Legal Secretaries Recruitment

For clients requiring standout Legal Support talent and for Legal Secretaries wanting to work at highly regarded law firms

Legal Secretary Recruitment

Office Support Recruitment Agency

Are you a candidate actively or passively in the job market, looking to secure or be informed about new opportunities that would complement your experience as a Junior, Intermediate or Senior Legal Secretary? Are you an employer looking for a recruitment agency that will represent you proficiently in sourcing a Legal Secretary that will make a genuine difference in your support function?

MJD Executive is a specialist recruitment agency with dedicated offices in Sydney and Melbourne who effectively recruit for and assist job seeking Legal Secretaries across Australia. With 45 years of combined experience recruiting Legal Secretaries we understand just how much value the right Legal Secretary can make in a support function. We are well known for our incredible network of highly experienced Legal Secretaries, from junior to senior positions.  The legal support market holds a very special place in our Managing Directors heart, as this has been an area of success and  speciality for him for over 12 years now.

Recruiting the role of the Legal Secretary requires particular focus on detail orientation, ability to work to tight deadlines, capabilities with technology, written & verbal communications skills, research skills, multi-tasking and prioritisation. Emotional intelligence (EQ) as well as intelligence quotient (IQ) is also important,  ensuring the right ‘fit’ is found, not just the right skillset, resulting in a better match for the employer and the employee.  The MJD Executive know that when Legal Secretary recruitment is managed with care for ‘fit’ and skill, it results in greater longevity and stronger productivity.

For Clients

Seeking The Perfect Legal Secretary

We dedicate time and resources on ensuring that we are across the ‘best of the best’ in the legal support marketplace. With Consultants who are dedicated to this area of specialty and highly regarded amongst the candidate and client community, we work incredibly efficiently with our networks to bring far stronger results than what a job advertisement can offer.

Constantly building relationships with candidates who are both actively and passively looking gives us great insight in to the Legal Secretary market and the needs, wants and challenges the candidates are experiencing. Regarded as trusted advisors, we go beyond recruitment support for our Legal Secretary network, providing them with advice, development and networking opportunities that enhance their careers.

We are incredibly proud to be working with some of Australia’s top tier firms and respected organisations who regard our invaluable insight and real market knowledge when hiring Legal Secretaries. 80% of the clients that we work with are a result of personal recommendations from existing business and career partners. With an adaptable, consultative approach we work alongside internal HR teams and run the entire recruitment process for others.

What We Know About

Legal Secretary Recruitment


There are very specific competencies that a Legal Secretary must possess to be successful in any in-house role or private practice. Knowing how these affect performance within different practice areas or in-house roles is essential.

“Martin Dineen and the MJD Executive team have been supporting me with my legal support recruitment needs for over 8 years now. Their professional yet personalised approach really makes them stand out as a recruitment supplier. The process is always handled expertly and with the highest level of professionalism.  There is a genuine level of personalised attention, care for the firm and the candidates – which I admire and respect.”


For Candidates

Seeking The Ideal Legal Secretary Job

Working alongside a Legal Secretary, supporting them with a matter as important as their career, is a genuine privilege and one that we take seriously – but we also endeavour to ensure that there is an element of enjoyment in the process too! 

We have long standing relationships with boutique, mid tier, top tier, national and global law firms, as well as employer of choice style organisations with inhouse roles. We can share with you an intimate knowledge as to why they might be the right fit for you. We are known for our confidential and proactive introductions on behalf of our Legal Secretaries, we don’t wait around for a role to be called in, we professionally source suitable opportunities with existing & new prospects.

Our Legal Secretary networks are first to hear about new opportunities before they go to advertising stage, keeping our valued candidates ahead of competition.

We hold a number of exclusive events for our Legal Secretary network, to help strengthen our relationships and understanding of who you are. These range from informative or educational to fun and interactive and help you to strengthen your networks also.

What We Understand

About Legal Secretaries


Legal Secretaries are serious about their careers and often like to be well informed on what is happening in the legal support market beyond their own roles.  


Over 45 years’ of specialist experience amongst our team.


We support internal HR teams & manage full process recruitment


Our network of Executive Assistants is highly regarded and enviable


We recruit across multiple corporate industry sectors