, cost-effective and innovative legal services. 

This is an opportunity to practice law differently - without the billable hours, micromanagement and facetime of traditional private practice environments. You’ll enjoy the benefits of autonomy and flexibility, whilst working alongside industry experts that are invested in your professional growth. 

How You’ll Help our Clients

  • 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.
  • Project managing venture debt and venture capital transactions including preparing term sheets, drafting and negotiation transaction documents and attending to completion.
  • Managing and mentoring junior lawyers in the Corporate Practice Group.
  • The Ideal Candidate

  • Quality experience: 5+ years of experience in a reputable legal environment, whether in-house or private practice or both, working in banking and finance law. 
  • Startup savvy: Interested in NewLaw, startups and innovation; excited to disrupt BigLaw.
  • Attentive: Brilliant attention to detail; nothing ever slips through the cracks.
  • Efficient: Prioritises effectively; focuses on what matters; smashes it out.
  • Commercial: Has business acumen; cares about business growth (including helping to grow our business further).
  • Autonomous: Likes help, but doesn’t need too much of it; owns their work and is capable of working independently; loves responsibility and working directly with clients.
  • Collaborative: Gets a kick out of working with smart, fun and passionate people and learning from them. 
  • Adaptable: Grasps new concepts quickly; rolls with the punches; improves every day; recognises that at a start-up like LegalVision, change is our constant!.
  • Always positive: Loves assisting clients and creating an amazing client experience.
  • The Perks

  • No billable hours, and no suits!
  • Competitive salary.
  • Fast-paced startup environment with endless growth opportunities.
  • Talented and energetic team members.
  • Annual budget to spend on external learning opportunities.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Relaxed (and dog friendly!) office environment + fully supported working from home 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!