Lawyer - LawPath

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Closing On: Saturday, 6th July 2019
Category: Legal
Location: NSW
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Young Lawyer

Job Description:

About Us

LawPath is looking for a Sydney based business lawyer with experience in startups and small businesses.

LawPath is a venture-backed, genuine disrupter within the Australian legal technology space. With multiple awards in our pockets, LawPath has regularly been listed as one of Australia’s fastest growing legal startups to watch. We use technology to make legal faster, simpler and more cost-effective. We’ve helped over 80,000 clients save in excess of $50m in legal fees!

LawPath has recently launched a new product for our 80,000 startup and SMB clients. The product is a yearly legal subscription that entitles the user to unlimited access to tools, legal documents and legal calls with lawyers. After a great response from our clients, we are now looking to build a team of lawyers to service this demand. In this role, you will work with our partner law firms, under the guidance of a principal supervising lawyer to help service clients with general commercial and startup legal needs. 

This role would suit an entrepreneurial-minded person with a desire to build their own high performing team within the LawPath ecosystem to service a fast paced and high volume set of our clients. This opportunity is to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new offering in the Australian legal space.

The Role

We’re looking for a 2 PQE - 5 PQE lawyer to join the LawPath team. You will assist our 80,000 clients with general legal enquiries and general commercial legal tasks.
You will work with a fast growing team of technologists, marketers and salespeople to service LawPath subscription clients. In your role, you will be responsible for providing phone support and advice to startups and small businesses on all aspects of starting and running a small business.

You will be willing to work in a high volume and fast- paced environment and able to juggle multiple clients and consultations at once. Most importantly, you will be able to adapt and grow in a startup environment and bring enthusiasm and ‘grit’ to the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide general commercial phone consultations to Start ups and small businesses;
  • Confidence to conduct unsupervised advice calls on matters such as starting a business, employment, IP, contracts and much more;
  • Contract review and trademark registration;
  • Basic drafting and contract management;
  • Clear record keeping via CRM and internal systems.

Desired Experience

  • Experienced: At least 2 years experience as a startup or small business lawyer
  • Startup focussed: Interested in NewLaw, startups and innovation
  • Commercial: Has business acumen; understands SMBs and the legal issues they face
  • Autonomous: Has the ability to work unsupervised and solve problems on the run.
  • Adaptable: Wants to work in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiastic: Loves assisting clients and making them happy every time

The Perks

  • Fast-paced startup environment with rapid growth
  • Talented and energetic team members, driven towards a shared goal
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Annual budget for conferences and learning opportunities
  • Startup office in Surry Hills with table tennis, games and relaxed open plan environment.
  • Friday drinks and team building days

How to Apply

We are ready to hire and will move quickly when we find the right person. If that’s you, apply now to avoid missing out!

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