Founded by Managing Director Joseph Germano, JLegal Australia is a market leader in Legal, Company Secretary and Corporate Governance recruitment. Established in 2005, the firm has developed deep networks to deliver bespoke talent solutions and has become a specialist in placing top-tier legal and governance professionals. Joseph and his team provide exceptional service for both clients and candidates alike, with extensive talent pools and exciting opportunities within Australia and globally.

Our expert consultants place lawyers in leading private practice firms and high-performance in-house teams in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Our assignments deliver the best talent in the market, whether it be a highly specialised role for a senior corporate lawyer to a unique in-house construction lawyer or a Company Secretary with top ASX knowledge. Each industry and sector has its own nuances and we listen carefully to each brief to source the best candidate.

Additionally, we undertake searches to source legal talent that is particularly hard to find or in high demand. Our expert consultants consider each brief and undertake market research and mapping to target highly sought after legal and corporate governance professionals. We also have access to an exclusive in-house data base which is utilised for every brief to showcase high calibre passive candidates. JLegal Australia has the knowledge and agility to produce strong and diverse shortlists
with robust recruitment processes.

Our permanent legal recruitment is complimented by a flexible talent offering. JLegal Australia can find the right candidate for a contract or part-time role both long and short term. A request for parental leave or long annual leave candidate is met by the same high-quality search methods. The successful candidate will fit seamlessly into the role to ensure they add value to the team from day one.

Local Expertise and Global Reach

JLegal Australia is one of the few legal recruiters to offer our clients access to top tier candidates from international markets. Our partners across the UK, Asia and New Zealand can explore global talent pools and connect high calibre lawyers with exciting opportunities in Australia. Our clients have the advantage of connecting with an even wider selection of international lawyers.
For employers seeking overseas talent, we have extensive experience undertaking executive searches for leading Australian businesses and top-tier law firms. We are a trusted specialist in the legal market with a proven track record of successful assignments. JLegal Australia is a champion of Diversity & Inclusion, and we take pride in assisting organisations in achieving progressive goals.

Expert Research and Market Insights

Our extensive research and collected data from over twenty years in legal recruitment is what sets JLegal Australia apart when sourcing candidates for our Clients. We know the unique value of mapping a market to find outstanding passive talent and we deliver results by engaging with top tier lawyers and company secretaries to build ongoing relationships. This specialist strategic approach underpins our continued success.

Our technical expertise and research is combined with JLegal Australia building trust with each candidate. Our consultants develop talent pools and establish a connection that results in our candidates eventually becoming our clients. We ensure cultural fit, workstyle preferences and career goals by utilising our tailored search and selection process. The result is candidate retention and satisfaction which and the at the core of JLegal Australia and why we have gained our leading reputation in the marketplace.

Next Steps to Engaging JLegal

First steps are easy, to start an initial discussion or to answer any queries simply reach out to any one of our consultants or connect with us through a message via the website. We can provide you with next best steps to assist with your unique requirements and career objectives.

From there, we can develop a bespoke plan, offer confidential advice, or brief you on the level of your business recruitment needs, from one-off retained searches to complete team builds. Our in-house legal executive coach is also on hand to give invaluable career advice. Friendly, approachable expertise and integrity is at the core of our recruitment services. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Values

At JLegal Australia, we care about the broader community and have valued charities which we support, including WorldVision Australia, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Starlight Children’s Foundation and Royal LifeSaving Society of Australia.

JLegal Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which we work and live. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have lived in harmony with the land for years, and together we are striving for the future of this land. We pay respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their connection to the land.

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