Law firm Human Resources consulting

Susan Comerford is a senior human resources executive with particular strengths in strategic human resource management, business structures, law practice development and operational management. She consults to clients of Burgess Paluch on an hourly, daily or project basis.

Susan can assist law firms with:Susan Comerford

  • Design and implementation of talent attraction and retention strategies
  • People focused law firm structuring and reviews (including job descriptions and KPI’s to ensure greater efficiencies)
  • Salary reviews and alternative remuneration strategies
  • Staff engagement strategies
  • Human Resource Policy reviews to ensure policies are contemporary and competitive
  • Performance review systems with a focus on a conversational approach
  • Design and implementation of strategies and initiatives for professional development, talent identification and leadership programs.

Susan has over 30 years working in law firms, initially as a commercial lawyer, and in a wide variety of senior executive legal practice management roles with some of Australia’s leading national commercial law firms. Susan has the ability to work with law firm staff at all levels and brings a cost effective, hands-on and results focused approach to her projects. 

To discuss our Human Resources Consulting services for law firms contact Susan Comerford or Paul Burgess on 03 8676 0372 or via

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