Living and working in Australia: a guide for UK lawyers

Author Richard Schontag
November 15, 2021

Are you an overseas qualified lawyer looking for a career more to Australia?

After being closed for more than 600 days, Australia’s international borders are finally set to reopen to UK lawyers. This is a day our law firms’ clients have been waiting for, the Australia economy has bounced back speculatively in 2021, with demand for legal services and the demand lawyers at a all time high. After doing it tough these past two years, and with a national vaccination rate at circa 95%, Australia is open, will be staying open, and our clients are seeking UK lawyers for start dates in 2022.

Whether you are seeking to move to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide or Canberra, Taylor Root’s international career management team can provide you with an in-depth insight into the Australian legal landscape as well as assist you with visa, immigration, and relocation information.

Taylor Root is Australia’s leading legal recruitment firm. We have over 30 years experience assisting international lawyers and expats transition back into the Australian legal market and we are the preferred recruitment partner to all the major Australian law firms for the supply of international lawyers. We are proud to have partnered with the leading firms across Australia throughout our history and will continue to do so in the years ahead.

Right now is the perfect time to consider that career move. Our clients are actively seeking internationally qualified lawyers to relocate to Australia in 2022.

Whether this is definitely the next move you wish to make or you are simply interested in hearing more about Australia, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Australian Private Practice team.

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