A number of major national firms are based in Adelaide. Lawyers can gain access to good quality work and training, with reasonable working hours and a balanced lifestyle. Lawyers are also offered greater responsibility at an earlier level, with good prospects of progressing to senior associate and partnership level.

Adelaide firms are always interested in lawyers with strong experience obtained overseas or interstate. In particular, good corporate and commercial lawyers are always in high demand.

Salaries vary across states and generally correspond to the cost of living in a particular city. See our Survey for further information about current market salaries.