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02nd Nov 2023

October 2023 In-House Legal Newsletter

Read Dovetail's latest newsletter, where we outline the current status of the legal job market in Australia and provide career guidance tips.

Interesting Data on Solicitors in Australia

Andrew Murdoch examines data from The Law Society of NSW‘s National Profile of Solicitors to identify 4 key features that are most interesting to the in-house legal community. Give his video a watch to stay informed about the most recent industry trends and statistics. We hope you enjoy it!

Interim Vs Permanent Lawyers – Recruitment Comparison

Whether recruiting a lawyer for your team or looking for your next role, understanding the difference between interim and permanent recruitment is crucial. This knowledge profoundly impacts recruitment strategies. Explore our detailed comparison below:

Dovetail Service Comparison

Wonder what makes Dovetail different from other providers?
See how our services compare to Secondee Firms and Legal Recruiters. Take a look at why clients choose us and why lawyers trust us with our service comparison.

Save 20% on your ticket to the ACC Australia National Conference, thanks to Dovetail!

Dovetail, On-Demand Lawyers and Recruitment is a proud partner of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia‘s In-house Legal National Conference and Awards at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, on 29-31 October 2023.

As a partner of the event, we are delighted to be able to offer you a 20% saving on your ticket!

Simply click here or the button below to receive the code and use the code when purchasing your standard member ticket or a non-member bundle ticket (which includes one year of ACC Australia membership).

Numbers are limited, so make sure you register before the 26th of October!

We look forward to seeing you at the conference in Canberra!

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Salary Guide

What's your value?

Sample of live opportunities
  • Senior Litigation Lawyer – Strategic Project Management – Sydney: Project management role for a senior litigation lawyer guiding commercial litigation strategy for the business, including: engaging with senior management and stakeholders, applying a strategic lens to commercial litigation matters for the business – looking at what is being done and how best to run it, and instructing external law firms. Join a leading financial services business in Australia.
  • Commercial Lawyer – Projects & Infrastructure – Sydney: Commercial lawyer to assist with a range of commercial legal work across major projects, infrastructure, construction and resources sector initially for a 12-month parental leave contract. Join a sought-after firm working on a range of key projects around Australia.
  • Commercial Lawyer – Western Sydney University: A fantastic opportunity for a commercial lawyer with 3 to 7 years’ experience to join the Western Sydney University (WSU) legal team.  A legal role at Western Sydney University offers more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to be at the forefront of higher education, making tangible impacts, enjoying a balanced lifestyle, and continuously growing in a stimulating environment. If these align with your career aspirations and values, WSU could be the perfect fit for you!
  • Senior In-House Counsel – Financial Services – Sydney:   Outstanding opportunity for a Senior In-House Counsel with demonstrated financial services experience to join a global business and provide advice and legal support on a wide range of funds, investment management, and general commercial and corporate issues.
  • Senior Legal Counsel – Renewables – Sydney: Excellent permanent role for a commercial lawyer with renewables, energy and/or construction experience. Join an innovative business making a difference.
  • General Counsel & Company Secretary – ASX FMCG – Sydney:  This exciting opportunity for an existing or aspiring General Counsel & Company Secretary of an ASX company to join an impressive established ASX-listed company operating for 80+ years: $210m in annual sales and distribution across 9,000+ retail outlets throughout Australia: Sydney, headquartered: Impressive Board and CEO with a remit for change and expansion. Must have ASX Co-Sec experience.
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Fun Facts
  • A Group of Ferrets is Called a Business: They’re known for their playful and active behaviour.
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