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Senior Corporate/Commercial Lawyer



Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

About the company

Lawpath Legal is the driving force behind Australia’s premier online legal platform for SMBs. Since our inception in 2014, we have empowered over 400,000 businesses with the legal support they need. Our commitment to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the top legal firms in the Asia Pacific, highlighted by our recent Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firm Finalist Award in 2024.

Why Lawpath Legal?

Innovative Environment: Work with forward-thinking lawyers in a hybrid working, collaborative environment.
Impactful Work: Help shape the future of legal services for SMBs and startups.
Award-Winning Team: Join a team celebrated for its innovative approach and excellence.

The Role

We’re looking for a senior lawyer to join our internal team at Lawpath Legal. As a member of our in-house legal team, you will advise startups and small/medium businesses on a wide range of general commercial matters. While no two days will be exactly the same, your main responsibilities will include:

Providing Expert Legal Advice: Counsel startups and SMBs on a broad range of commercial matters, including business formation, shareholder agreements, capital raising, service contracts, IP issues, and more.

Client Engagement: Conduct one-on-one consultations, offer strategic legal advice, and build strong client relationships.

Innovative Collaboration: Partner with our marketing and product teams to develop groundbreaking legal products and services.

You will work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage multiple clients and files simultaneously. Most importantly, you will be able to adapt and grow in a startup environment and help build the firm's practice areas. You will be supervised and supported by a principal solicitor.

What we’re looking for:

  • Corporate/Commercial Expertise: Significant experience in corporate and commercial law.
  • Startup Enthusiast: Passion for startups, NewLaw, and legal innovation.
  • Business Savvy: Deep understanding of the challenges faced by SMBs.
  • Independent Problem-Solver: Ability to work autonomously and make quick decisions.
  • Adaptable Professional: Comfortable in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.
  • Client-Focused: Dedication to exceeding client expectations and ensuring their satisfaction

Our Benefits:
Our benefits are designed to help everyone enjoy a fulfilling, productive and balanced life in & out of work. Find out more at: Some of our benefits include:

💸A generous ESOP to reward your hard work
🎂 An additional paid day of leave for your birthday
👪 Generous paid parental leave policy for parents and carers
💻 A genuine flexible work-from-home policy to assist you in balancing your work and personal life (some of our lawyers are completely remote, others come to the office 2 days a week - we’re flexible!)
📚 Annual Learning Stipend for you to allocate towards any course of your choice, supporting both your personal or professional growth
📈 Mentoring Program to facilitate your growth and development by tapping into the experience of our accomplished business leaders
✨Culture of transparency supported by initiatives such as regular CEO Town halls, regular employee feedback surveys and end-of-month department performance reports shared across the business
🎉Culture Calendar with monthly activities, birthday cake celebrations and team-building days
💪 Discounted gym membership that’s a 2-min walk from our office
🏢 End-of-trip facilities to make your commute smooth & easy

Lawpath celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing and sociable company in an exciting new industry. Please apply with your CV. You need to have full legal working rights to work in Australia to be considered for this position.