Company Profile

Legal People is a leading, highly reputable specialist legal recruitment service provider located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD in William Street. We are one of the first established legal specialist recruitment agencies in Australia and we celebrated 40 years in 2013!

Legal People was founded on the philosophy of providing personalised service and maintaining enduring relationships with clients and candidates. It is these values which have underpinned Legal People’s long-term success.

Our Extensive Network

Despite our Melbourne based location Legal People are able to source quality legal candidates on a global basis. We have affiliated offices in Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand, Middle East and the United Kingdom. This strong network has enabled the servicing of national clients in the provision of high calibre Lawyers; Management & HR; Legal & Office Support staff and experienced Legal Temps.

In addition to our own extensive network and referral base developed over 40 years, Legal People are also members of the NPAworldwide , the worldwide recruiting network, connecting independent global recruiting firms together, giving our clients and candidates even greater reach and connectivity. All NPAworldwide member firms go through strict quality and reference checking procedures and are governed by a code of ethics and confidentiality measures.

Legal People takes pride in the ongoing rapport and excellent reputation, established over four decades, with a broad ranging client base which includes corporations, government departments, large to medium national and international law firms through to the smaller specialist boutique style law practices.

Specialising in the provision of high calibre legal staff, Legal People assist clients with their lawyer and support staff appointments on a permanent, temporary and contract basis. For many years, Legal People has also provided practice merger/acquisition; strategic business and succession planning advice. Legal People are also often called upon by leading legal publications to comment on current recruitment trends and market conditions in the legal industry.

Our knowledge of the legal market is second to none. Combined our team has over 80 years of legal recruitment expertise!

Our Team

Legal People employs four dedicated Recruitment Consultants who specialise purely in legal staffing placements:

Our consultants enjoy the exceptional assistance of our highly experienced and dedicated support team of 4 staff. Accordingly, our expert Legal Recruitment Consultants can focus solely on meeting our clients and candidates’ needs.

We are a little proud too, of our employee retention rate, currently averaging over 9 years of service per staff member – not bad for the recruitment industry!