Living and Working in Australia

February 12, 2020

Taylor Root is the world’s leading legal search and recruitment company with offices in Sydney and Melbourne. Whether you are seeking to move to Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney, Taylor Root has over 30 years’ experience assisting Antipodeans and expats transition into the Australia legal market. 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 Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth throughout our history and will continue to do so in the year ahead. 

There are many reasons why lawyers relocate to Australia from the UK. The most obvious reasons include the lifestyle, weather and the more enjoyable commute to the office. But there are also good professional reasons to make the move. Legal practice in Australia is very similar to that in London and, just as there is a steady stream of lawyers from Australia to the UK, there’s also a continuous flow of lawyers in reverse. Australian firms tend to offer a broader focus with less specialisation, allowing lawyers to broaden their experience.

For more junior lawyers, the level of training and interaction with partners is excellent. You might, therefore, make the move for a few years, and then return to London with a greater number of employment options than you previously had. The legal market in Australia is widely recognised as sophisticated and well developed. The quality of the firms and work is on par with London.

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 team.

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Living and Working in Australia for UK Lawyers

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