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10 Fastest Growing Legal Solution Providers 2018

A Market Disruptor in the Commercial Legal Services Industry: LegalVision


LegalVision’s innovative business model and custom-built technology assist its lawyers to provide a faster, better quality and more cost-effective client experience. LegalVision is a leader in delivering legal services in Australia and has assisted more than 50,000 businesses. The firm was awarded NewLaw Firm of the Year at the 2017 Australian Law Awards and was named 2018 Fastest Growing Law Firm in APAC by the Financial Times.

Headquartered in Surry Hills, NSW and founded in 2012, the firm builds technology to help increase the efficiency of its lawyers. LegalVision can also build custom legal apps, portals and platforms.

LegalVision: Aiding Businesses

Cost Certainty: LegalVision is a leader in the movement away from the lawyer’s billable unit. We offer our clients a range of pricing options to suit their needs and provide clarity on legal costs. Most of our work is on a fixed-fee per project basis, but we also design monthly subscriptions and other flexible pricing arrangements that deliver value for clients with a higher volume of legal needs.

Responsive Timeframes: We understand that timing is critical, particularly for businesses that have a large number of legal projects. LegalVision is committed to delivering our services within timeframes that fit the commercial needs of our clients.

Specialist Lawyers: LegalVision caters to a full range of commercial law needs. Our lawyers are specialists, who bring extensive experience from working at leading law firms in Australia and across the world.

Service Portfolio

Banking and Finance:

Business owners can obtain debt finance through secured and unsecured loans, including revenue loans and convertible notes. Our banking and finance team have an established reputation in advising SMEs, startups and corporate clients both nationally and globally with their financing needs.

LegalVision’s banking and finance team can assist with:

  • drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan agreements, security documents, and guarantees;
  • advising startups and investors in relation to revenue loans and convertible notes;
  • drafting, reviewing and negotiating term sheets; and
  • advising and representing parties in disputes that may arise from financing arrangements, including payment defaults.

Construction and Infrastructure:

LegalVision’s construction team has an established reputation in Australia’s construction and infrastructure space, and assists:

owners and developers with:

  • selecting procurement strategies to best suit their needs;
  • preparing tender documentation and reviewing tender responses;
  • preparing, reviewing or negotiating construction contracts (including consultancy contracts, construct-only contracts, design-and-construct contracts, supply contracts, logistics contracts and project management contracts); and
  • administering construction contracts, including the review and assessment of contractual claims; and

contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, consultants, certifiers, project managers and logistics providers with:

  • preparing, reviewing or negotiating construction contracts, including
  • preparing downstream suites of contracts; and
  • administering construction contracts, including the preparation of contractual claims.

Data and Privacy:

Our lawyers are well placed to assist you with any issue you may have in relation to data and privacy protection. We seek to provide advice that is accurate yet commercially focussed. We have guided many businesses through the ever-changing complexities of data protection in Australia and beyond Australia’s borders.

We take the time to understand your risk profile and draw on our experience to shape solutions for you that conform to local regulations while allowing the flexibility you require to ensure your business grows. In times when your business may operate in one jurisdiction but store data in another, we work with you to ensure that your strategy is clear and that you understand both legal and regulatory issues.

Media and Entertainment:

LegalVision’s media and entertainment team are experienced with the commercial and regulatory environment in which media and entertainment businesses operate. We can assist:

  • content creators with distribution, defamation claims and intellectual property protection (including licensing, commercialization and enforcement);
  • individuals and businesses with contract reviews, drafting, and negotiation;
  • producers with film and media financing, production, and commercialization of content;
  • advertising and marketing agencies with advertising compliance; and
  • publishing companies with strategic commercial legal advice on rights and distribution.

Clientele Reviews

“We have worked with LegalVision on our shareholder's agreement, employee share scheme, and a capital raise. Their fees are very reasonable compared to “name” firms and they have repeatedly gone the extra mile and demonstrate they know the startup space.”

- John Baini, TruePillars, Co-Founder & CEO

“LegalVision lawyers are the team you want by your side when reviewing and negotiating contract terms. We’ve worked with LegalVision during our Friends & Family Round where they prepared our convertible notes, and during our seed round which we closed with excellent terms and well ahead of schedule.”

- Federico Collarte, Baraja Pty Ltd, Founder

“The legal work provided by the team at LegalVision has been invaluable to Just Cuts. LegalVision balance between quality and efficiency is particularly impressive and integral to the success of our many franchised outlets. Their lawyers maintain a consistently high quality of service and their fixed-fee approach is a breath of fresh air.”

- Amber Turnbull, Just Cuts, COO

Greet the Chieftain

Aaron Suine, Head of Legal: Aaron is the Head of Legal and also a Practice Leader at LegalVision, leading the Construction and Infrastructure team. As a former Partner of a national law firm, and having previously worked at Norton Rose Fulbright and Minter Ellison, Aaron works closely with LegalVision’s corporate and property teams in advising on procurement strategies, tendering, contract preparation and negotiation as well as contract administration.

Aaron has been involved in a number of Australia’s most significant infrastructure projects as well as various residential, commercial and industrial property developments, acting for major developers, contractors, consultants, and suppliers. Aaron was listed on The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Directory for 2016, a directory selected based on client feedback, which recommended Aaron for his “phenomenal work” in Construction in Australia. Aaron was also listed as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers in Construction and Infrastructure Law for 2018, based on feedback from his peers across Australia.

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