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Our industry specialists will listen to your aspirations and share your story with New Zealand’s most prestigious organisations. Together, let’s write the next chapter of your career.

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Exclusive Recruitment Partners

Explore the opportunities from a range of organisations that exclusively partner with Robert Walters for their hiring needs.

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New Zealand’s leading employers trust us to deliver fast, efficient hiring solutions that are tailored to their exact requirements. Browse our range of bespoke services and resources.

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Kia ora. For us, recruitment is more than just a job. We understand that behind every opportunity is the chance to make a difference to people’s lives.

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Legal recruitment in New Zealand

Leading specialist recruitment for legal professionals

Our legal recruiters are experts in the New Zealand market - working extensively within public sector, in-house, private practice firms and organisations across commerce & industry and financial services and more

Over the last 25 years, we have built a large network of highly skilled legal professionals, making us one of New Zealand's most established and trusted legal recruitment agencies. Hiring across permanent, fixed-term and contract markets, our team has a strong understanding of the NZ and international legal markets. As many of our recruitment consultants have a background in law, our network has confidence we can both advise on and support their hiring needs.

Meet your expert legal recruiters

Eimear Hannon

Eimear Hannon

Professional services, Christchurch

Senior Manager, Eimear, has eight years of recruitment experience. She specialises in recruiting positions across multiple industries in the South Island.

Rosamund  More

Rosamund More

Legal, Auckland

Manager of the legal and commercial team and NZ qualified lawyer, Rosamund, brings over eight years of global recruitment experience in the legal sector.

Apryl  Burgess

Apryl Burgess

Legal, Wellington

Apryl is a proficient legal recruiter with over five years of experience in Wellington's recruitment industry. Her in-depth understanding of the market and expansive local and global connections make her a pivotal player in the NZ legal recruitment landscape.

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FAQs

  • What are the advantages of partnering with Robert Walters for my legal recruitment needs?

    We put people first, meaning over the last 28+ years, we have built a large network of highly skilled professionals who trust us to find them their next opportunity.

    Our legal recruiters are experts in their specialism and local market, spanning Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. With access to insights from our market intelligence team and innovative recruitment tools, we take a highly targeted, customised approach to every assignment.

  • What is your process for vetting and screening potential candidates?

    Our established screening process ensures candidates are matched with the right opportunity.

    With any candidate, our legal recruitment consultants have an initial screening call, then a detailed interview to assess their background, motivations and long-term career goals. To avoid unconscious bias, we anonymise CVs and focus on skills rather than background.

    We have access to testing platforms to create bespoke screening processes which can include aptitude, behavioural and technical testing.

  • How do you ensure diversity and inclusion in the legal candidates you present?

    We employ industry-leading D&I processes and technology to ensure our clients are presented with a diverse selection of candidates assessed only by key competencies, aptitudes, deliverables and skill sets.

    From mitigating bias in job adverts with pioneering technology to partnerships with D&I organisations, including Aspiring Solicitors, our commitment to diverse hiring feeds into every stage of the recruitment process. 

    Read more about our commitment to diverse hiring.

  • Can Robert Walters provide advice on current salary ranges in New Zealand?

    Yes. You can find job market insights, hiring advice and salary trends with our industry-leading Salary Survey guide. Request your free copy of the guide today.

    For bespoke insights, our in-house market intelligence team provides a salary benchmarking service. Salary benchmarking can support your attraction and retention strategy by giving you unbiased data, tailored to the needs of your business. 

    Request a sample report to find out more.

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