Excellent opportunities available in the Melbourne legal jobs market

From our NZ network feedback, Melbourne seems to be a destination of choice for Kiwis wanting to head to Australia, key reasons behind this are:

  •  Affordability
  • Continued career development in a larger city
  • Culture and Lifestyle
  • Still close to NZ

At Tyler Wren we are also seeing some excellent career opportunities for NZ Qualified Lawyers in the Melbourne market, team cultures tend to be seen as more collegial, opportunities are more conducive to work-life balance, and due to the continued growth and economic success of the region the range of work is complex, career building and retains a high level of challenge. 

The Top 4 skill sets are:

  • Litigation – Commercial and Construction
  • Construction – Front End
  • Corporate – M&A
  • Property (Large Scale)

The Top Tiers, National, and Mid-Tier firms have an appetite to hire in these areas of expertise. From applicants, most require good transcripts and a track record of having worked on large clients/transactions/deals projects and both private and public sector experience is in demand. 

What salary can I attract in Melbourne?

3 – 5 year PAE NZ Qualified Lawyer can expect to receive an offer of between AUD$130k – AUD$160k + SUPA.

Senior Associates can expect an offer between AUD$180k – AUD$250k + SUPA.

Firms often offer performance bonuses, sign-on bonuses and many other benefits.

Why would I have Tyler Wren manage my job search?

Our knowledge of the Australian market allows us to present opportunities to you that meet your priorities for your next job. 

We build that list based on the priorities that you have expressed to us during our interview.

We’ll give you all the information that you need to make an informed decision.

We will manage multiple interviews/offers and help you decide which is the best opportunity for you.

We’re committed to staying in touch with you once you have started your new role to ensure all is well. 

What’s next?

Whether you are looking for a confidential,  informed overview of the legal jobs market to help you decide if this is the right next move for you or if you’ve already set your time frame to relocate then please contact Lisa Gray on 09 973 5470 or email lgray@tylerwren.co.nz to discuss your next steps.

Also Here at Tyler Wren, we know good people know good people, for this reason, we have increased our referral voucher to *$600 per person. *Terms and Conditions apply So recommend someone to work with us and we will reward you once we have successfully placed them into their next role.