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Peter and Ross have the industry know-how to not only meet, but exceed my expectations. They deliver time and time again the highest calibre candidates, ticking all the boxes. I can trust that when they say they have found someone, I won't be disappointed.

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Peter and Ross have the industry know-how to not only meet, but exceed my expectations. They deliver time and time again the highest calibre candidates, ticking all the boxes. I can trust that when they say they have found someone, I won't be disappointed.

Human Resources Director, National Law Firm

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QLD Legal Salary Survey 2023

Not surprisingly, the most common question that lawyers have in their careers is this: how much should I be getting paid as a lawyer? To help Queensland lawyers answer that question (and many more!), we’ve created the 2023 Queensland Legal…

Queensland Legal Salary Survey 2023 is LIVE

Peppercorn Recruitment is proud to be partnering with Queensland Young Lawyers for the sixth year to compile the most comprehensive salary survey for Queensland lawyers. Whether you’re happy with your salary or not, knowing what the market says about how…

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4 good reasons to move jobs before Xmas…

Given that the Melbourne Cup is just around the corner and Christmas decorations have been up in stores now for months, a lot of lawyers we speak to assume there’s no point in looking for a job until the new…

What to do if you didn’t get that promotion or pay rise?

It’s the start of a new financial year and, as is often the case at this time, we’ve been receiving calls from lawyers who are disappointed about not getting that promotion or pay rise they were hoping for.    If you…

Recent in-house trends & salary survey

Earlier this month, Ross Dakin sat down for a webinar with the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia which was moderated by Angie Coleman, General Counsel & Co Sec, Springfield City Group. The broad topic was in relation to Peppercorn Recruitment’s…

WFH vs Hybrid Work

Back in 2020, as COVID-19 began to take hold, we wrote a blog about “making work from home work for you”. Unprecedented times called for unprecedented measures as many firms (and lawyers) grappled with how it was all going to…