Job description

About Us

Established in 2020, JNP Legal is a commercial law firm forming part of JNP Advisory.

JNP Advisory, a chartered accounting firm specialising in the provision of business transaction, succession, and valuation advice. Since being established in 2011, JNP Advisory has earnt an enviable reputation for achieving high quality results through technical excellence and sound execution capability.

Our clients operate across diverse industries and range from entrepreneurial privately owned businesses to large public companies.

A key element to our success has been our commitment to provide highly qualified individuals flexible work solutions, interesting assignments, c-suite client interaction and a collaborative team environment.

For more information about JNP Advisory visit www.jnpadvisory.com.au.

 

About the role

This opportunity is a newly created position forming the next stage of JNP Legal’s development after its initial success in 2020. The role offers a high degree of autonomy and a variety of legal work over a range of matters.

The broad responsibilities of the role include:

  • Advising on, and drafting (where applicable) with respect to the following:

*  Business Sale/Purchase Agreements – Share Sale/Purchase Agreements and Asset Sale/Purchase Agreements (including all elements of such agreements including deposits, escrow arrangements, working capital adjustments, warranty and indemnity regimes and completion mechanics).

*  Ancillary Transaction Documents (including Confidentiality Deeds, Term Sheets, Assignment Deeds, Novation Deeds, Employment Contracts, Contractor Arrangements, Regulatory Applications (including ASIC and FIRB) and assisting with the process for completion of a transaction).
*  Transaction due diligence (including document collation, contract reviews, statutory register reviews, third party searches and preparation of due diligence reports).

*  Shareholder Agreements (including for joint venture arrangements).

*  Subscription Agreements (including advice on regulatory restrictions on offers of securities and disclosure documents and application of Corporations Act exemptions).

*  Employee Incentive Schemes (including Share and Option Plans).

*  Corporations Act advice (including in relation to appointment/removal of directors, notice and process for general meetings, financial assistance, capital reductions, share buy-backs, related party transactions, offers of securities and Financial Services Licensing and disclosures).

*  Property transactions and documentation (such as leases including assignments and land sale contracts).

*  Intellectual property documents (including IP assignments and licensing arrangements).

*  Banking and finance documents (loan agreements, security documentation and PPSR issues).

*  Trust arrangements (including drafting different types of trust deeds, such as discretionary trusts, unit trusts, bare trust, and drafting / advising on changes to trusts, etc).

  • General day-to-day commercial matters (such as standard terms of trade, assignment/novation deeds, supply agreements, distribution agreements, service agreements, power of attorney, agency/nomination arrangements).
  • Writing reports and supporting the Director with overall client engagement management.
  • Assisting the Director execute transactions.
  • Maintaining positive, productive, and professional relationships with client personnel, colleagues, and referrers.

 

Essential requirements

  • LLB, GDLP.
  • 5+ years’ PQE.
  • Admitted in NSW (or another state in Australia with rights for reciprocal admission).
  • Experience in corporate / transaction and/or commercial law.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • Commercial acumen coupled with strong drafting skills, excellent communication skills and client servicefocus.
  • Excellent attention to detail, analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Experience in managing complex matters across multiple clients.
  • Confidence in managing and dealing with personnel across a business including business owners/business executives (C-Suite personnel).
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics and a desire to take commercial ownership of tasks.

 

Personal attributes

  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Respectful.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Flexible.

 

The Deal

  • Permanent part-time role – 3-5 days per week during school hours.
  • Hours: Highly flexible role, with the opportunity to set the hours/days worked and leave taken to suit childcare or other personal commitments.
  • Salary: Depending upon experience.
  • Location: Drummoyne, Sydney. You will be required to work at least two days in the office, but the balance may be undertaken remotely from home.

 

How to Apply

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