Legal Jobs

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Armadillo Connect – Helping Aussies, Kiwis and Canadians to get Accounting, Finance, Banking, HR, Marketing and Legal professionals jobs in the UK.
They have relationships with many of the leading agencies in London and can help you to get your CV to the top of the list.
They are a one stop shop for all the softer stuff you need including setting up a bank account, National Insurance, and Umbrella and Limited companies;
Their service is free of charge. Contact: Deb Brown – ;

Jameson Legal – David von Dadelszen is a kiwi ex-lawyer who has been working in recruitment in London for over 12 years. He specialises in helping kiwi lawyers find their way (not just in London, but in Asia and the Gulf as well). Jameson Legal works across the private practice (Jameson’s law firm team is the largest in London) and in-house markets, and David also runs a “Kiwi lawyers around the world” LinkedIn Group.
Get in touch to hear more –

Leathwaite is a boutique executive search firm that specialises in corporate functions and which is headquartered in London, with offices in Hong Kong, Zurich and New York. Our teams recruit technology (CIOs/CTOs/COOs), in-house legal/risk/compliance (General Counsel, Company Secretary, Chief Risk Officers), finance (CFOs), HR (CHROs/CPOs), private practice legal (Partners/Directors) and interim executive leadership. We’re 100% retained and exclusive, and while we largely work within financial services, we’re expanding more into commerce & industry as we grow.

We’re open to considering a range of profiles, from graduate researchers right up to Partners and everything in between! Functional recruitment expertise and/or search experience would be ideal, but we’re also open to those from contingent/non-recruitment backgrounds that are interested in entering the world of executive search.

In terms of what we offer: a friendly & sociable team, a collaborative environment, hybrid working, the chance to work on prominent senior-level mandates, and lots of wee perks (e.g. £50/month towards a gym membership, health insurances, time off for charity work and many more). Feel free to reach out to the Head of Talent Acquisition (and ex-pat New Zealander), Vanessa Wintle-Thorpe ( 78 5522 9216) for more information!

Legal Personnel – Are you thinking about moving to London for a legal role? We know it can be a tough arriving in a foreign country and trying to secure work once you get there.
Legal Personnel has established relationships with specialist legal recruiters around the world, with strong connections in the UK.
We can help you secure an opportunity before you even leave New Zealand so you can arrive in your new country with a job offer.
If you want to secure interviews and roles with great legal firms in the UK, we can do the hard work for you and put you in touch with established and reputable legal recruiters looking for NZ lawyers. Get in touch with  to start a confidential conversation

Michael Page – The Global Opportunities team at Michael Page assist candidates who are relocating, or who have just arrived with finding work. Michael Page specialises in a range of disciplines: Finance & Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Consultancy, Strategy & Change, Marketing, Sales, Digital, HR, Business Support and Secretarial, Legal, Procurement & Supply Chain, and more! Get in touch for job search assistance, CV/market advice, or queries about moving to London! Email: or phone: +44 207 269 2448.

People2People recruitment was established in Australia & New Zealand in 2005 before moving over to the UK.

We recruit within 11 main sectors incl Legal and General business services, administration, HR, management, IT and more.

Email me at or call +44 20 3824 0973

Sellick Partnership Legal – Are you looking for an in-house legal role? Sellick Partnership specialises in recruiting for in-house law positions on an interim, fixed term or permanent basis across London & the surrounding areas.
If you’re looking at relocating to the UK in the next 2-3 months, or you’ve just arrived, get in touch with our team today – we work closely with a wide variety of companies including within the Media, Retail, IT/Technology and Services sectors, many of which are in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250.
Our team can also offer advice on employment market conditions, guidance on London salary rates and general market advice for your field and are always looking to speak to motivated Kiwi and Aussie legal professionals.
Contact our London office on 0203 741 8189, email us at or visit our website for more information.

U&U Recruitment Partners – U&U is a multi-sector recruitment agency based in London and Australia. The consultants in our Legal practice have worked with the largest law firms and companies in the world for over ten years, and during that time have helped numerous Kiwi lawyers find roles for their OEs in London, the Middle East, and SE Asia. For further information on roles in private practice, please contact Benedict Roberts on or for in-house positions, contact Cassie Williams on

Wilmington plc – Contact Poppy at