Hayden Gordine

Partner | Head of Australia

Australia

  • Banking and financial services
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Law firms
  • In-house
  • Law firms
  • Partner

Based out of our Sydney office, Hayden oversees the businesses across Australia with a focus on recruiting at the counsel, partner, head of legal, and general counsel levels. Before legal search and recruitment, he spent five years as a corporate lawyer in Auckland and London. Since joining Taylor Root in 2007, he has worked in our London, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Sydney offices. His prior experience as a lawyer assists in understanding the needs of our candidates and clients. He is passionate about law and desires to work as a specialist recruiter where long-standing relationships remain fundamental to our success.

hayden’s Insights

  • Moving jobs

Australia Awaits

  • Posted October 7, 2022
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. The golden country continues to go from strength to strength and is predicted to avoid the global recession the world is now facing. Our Australian law […]
  • Uncategorized

Move your career around the globe with Taylor Root – information for NZ lawyers

  • Posted August 5, 2022
For many New Zealanders, taking “The big OE” and travelling and working around the globe has been a rite of passage. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic put a dramatic halt on international travel but with most countries now opening their borders, and getting covid under control, demand for New Zealander lawyers has never been higher. Our international offering combines […]
  • Uncategorized

30 Under 30 Awards Finalist Showcase 2022 | Financial services

  • Posted May 5, 2022
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 is back for 2022 and is once again bringing you an unparalleled awards program that identifies the finest young lawyers across the nation. Each year, Lawyers Weekly shines a light on the rising stars, at the age of 30 and under, recognising their tremendous efforts […]
  • Industry leaders

Podcast series: 30 Under 30 Awards – 2021

  • Posted May 12, 2021
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, principal partner of this year’s 30 Under 30 Awards, is pleased to bring you a series of podcasts showcasing finalists across a multitude of categories from this year’s awards, including: Banking and finance Construction and infrastructure Lawyers Weekly deputy editor Jerome Doraisamy is joined by the Head of […]
  • Uncategorized

Living a working guide to the UK for Australian and New Zealand lawyers

  • Posted April 15, 2021
For many Australian and New Zealanders, travelling and working in the UK has been a rite of passage for generations. With historical ties, no language barrier, a similar legal system, and Europe on its doorstep, the UK has been a natural fit for lawyers, wishing to work abroad, accelerate their career and travel the world. […]
  • Australia

Living and working guide to the UK for Australian and New Zealand lawyers

  • Posted April 12, 2021
For many Australian and New Zealanders, travelling and working in the UK has been a rite of passage for generations. With historical ties, no language barrier, a similar legal system, and Europe on its doorstep, the UK has been a natural fit for lawyers, wishing to work abroad, accelerate their career and travel the world. […]
  • Market Insight

Under 30 – The first step to making Partnership

  • Posted March 12, 2021
If you are under 30 years of age and working at a top law firm, you undoubtedly would have spent the last 10 years studying and training to be a first-rate lawyer. You did well at law school and then landed that prestigious summer clerkship, turned it into a full-time associate position, and are now […]
  • Industry leaders

Podcast series: Partner of the Year Awards

  • Posted October 12, 2020
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, principal partner of this year’s Partner of the Year Awards, is pleased to bring you a series of podcasts showcasing finalists across a multitude of categories from this year’s awards, including:- Mergers and Acquisitions Partner of the Year Dispute Resolution Partner of the Year Corporate Partner of the […]
  • Australia

PODCAST SERIES: 30 Under 30 Law Awards

  • Posted May 12, 2020
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, principal partner of this year’s 30 Under 30 Law Awards, conducted a series of podcasts showcasing the finalists across a multitude of categories from this year’s awards, including:- Banking & Finance Construction & Infrastructure Dispute Resolution & Litigation Lawyers Weekly editor Emma Ryan, along with Hayden Gordine, Partner […]
  • Market update

Legal recruitment during COVID-19

  • Posted April 12, 2020
As we head into another week in lock-down, Hayden Gordine, Partner Taylor Root and Head of Australia, explores the ramifications of coronavirus on the legal marketplace, the evolving trends and the impacts upon legal employers in Australia. Hayden talks about marketplace trends in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, the issues and challenges that have […]
  • Interim

Do you want greater flexibility at work? Interim work could be the perfect fit for you!

  • Posted December 13, 2016
Working as an interim lawyer can be an exciting and challenging way to take your career forward and can offer you the flexibility that you might not have previously considered. Interim work is great for lawyers of all levels of experience, who find themselves in between roles or taking some time off before they look […]