- Join a supportive, flexible firm & work across a diverse client portfolio
- Full-time permanent position based in Sydney or Perth
- Competitive salary + accelerated development & growth opportunities
Quest Legal is currently seeking a motivated Commercial Lawyer to join their close-knit team in Sydney or Perth!
Are you an experienced commercial lawyer looking to join an innovative firm that does things differently? Are you tired of the old traditional law model with unfair working hours, little ownership and reward for dedication? If the answer is “Yes” then take control back of your career; Quest Legal is right for you.
About the Opportunity
What stands Quest Legal out from the rest? Their unique and progressive approach. Quest Legal offer fixed price quotes, free initial consultations, and excellent, personable service. Say goodbye to pesky timesheets and unreasonable working hours and spend time where it really matters – helping their clients grow.
Fostering a great culture is a core value and critical to Quest Legal, which is why they are recognised as a firm where their people are their biggest asset and are supported and enjoy working. The team love that they are encouraged to work normal hours and to have a great work-life balance.
As the Commercial Lawyer with Quest Legal you will be exposed to a wide variety of work including advising growing SME clients on commercial, contracting, intellectual property, franchising and corporate matters. You will have the opportunity to work closely with innovative businesses across Australia and overseas within the franchising, technology, hospitality, finance, media, education, health, arts, fashion, music, sports, and nutrition industries. This opportunity will stimulate you and every client, and day, will be different.
As the Commercial Lawyer with Quest Legal, your responsibilities will include:
- Drafting and preparation of legal documents
- General correspondence and advice
- Negotiating settlements and comprises in litigation matters and amendments to contracts etc.
- Court appearances and advocacy work
- Addressing all your client’s requirements
- Assisting in the general day-to-day management and administration of files
Quest Legal promises fast-tracked career development for the right candidate and has a reputation for successfully nurturing developing lawyers. Their lawyers can own and manage client relationships and handle matters from start to finish.
With 1+ years minimum PAE, you are a collaborative, active, and trusted advisor to your clients. To be successful, you must be a creative lawyer willing to work with a team that constantly searches for new ideas and legal solutions. You will bring a mature, common sense, solutions-focussed approach to your work, as well as attention to detail with a focus on drafting high-quality legal advice and contracts.
You will be a team player that wants to contribute to and be part of Quest Legal’s vision and strategy to be Australia’s best fixed-priced law firm in Australia.
Are you tired of the old traditional law model with unfair working hours, little ownership, and reward for dedication? If the answer is “Yes” then take control back of your career; Quest Legal is right for you.
In addition to the above, to be successful, you will have/be:
- 1+ years of demonstrated Commercial Law experience
- Keen for a challenge and eager to develop and progress at a quick pace
- Strong drafting and formatting skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to meet a deadline and prioritise competing tasks
It would also be great if you had:
- Experience within Intellectual Property, Franchising, Technology, Contract, Corporate Structuring, and Litigation / Dispute Resolution
- Experience in supervising other lawyers and support staff
Quest Legal is a flexible, adaptive, and agile workplace. We are open to discussing any alternative working arrangements as required, please just highlight these in your cover letter.
About Our Client
Quest Legal is an innovative commercial law firm that does things differently. Quest Legal collaborates with their clients and works with them to help their businesses thrive. They don’t keep timesheets because their clients mean more to them than billable hours. Quest Legal will change the way you see lawyers.
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