Associate Lawyer – Tax and Commercial

Careerlink People Solutions is partnering with WRP Legal & Advisory, a boutique commercial law firm which provides practical and strategic legal advice and collaborates with its clients to add value and achieve their commercial goals. They act with integrity and transparency, generously sharing their expertise while delivering the best results by being solution-driven problem solvers.

The Role

This role is integral to the fast-growing tax and legal practice. You will assist in servicing their ever-burgeoning client base (including small to medium enterprises, large family groups, high net wealth individuals and large corporates) across both the tax advisory and commercial streams.  You will also help deliver commercially driven outcomes and solutions while gaining invaluable hands-on experience in the early stages of your legal career.

Key Responsibilities
  • Advising clients on (and implementing) tax efficient solutions, optimal holding structures (for passive and trading assets), and structure/restructuring options
  • Advising on a range of taxation and revenue issues at the State and Federal level- in particular capital gains tax (CGT), goods and services tax (GST) and trust taxation
  • Advising on and drafting documents to effect commercial transactions including business and asset sales, mergers and joint ventures
  • Drafting and advising on commercial contracts, agreements and deeds
  • Legal research
Skills and Experience
  • Completion of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce with strong academic results
  • Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • A genuine interest in tax, commercial and corporate law
  • Ability to find practical solutions to complex and technical issues
  • A commercial mindset
  • Takes initiative, where appropriate and necessary
  • Well-developed drafting and analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to develop and nurture relationships with colleagues, clients and referrers

WRP Legal & Advisory genuinely values balance and truly believes in working with you to ensure that your legal career not only has longevity but is rewarding.

The culture of the firm is fun and professional, providing their staff with a friendly and co-operative environment. Several social functions and team building activities are scheduled throughout the year to foster and further develop their strong firm culture.

  • Genuine work life balance
  • Accelerated career progression through world-class trainings, development programs, and mentorship
  • Fun and professional environment
  • Dynamic, collaborative and outcome driven culture
  • Regular social events
How to Apply

If you have the skills and experience to excel in this position and you are looking to join an exciting organisation within a growing industry apply now. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Posted: 20 July 2023 

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We are interviewing immediately so if you feel that you meet the above criteria please send your resume or contact us at 08 8234 2144.

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