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Senior Commercial Lawyer

Location: Sydney
Language(s): Only English Required
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11 Jan 2021
Background  
Award-winning boutique practice with a strong focus on emerging technology businesses.
Three divisions – commercial/corporate, property/real estate, estates/asset protection.
Commercial team regularly acts for traditional SME’s, local start-ups, international businesses and emerging ASX clients.
Young, dynamic and relaxed but highly professional environment. Client centric firm.  

Ideal Candidate Private practice commercial/corporate experience.
Boutique/small/mid-tier firm experience essential. In-house/ general counsel experience not considered.
Ability to build rapport in meetings and telephone conferences with clients.
Client management and file management skills essential.
Ability to maintain 30+ files.
Business development experience is essential. Incentive scheme for clients introduced to the firm. 
Existing client base is highly regarded.
Technically astute, pro-active, well-organised, self-sufficient.
Strong passion for client service.
Mentoring of junior solicitors.
Natural leader so can be entrusted to one day lead part or all of the commercial/corporate practice. Opportunity for partnership.

Responsibilities
General commercial transactions including business purchase and sale matters.General corporate transactions including small scale capital raisings, private M&A (around $5m).Advice on corporate structures, corporate governance, director’s duties and Corporations Act.Advice on commercial contracts and documents (shareholders agreements etc).Due diligence and preparing reports.Familiarity with employment law matters, leasing, privacy and tax laws (in the context of commercial/corporate transactions)

Salary

$100k to $150k package depending on experience.