Franchise Lawyer | 2+ PQE at LegalVision Australia

Legal, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney legal full-time
Posted 1 months 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 Best NewLaw Firm at the Australian Law Awards in 2019.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a junior lawyer to join our growing Franchise Practice area. Our team has assisted hundreds of franchisors and franchisees with their franchise needs. We assist with drafting key documents, leasing, negotiations, intellectual property, disputes and buying and selling a franchise. Adding a new lawyer to the team will help take this successful practice to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing advice to clients on a range of commercial and franchising transactions - contract and franchise agreement advice; potential litigious claims to be pursued or being pursued against franchise clients; advice relating to the Franchising Code and Australian Consumer Law; providing strategic advice to franchisors and franchisees; contract law advice; corporate structuring; and acquisitions and dispositions of franchising businesses.
  • Owning and building client relationships - LegalVision has a unique client-centric approach to delivering legal services. We understand that quality and technical expertise is a given, and what our clients really want is a trusted business advisor that delivers an exceptional client experience. You’ll be expected to take ownership of all of your clients, and be the client point of contact on all of your matters. You’ll also be involved in building these client relationships, and finding ways that LegalVision can add ongoing value to the client’s business. 
  • Building skills and knowledge outside of your area of expertise – our lawyers work collaboratively across a range of commercial practice areas, while maintaining their own specialities. A LegalVisionary is someone who is adaptable to change and new challenges, and is willing to get their hands dirty in new areas of law. 
  • Working closely with your Practice Leaders and being part of a fun, motivated and supportive team.
  • The Ideal Candidate

  • At least 2 years' experience from a reputable legal environment specialising in consumer and commercial law (experience in franchising will be highly valued).
  • A friendly demeanour, as this role will be client-facing.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • The ability to step up and take on responsibility for day to day transactions.
  • Strong drafting skills (eg. franchising/commercial/business law documents, as well as articles for our content marketing strategy).
  • Excellent client service focus and the ability to sell legal services either over the phone or at industry events.
  • The ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • 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!