– Legal Jobs – The Mahlab Recruitment report on th… – Legal Jobs – The Mahlab Recruitment report on the Australian legal recruitment scene has been released – The 2007 Survey highlights the mismatch between employer demand and domestic training, which will need to involve the attraction of the bright young people from blue collar families who might otherwise have missed the chance to go to law school.

The growth in business and legal talent shortage showed an increase in the strategies used by recuiters and law firms alike to attract lawyers – including hefty pay increases, spotters fees and aggressive headhunting strategies. The lure of overseas continues to attract lawyers from both Australia and New Zealand and the options – as we pointed out in our own LawFuel jobs report ‘The Big LLB’OE’ – are widening. Now not only London and New York beckon, but also the Middle East and Asia.

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