Laine McKenzie

Laine McKenzie – Principal Consultant

Contact Laine:
Direct Phone: (03) 9098 8774
Mobile: 0416 127 656

Laine is widely recognised as one of the leading legal support recruitment consultants in Melbourne. Laine joined Legal People in May 2010 to add further depth and expertise to our Legal & Office Support division. She was promoted to Manager in July 2012.

Laine has specialised in both legal and generalist recruitment on a local and national basis, for over 18 years, which she has gained within a large national recruitment company as well as specialist boutique agencies. Based on mutual trust & respect Laine has forged some very long-standing relationships with her clients.

Likewise, she has provided career advice and guidance for many candidates throughout their career and accordingly Laine enjoys an excellent reputation in the Melbourne legal market for her commitment to client service and accurately matching her candidates to her clients.

Laine has extensive experience in recruiting the following positions:

  • Legal Secretaries & Personal Assistants
  • Executive Assistants
  • Law Clerks & Paralegals 
  • HR Positions including Managers, Advisors, Co-ordinators and Assistants
  • Practice & Business Managers
  • Marketing & Business Development Managers, Advisors, Co-ordinators and Assistants
  • Business & Office Services, Management & Support roles
  • Legal Assistants & Entry level positions

Due to Laine’s extensive networks she has also gained experience in recruitment for non-legal roles such as business development; marketing and human resources; accounting, I.T. and Executive Assistants for leading corporations as well as law firms.

Throughout her career Laine has continued her professional development, undertaking various courses and attending seminars, to keep up with market trends!

Laine came to recruitment as her second career, having initially qualified (B.Edn.) and worked as a primary school teacher for 11 years.

Raising her daughter is one of Laine’s proudest achievements to date and when time permits she enjoys reading a good novel, sharing a glass of champagne with friends and spending time with her family. Her favourite holiday destination is Hawaii!


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