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One for property lawyers…

10 August 2017

Time stands still for no one.  And right at this moment, that’s certainly the case for Brisbane property lawyers too! Legal recruitment, surprisingly, can be used as a reliable and accurate barometer for assessing broader market sentiment and conditions. Judging by the number of property related opportunities we are working on at the moment, and applying…

Are you “unconsciously biased”…?

8 August 2017

This morning Pete and I were invited to a round-table discussion hosted by Seek where the topic focused largely on “unconscious bias” within recruitment. I look at CVs for a living and I’ll be the first to admit that I have certain biases when it comes to reviewing a lot of these. While my bias…

Legal Careers

Qld Young Lawyers – Career Seminar

5 April 2017

Well, it’s come around again rather quickly, but our annual Peppercorn Recruitment Career Seminar, in conjunction with the Queensland Young Lawyers and College of Law, is being hosted on Thursday 20 April 2017. Our two Partners, Peter and Ross, will share their career tips and advice for those in the legal profession. Topics will be…

legal recruitment, overseas, international legal jobs, magic circle, london law jobs

“Magic Circle” Global Recruitment Campaign – March 2017

28 February 2017

Earlier this month, Peppercorn Recruitment was engaged by a UK headquartered “Magic Circle” law firm to be its exclusive Queensland recruitment partner as a part of its upcoming global recruitment campaign. Despite months of uncertainty following the Brexit referendum in mid-2016, the global legal market has since then improved enough to warrant a team of…

An evening with General Counsel

11 November 2016

Last night we attended the first of “an evening with General Counsel” series hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Piper Alderman Lawyers. It was a very well attended evening with many in-house counsel attending to hear the thoughts from three excellent, highly experienced current and former General Counsel sharing their experiences and…

Planning a move in-house

21 September 2016

Last Thursday night we presented to the Queensland Young Lawyers Association at the rooftop at Sage on Ann (with the lovely backdrop of city hall above) as part of our ongoing career development series on the topic of taking your career in-house or overseas. Given I spent time in-house myself on secondment as a lawyer…

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