Elias Legal Jobs Index Q3 FY22

Elias Legal Jobs Index Q3 FY22

Elias Recruitment has released the Legal Jobs Index Report for the latest quarter, which has been summarised for you below.

The legal jobs market is still buoyant, signified by the short supply of candidates. As candidates have more bargaining power, it has led to an increased salaries (up to 30% and a rise of counter-offers) and a higher demand for flexible work despite a large proportion of other employees across different industries returning to the office. There was a huge demand of director/partner level roles, contributing to a 66% increase.

Jobs Index Q3 2022

Area  Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22 % change
Banking & Finance  55 43 -21
Corporate | M&A 66 59 -10
Employment 34 35 3
Family 8 14 75
In House 46 39 -15
Insurance | Reinsurance 43 45 4.6
Litigation | Dispute Resolution 39 49 25
Real Estate 52 39 -25
Regulatory 20 20 0
Personal Injury 16 24 50
Insolvency 9 3 -66
Tax 9 9 0
Technology 27 27 0
Total 424 406 -4

 

Seniority Q2 FY22 Q3 FY22 % change
Department | Div Head 5 4 -20
Director | Partner 3 5 66
Graduate | Entry 10 12 20
Junior Associate | Manager 13 10 -23
Mid Associate | Manager 270 276 2
Snr Associate | Manager  185 163 -11

 

Methodology: the Elias Legal Jobs Index is based from sample data extracted from Sydney and Melbourne law firm advertisements.

Source: Legal Jobs Index Report Q3 2022, Elias Recruitment

 

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