About Mahlab


Mahlab is the pre-eminent executive search firm for legal professionals.

With a rich history spanning more than 40 years, we have an in-depth, specialist understanding of the legal sector. We work with some of the most respected law firms and corporations in Australia and internationally as well as government at all levels, to find the right lawyers, associates, partners, managing partners, general and specialist corporate counsel and company secretaries. 

We know lawyers.

Clients and candidates come to us when they want the very best expertise.

As former lawyers ourselves, we have more than four decades in the legal service sector. We have unrivalled insights and knowledge of the historical trends and current developments of the legal services market, and the career paths and opportunities for lawyers.

We are trusted advisors.

We produce the definitive guide to the legal industry’s employment and market trends in the form of the Mahlab Report and we regularly hold roundtables with senior legal professionals to explore the challenges, concerns and opportunities facing the industry.

We keep good company.

Our combination of expertise and professionalism has allowed us to create enduring relationships with clients. Likewise, we often work with our candidates over the lifetime of their career, placing them in positions from junior lawyer to Partner, General Counsel, Company Secretary, Compliance or Governance Lawyer, or even a role outside traditional law.

We act with integrity, experience and professionalism

Underpinning everything we do are our values: integrity, experience and professionalism. At Mahlab we take pride in delivering a superior service that you can trust will deliver the ideal solution for your needs.

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