Law Graduate | Commercial

LegalVision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Our mission is to power the success of every business by delivering legal support that is proactive, affordable and commercial, and the key way we do this is through our industry-first legal services membership. We have assisted over 200,000 businesses across New Zealand, Australia and the UK, and we’re just scratching the surface. We were named Law Firm of the Year at the 2021 and 2022 Australasian Law Awards and a 5 star Employer of Choice by Australiasian Lawyer in 2023.

The Opportunity

The LegalVision Graduate Program presents a unique opportunity to launch your legal career at Australasia’s fastest growing law firm. LegalVision was founded to improve access for every business to quality legal services, disrupt the traditional law firm model, and promote a culture of technological innovation in Australia, New Zealand and beyond. As a Graduate at LegalVision, you will play a critical role in bringing this mission to life. 

You will receive comprehensive formal and on the job training focused on technical legal knowledge, matter management, and client service to give you a strong understanding of the legal needs of New Zealand businesses, in order to provide pragmatic advice.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Under the supervision of our Practice Leaders and Senior Associates, you’ll be communicating with clients and taking carriage of matters from your first month! A typical day for our graduate lawyers may include (among other things):  
    • Conducting legal research. 
    • Provide oral and written advice to clients on a broad range of legal matters (including as part of our industry leading Legal Advice Consultation service).
    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts – including Goods & Services Agreements, Manufacturing Agreements, Distribution Agreements, IP Assignment & Licensing Agreements.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified with strong academics: You are a recent law graduate and are either already admitted as a Lawyer, or will be admitted by the end of June 2024.
  • Wants to do things differently and isn’t the average law graduate: You have an entrepreneurial mindset and are keen to grow as a lawyer in an innovative NewLaw environment.
  • Passionate about the client experience: You are focused on your clients and you’re dedicated to creating experiences that exceed client expectations.
  • Personable, empathetic and resilient: You are friendly, warm and professional. You celebrate the ups and push through and learn from the downs.
  • Cool and calm under pressure: You are an organised and efficient worker, and can effectively manage competing priorities.

The Perks

  • Fast-paced environment with exciting growth opportunities.
  • Talented, fun and supportive managers and team members.
  • Annual budget to spend on external learning opportunities.
  • Paid volunteering, birthday and parental leave.
  • Extra 5 days of annual leave!
  • Fully remote role – work from anywhere in NZ!

Apply Today!

If joining LegalVision as a Graduate sounds like the perfect start to your legal career, we’d love to hear from you.

Good luck!

A note to recruiters: we’re all over this role, so there’s no need for you to get in touch. LegalVision does not accept unsolicited CVs or responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited CVs. Thanks!