Principals / Partners

Ablethorpe Recruitment

Join Australia's fastest growing law firm as Consulting Principal in a unique opportunity - no billables, no micromanagement- 34 Consulting Principals

  • Booming firm seeking consulting Principals
  • Retain 70% of all billings up to $1m
  • Retain 80% of billables after $1m
Our Client

Our client is one of Australia’s fastest growth ‘new law’ firms. This is a great option for anyone confident of a portable practice of any size who would like to take control of their practice whilst still reaping all the benefits of operating within a law firm.

What makes this firm unique is its remuneration structure. As a Consulting Principal, you will receive 70% of everything that you bill and recover up to $1m and 80% thereafter. You will receive 60% of fees from all work referred to you internally and 15% of fess from any work you refer on internally.

The Role

Our client are seeking senior lawyers with established client followings who are ready to step away from the traditional firm offering.

This role would suit Senior Associates, Partners or Special Counsel who are not seeing a return on the investment they make in their clients and have perhaps been hesitant to being a sole practitioner.

This role gives you the opportunity to reap the benefits of both worlds - manage your practice whilst still being part of a law firm.

What's on Offer

This law firms’ model allows you to have complete control over your practice with no micromanagement or billable hours and flexibility around the hours that you work, whilst still being part of a team and enjoying the culture and support of a fully integrated law firm. You have full say over what clients are charged - be it hourly or a fixed fee.

To Apply

Please apply online using the links below. Otherwise please call our Director of Legal Recruitment Stuart Ablethorpe on +61 403 791 000 or Sophie Linley on +61 428 298 004 quoting the above job title or send your CV direct to

All discussions will be in strict confidence and your CV details will not be passed to any third party or prospective employer until instructed by you.

Want More?

For the best specialist advice in positioning your legal career whether that be getting the right experience to progress to Senior Associate, Partner or General Counsel, obtaining your next in-house legal counsel or private practice role, or simply maximising your review, contact Stuart Ablethorpe for a confidential discussion.

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Ablethorpe Recruitment is a specialist legal recruitment agency operating in Australia and internationally.