Find your dream role down under. Australian recruitment market update.

Author Hayden Gordine
January 12, 2023

As we start 2023, the global economic outlook remains gloomy.

Despite increased expense and inflation pressure, a recession here in Australia is predicted to be softer than what will be experienced in other national economies.

The Australian legal industry has shown itself to be quite resilient in the face of near-constant change and steep challenges. For most of the past two years
law firms in Australia have consistently outperformed their global counterparts, and the 2023 outlook is equally as strong.

The demand for associates and senior associates across the vast majority of practice areas remains extremely high.

A statistic that supports this is our national vacancy number – we currently have close to 300 roles across a range of law firms. This number has been consistent throughout the year and has sometimes been as high as 350.

Relocating to Australia

If you’re a qualified lawyer and want to relocate to a sun, surf, and sand lifestyle, then there is no better time to experience living and working in Australia.

Our Australian law firm clients have never been busier, and vacancy numbers across all practice groups and at all levels across Australia are at an all-time high.

For further information on opportunities, the visa process, and salaries in Australia please enter your details below and we will give you a call or email.

Alternatively please contact Hayden Gordine at Taylor Root Australia at +61 9236 9004 or


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