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Legal Recruitment Agency Australia

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Welcome to Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment, the specialist lawyer recruitment agency that serves Australia, New Zealand and legal employment markets throughout the English-speaking world.At Burgess Paluch we take a strategic approach to legal recruitment. This means building enduring relationships with law firms and the increasing the number of businesses employing in house legal counsel, developing the trust and confidence which are inseparable from good recruiting. We also create career-long associations with our candidate lawyers, giving advice and guidance on fulfilling their goals. Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment is based in Melbourne and Sydney and our recruitment consultants offer experience and insight into Australian and international legal jobs markets. All our recruitment consultants are former lawyers and our agency recruits lawyers for vacancies in a range of markets, including Australia (MelbourneSydneyPerthBrisbaneAdelaideDarwin and Canberra) as well as overseas jurisdictions such as London and the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia (including Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Tokyo, Dubai and the UAE), New Zealand and offshore locations such as the Cayman Islands and Channel Islands.We take a strategic approach to legal jobs/recruitment and provide accessible, pro-active advice. We focus on creating successful outcomes and building long term partnerships with both lawyers and employers as part of our recruitment process. Whether it is a legal vacancy or a lawyer that you are seeking, our specialist legal recruitment consultants will be keen to assist you.

Burgess Paluch is one of the largest, most successful and respected legal recruitment consultancies in Australia. We pride ourselves on maintaining our boutique environment and practice. Our legal recruiters have a professional, creative and switched-on approach and are readily accessible to law firms, and in-house legal counsel lawyers alike. For law firms, government and in-house employers, we believe it's crucial that we get to know you and your business and it is our aim to create legal recruitment solutions to satisfy each individual role. We recruit from junior to partner level, assist with executive search contract lawyers and paralegal staff and our experienced legal recruitment consultants are adept at assisting lawyers with portable practices and in moving teams. We have also assisted law firms in setting up whole offices or new practice areas. For lawyers, our aim is to not only provide you with access to the best legal jobs and the broadest legal opportunities in the market, but to assist you to obtain a role that fits in with your long-term career goals. We are also experts at moving lawyers from market to market.

Relocating For Your New Legal Job

A skilful lawyer’s career these days is likely to involve one or more relocations, often between very different societies, with different housing costs, schooling practices and so on. Relocating is a stressful event, and we want our candidates to be settling in and becoming productive members of their new teams as soon as possible. So we pay particular attention to assisting lawyers with local information and guidance on housing, schools and a host of other issues. When recruiting for law firms, businesses or government we are adept at assisting lawyers with a range of skillsets. We recruit lawyers, partners with portable practices and even entire teams, including firm mergers of 15+ partners. We take the time to understand your firm and it’s culture; our purpose is to create legal recruitment solutions precisely targeted to the characteristics of each vacancy. The advantages of this continuing ground-work are apparent in our results – shorter short lists, better matches, and a record of successful placements of which we are justifiably proud. Take a look at our online database to see legal vacancies right now, in all the jurisdictions we serve.

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