KBE Human Capital is Western Australia’s Leading Legal Recruitment Firm.

We have long established relationships with the leading national/international and most prominent Western Australian law firms. We provide lawyers with an unrivalled level of knowledge and always aim to deliver an exceptional level of service.

Our Consultants are considered thought leaders in the Western Australian Legal Community, and our team consists of industry professionals who sit on and consult to numerous boards.

We regularly present to our client firms, at Law Society and The Piddington Society events, and to a range of other industry bodies on a broad spectrum of issues impacting the Western Australian Legal Profession.

First and foremost, we are business people who look to implement win/win outcomes every step of the way.


Law Firm Mergers & Acquisitions, Partner Recruitment, Search & Selection

KBE Human Capital has emerged as Western Australia’s preeminent team in facilitating law firm M&A activity, and across the full spectrum of Partner level recruitment.

We advise Partners/firms who are looking to transition out of practice and/or join larger teams in benefiting from economies of scale and sharing fixed costs to increase overall profitability.

At any one time, we are advising 25+ Partners with transportable fee bases between $250,000 and $3,000,000+, who are at various stages of transitioning into our client firms.

Many of our key national/international and boutique clients are currently seeking M&A opportunities as well as lateral hire Partners, to rapidly increase their market presence/share.

For comprehensive advice about the WA legal market or information regarding the range of Partnership/M&A opportunities currently available, please contact:

Chris Bates
Managing Director
e.   chris.bates@kbe.com.au
m. +61 411 645 984

Perth’s Preeminent Legal Recruitment Team – 1 Year PAE through to Senior Associate/Special Counsel

We have developed a reputation for providing a highly-personalised service and our Consultants are not afraid to give upfront advice in adding value to our networks, beyond recruitment.

Our team has long established relationships with the leading national/international and most prominent Western Australian law firms and we always aim to provide lawyers with an unrivalled level of knowledge and exceptional level of service.

We are currently working on numerous exclusive briefs to source high calibre lawyers from 1 year PAE through to Senior Associate/Special Counsel level lawyers, across all practice areas, and it would be a pleasure to meet with you to discuss the opportunities currently available in the WA legal market.

Our Principal Consultants manage a portfolio of Practice Areas, in maintaining an unrivaled knowledge of the Perth legal market and are well poised to provide advice on career options.

For further information, please contact:

Siemone Neutgens                                 Sharon Apathy
Principal Consultant                                 Principal Consultant
e.   siemone.neutgens@kbe.com.au     e.   sharon.apathy@kbe.com.au
m. +61 403 383 326                                 m. +61 413 132 049

Legal Support

KBE Human Capital’s Legal Support team specialises in the placement of permanent, temporary and contract Legal Support staff throughout KBE’s private practice and in-house client base.

We work closely with our clients to secure Western Australia’s leading:

  • HR Managers
  • Practice Managers
  • PA’s/EA’s
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Paralegals
  • Career Receptionists; and
  • The full spectrum of Legal/Corporate Support positions within the private practice and in-house markets

For more information, please contact:

Sharon Apathy
Principal Consultant
e.   sharon.apathy@kbe.com.au
m. +61 413 132 049

Get in touch

Contact us to discuss your hiring needs or job opportunities.

+61 8 6467 7889
Level 18, 140 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 6000

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