Quality & Results

In a nutshell, candidates come to us time and time again and refer us their friends and colleagues because they know they can rely on us to find them the best opportunities in the market whilst treating them like professionals and valuing their time and privacy. Some things you can always rely on us as a candidate:

  • a dedicated talent consultant with expertise in your market
  • access to up-to date information on market and salary trends;
  • respect for your time, your motivations to move and your goals
  • strict adherence to the National privacy protocols; we will never send your CV anywhere without your express consent to do so
  • the highest standards of ethics and transparency; and
  • a collaborative approach.

Anyone can claim that they provide the candidates with the best opportunities in the market, but can they prove it?

Naiman Clarke:

  • Has been in the legal market for 20 years, with a proven track record of success with most of the major law firms across Australia.
  • Is one of the leading brands in the legal recruitment market as the result of our substantial investment in marketing and advertising;
  • Provides candidates with best in industry service to ensure satisfaction and loyalty;
  • Has an extensive candidate referral network and comprehensive in house research capabilities.

These are just some of the reasons why 1000’s of experienced candidates have relied on us for helping them secure their next exciting role.

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Managing Talent

We are an agency which exists to help lawyers build long term successful and satisfying careers rather than putting square pegs in round holes for the sake of a quick commission. We are the market leader in our field and work with the best employers in the industry.

Finding the best opportunities for the talent we represent is hard work, and that is why we have a large team of experienced recruitment consultants who keep abreast of developments in the legal market. This means that we have knowledge of a wide array of roles which may never be advertised.

This is not the only “inside information” which separates us from traditional recruitment agencies. Because we have worked with most of top employers for almost twenty years, we have developed a deep understanding of their culture and decision making processes. We use this knowledge to help our talent reach their career aspirations.

You can rest assured that we will treat you like talent not a walking dollar sign. Call or email us today for a confidential discussion about your career and to find out if we can represent you.

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Partner Recruitment

Partner level moves can be tricky with remuneration, equity issues, transfer of clients/files and a range of other sensitive discussions requiring diplomacy and a collaborative approach to problem solving. Some of our Directors and Senior Consultants work exclusively with Partner level candidates (both Equity and Salaried) and are well placed to provide the right advice to make the transition as smooth as possible. We also have an unmatched knowledge of the market which allows us to provide the broadest range of suitable opportunities to our candidates.

Our team has a proven track record in moving partners to top, mid-tier and boutique firms across Australia and in international partner moves across the globe. We also have experience moving whole cells and partner groups.

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Lawyer/Partner Recruitment

Naiman Clarke has lead the way in private practice recruitment since 1999 – it’s what we are known for. We routinely act for major national and international firms, as well as leading specialist and boutique firms across Australia. Most of our consultants have worked as lawyers and know how law firms tick. Our reach and knowledge of this sector is second to none.

Our team has a proven track record in moving partners to top, mid-tier and boutique firms across Australia and in international partner moves across the globe. We also have experience moving whole cells and partner groups.

Let us help you find your next Rainmaker.

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Government Recruitment

Our inclusion on the relevant government sector panels enables us to recruit everyone from temporary support staff through to permanent general counsel heads of department.

We have been recruiting for Government at both Federal and State Level across Australia for almost twenty years and have developed a deep understanding of the recruitment needs and processes for placing legal professional and support staff with public sector employers. Our representation on Government Preferred Supplier Panels (0007 & SCM0227) makes us one of the few recruitment agencies specifically qualified to assist Government Departments with the niche expertise needed when recruiting legal staff at any level.

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In-House & Compliance

We source lawyers across a range of roles including Legal and General Counsel, Chief Legal Officers, Contract Managers, Company Secretaries and Paralegals with numerous blue chip and publicly listed clients as well as privately held medium sized organisations.

We focus across a range of sectors including Banking and Finance, Financial Services (Insurance, Superannuation and Asset management), Retail and FMCG, Technology and Telco, Real Estate & Construction, Media and Not for Profit.

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International

Beyond our shores, we have been helping lawyers move internationally since 2002. We have recruited private practice and in-house lawyers across the globe, from New York and London, to the middle East and off shore destinations like Cayman Islands, LA, Moscow, Paris and most of Asia and South East Asia. We continue to work with internationally recognised and specialist firms across the globe.

Our knowledge of market dynamics as well as specific information like pay rates, tax scales, rent, visa requirement and living conditions makes us a trusted partner for high calibre legal talent looking to make an international move and thus providing a seamless service to our loyal international client base.

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Support and Shared Services

Our support team has a strong track record of providing legal support and shared service candidates to private practice law firms, government departments and in-house legal teams.

Our team of experienced consultants take the time to understand the needs of the individuals ensuring all our clients are provided with candidates who have the requisite skills, abilities and experience and the right level of motivation

Some of the areas we are able provide staff on either a permanent or temporary basis are:

  • Legal Secretarial
  • Paralegal
  • Accounts
  • HR
  • Marketing
  • Business Services / Facilities
  • Executive Assistants
  • Knowledge Management
  • Document Production Specialists
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Talent Pool

Finding the best legal talent is hard work, which is why we have a large team of experienced Talent Managers working with a pool of talent which they nurture through their career cycle. We focus on lawyers’ career aspirations rather than making a “quick placement” which is why our candidate talent pool is loyal and provide us with a great network of referrals.

We truly take pride in “managing talent” which is why you can count on Naiman Clarke having a strong candidate pool ready to go when you brief us on a role.

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We value our people and
the partnerships that we create
with our clients and candidates


Our team of specialists strive to achieve excellence through continuous improvement, teamwork and fairness.

Leadership Team

Elvira Naiman

Managing Director


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. enaiman@naimanclarke.com.au

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Mark Jones

Manager Recruitment & Operations


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. mjones@naimanclarke.com.au

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Legal Professional Consultants

Bart Thevenot

Senior Consultant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. bthevenot@naimanclarke.com.au

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Romain Heriaud

Senior Consultant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. rheriaud@naimanclarke.com.au

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Nicole St John

Consutant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. nstjohn@naimanclarke.com.au

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Alice Tartaglia

Consultant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. atartaglia@naimanclarke.com.au

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Support and Shared Services

Louise Girdlestone

Senior Consultant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. lgirdlestone@naimanclarke.com.au

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Adriana Surace

Associate Consultant


TEL. 02 9233 7977

E. asurace@naimanclarke.com.au

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