Legal Graduate Program | July 2024 Intake

Legal Vision

Legal Vision

Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

LegalVision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Our mission is to power the success of every business by delivering legal support that is proactive, affordable and commercial, and the key way we do this is through our industry-first legal services membership. We have assisted over 200,000 businesses across the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and we’re just scratching the surface. We were named Law Firm of the Year at the 2021 and 2022 Australasian Law Awards and a 5 star Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer in 2023.

The Opportunity

We are excited to be recruiting recent law graduates to join LegalVision as part of our July 2024 Graduate Program intake!

The intake will include full-time, permanent roles in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial (Consumer, Health and Tech)
  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Franchising
  • Immigration
  • Trade Marks

There will be no rotations. When submitting your application, please indicate your preferred practice area/s.

Successful candidates must be available to commence full-time work in our Sydney office no later than Tuesday, 9 July 2024.

The LegalVision Graduate Program presents a unique opportunity to launch your legal career at Australia’s fastest growing law firm. LegalVision was founded to improve access for every business to quality legal services, disrupt the traditional law firm model, and promote a culture of technological innovation in Australia and beyond. As a Graduate at LegalVision, you will play a critical role in bringing this mission to life.

You will receive comprehensive formal and on the job training focused on technical legal knowledge, matter management, and client service to give you a strong understanding of the legal needs of Australian businesses, in order to provide pragmatic advice.

What You’ll Be Doing

Under the supervision of our Practice Leaders and Senior Lawyers, you’ll be communicating directly with clients and taking carriage of matters from your first few months! You’ll play a key role in helping clients to efficiently resolve their legal issues while providing an excellent client experience along the way.

Depending on your chosen Practice Area, the responsibilities for our graduate lawyers may include (among other things):

  • Commercial: Drafting, reviewing and assisting in the negotiation of a broad range of commercial legal documentation, including website terms and conditions, privacy policies, customer and supplier agreements, commercial leases, construction and procurement contracts, distribution agreements, IT contracts and medical regulatory advice and documentation.
  • Corporate: Drafting, reviewing and assisting in the negotiation of a broad range of general corporate legal documentation, including business sale and purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, business structuring and set-ups, as well as assisting with corporate transactions (M&A) and due diligence.
  • Dispute Resolution: Assisting clients with a broad range of commercial dispute and litigation matters, including debt recovery disputes, contract disputes, shareholder / director disputes, leasing, franchising and construction disputes, tax disputes and more. You will also advise clients on the compliance requirements of advertising collateral in accordance with the Australian Consumer Law and specific regulatory requirements.
  • Employment: Drafting and advising on employment contracts, contractor agreements and workplace policies, as well as providing clients with advice on all aspects of employment and workplace health & safety laws.
  • Franchising: Advising on all aspects of franchising law, including the preparation of franchising agreements, assisting and advising clients with initial franchise structuring and set-ups, negotiating grants, renewals and surrenders, assisting with franchise sales and buybacks, and advising clients on the management of their franchise network.
  • Immigration: Assisting corporate clients and high-profile individuals in relation to employer sponsored work visas, labour agreements, global talent visas, training visas and business innovation and investor visas.
  • Trade Marks: Advising and assisting clients on all aspects of the protection and management of their trade marks, including registering trade marks, managing trade mark renewals and objections, and assisting with infringement claims.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified with strong academics: You are a recent law graduate with strong grades and are either already admitted as a Lawyer, or will be admitted by the end of 2024.
  • Wants to do things differently and isn’t the average law graduate: You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are keen to grow as a lawyer in an innovative, tech-driven NewLaw environment.
  • Passionate about the client experience: You are focused on your clients and you’re dedicated to creating experiences that exceed client expectations.
  • Personable, empathetic and resilient: You are friendly, warm and professional. You celebrate the ups and push through and learn from the downs.
  • Cool and calm under pressure: You are an organised and efficient worker, and can effectively manage competing priorities.

The Perks

  • Fast-paced environment with accelerated growth opportunities for high performers.
  • Talented and energetic teammates across Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
  • Unlock additional annual leave per year, plus paid birthday leave, volunteering leave, and parental leave.
  • Annual budget to spend on external learning and development opportunities.
  • Regular firm-wide socials, drinks and team lunches.
  • Friendly and relaxed office environment in Surry Hills, super close to Central Station.

Apply Today!

If joining LegalVision as a Graduate Lawyer sounds like the perfect start to your legal career, we’d love to hear from you! Applications close at 11:59pm AEST on Sunday, 5 May 2024. Applications must be accompanied by your final (or most recent if you haven't yet finished uni) academic transcript.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in a phone screen, followed by an in-person interview at our Surry Hills office.

Good luck!