Sprint Law, 3+ Years Experience, FT/PT/Casual, Commercial Law, Sydney

Sprint Law

June 7, 2018
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Job Overview

We’re a disruptive new law firm, made up of tech-savvy lawyers working to make legal services more affordable and accessible for Australian startups and small businesses. We’re currently on the hunt for commercial lawyers with 3+ years’ experience, who are looking for a unique and truly flexible role in a growing startup law firm.

sprintlaw is built on the idea that lawyers should be able to have both a rewarding career and a fulfilling life outside of work. We’ve seen too many lawyers that have spilled blood, sweat and tears to become experts in their fields, only to be rewarded with long and thankless working days in a depressing work environment. Not to mention the lack of flexibility and autonomy in the job!

We offer our lawyers:

Real flexibility – We’ve taken the idea of a ‘flexible workplace’ to the next level. We’ve built an online communication system which allow us to work as a cohesive team unit, no matter where we are. This means that you can work from wherever and whenever – as long you get your job done. Our lawyers spend around half their work hours working remotely, whether it’s from home, interstate or even overseas!

Autonomy – We believe that the most rewarding part of being a lawyer is working with clients and helping them solve problems. We’ve seen so many lawyers spending their time doing back-office grunt work and never seeing the fruits of their labour. At sprintlaw, we give our lawyers complete autonomy to work directly with clients. While you’ll always have the entire sprintlaw team to support you, there’s no layer of ‘partner approval’ between you and the client – you’ll be the key point of contact, and it’s your show!

No more admin – Tired of time sheets, unpaid client invoices, chasing your secretary for receipts and filing reams of paper? No more! We’re a completely paperless firm, and we’ve automated most of the boring, time-wasting admin that comes with being a lawyer. Most of the time you’re working at sprintlaw, you’ll be doing the fun stuff – speaking to clients, drafting documents and solving actual legal problems.

 

The Role

You’ll be in charge of running your own legal matters from beginning to end. The type of work will depend on your area of expertise, but our services include contract drafting, corporate advice, employment law, reviewing leases, registering trademarks and business sales.

The clients you’ll be helping out will generally be small business owners and startup entrepreneurs, in industries such as technology, eCommerce, hospitality, retail, media, fashion and finance.

Legal technology and efficiency plays a central role at sprintlaw, so you’ll also be involved in improving our in-house technology and business processes.

 

The Difference 

sprintlaw is a new type of law firm designed to make legal services more affordable and accessible to startups and small businesses in Australia. We’re on a mission to disrupt the legal industry status quo and make quality legal services faster, simpler and more affordable for our clients. We’re run like a tech startup, with tech, user experience, creativity and lean startup thinking at the core of our culture.

Our firm is powered by automation technology – which has allowed us to cut out all the time wasting, paper pushing and administration that are all too common at traditional law firms and replace it with automated work flows. This allows our lawyers to focus on doing what they’re best at doing – advising clients and solving legal problems!

 

Yours skills

Your legal skills should be well developed and we expect you to be comfortable advising clients without supervision. Specialist experience (especially in corporate, banking, employment, real property, franchising or intellectual property) is a bonus, but not required.

We also are after people who are:

  • Tech-savvy and able to operate the various technology platforms we use
  • Personable and able to easily explain and communicate complex legal concepts to clients
  • Independent and comfortable working without supervision
  • Efficient – we operate on a fixed fee model, so we’re after people who know how to move quickly and get things done

We’re based in the REBORN co-working space (Level 1/46-52 Meagher St, Chippendale NSW 2008), and share the space with digital agencies, copywriters and creative types. No one wears a suit.

In addition, our firm uses a cloud based system and we support working remotely wherever possible. Why waste time commuting when you could be productive and get things done instead!

Please apply or contact Alex at Sprintlaw on [email protected]