Empowering Western Australia’s lawyers to choose how and when you work.

We provide Western Australia’s lawyers with choice and flexibility. We help you achieve work/life integration – whatever that means for you!

We provide our lawyers with:

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Choice – choose the Permanent or Flexible Working options that suit your lifestyle.

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Unrivalled access to the best law firms and in-house teams. We care about lawyers and take culture seriously. KBE only partners with the best legal teams in Western Australia, who are committed to promoting happy, healthy workplaces. Your happiness and well-being always come first!

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A genuine community – built around collegiality and holistic personal development.

Our mission is to make the legal profession a happier, healthier place.

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For talented lawyers in law firms

Partner recruitment, and establishing new law firms.

We are the market leaders in Partner recruitment, establishing new law firms, and facilitating law firm mergers and acquisitions.

Our Directors have unrivalled relationships (which are often long-term friendships) with the leading Partnerships/boards across Perth’s legal community. With a background in both law and business, we are engaged by boards to develop law firm strategy in addition to Partner level recruitment.

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 and/or establishing new law firms with innovative client engagement strategies.

We live and breathe the Western Australian legal market, and it would be a pleasure to discuss your options with you.

Traditional permanent employment – 1 year’ PAE to Special Counsel.

KBE provides lawyers with unrivalled access to the best jobs in the market. In short, we help lawyers get the jobs they want.

KBE is the market leader advising lawyers with 1 year’ PAE through to Special Counsel level. We partner with the top national/international and highest quality boutique law firms.

The lawyers in our networks are our friends – we see you on the Terrace; we worked in the same firms and in-house teams; went to university together; we socialise together. We’re here to help you gain access to the most interesting work, receive training/support from the senior lawyers in your teams, and have fun along the way. That is why we consistently refine our client base and only partner with firms that align with KBE Legal Hub’s values. If law firms don’t live and breathe the right behaviours, we don’t work with them. This is how we ensure you only work with the best teams in Perth!

Above all, KBE Legal Hub provides lawyers with choice and unrivalled access to the best law firm opportunities in Western Australia.

For talented lawyers in-house

In-house opportunities with ASX listed and private companies

We help Legal Counsel (with 2 years’ PAE through to General Counsel) secure the best in-house opportunities in Western Australia. We partner with the leading ASX listed and private companies to build their in-house legal teams with the best lawyers in the Western Australian market.

The lawyers in our networks are our friends – we see you on the Terrace; we worked in the same firms and in-house teams; went to university together; we socialise together. We’re here to help you gain access to the most interesting work, receive training/support from the senior lawyers in your teams, and have fun along the way. That is why we consistently refine our client base and only partner with in-house teams that align with KBE Legal Hub’s values. If in-house teams don’t live and breathe the right behaviours, we don’t work with them. This is how we ensure you only work with the best teams in Perth!

Above all, KBE Legal Hub provides lawyers with choice and unrivalled access to the best legal employment opportunities in Western Australia.

KBE’s Flexible Working Hub

Only the best law firms and ASX listed/private in-house teams make it into the KBE Legal Hub. We consistently refine our client base and only partner with law firms and in-house teams that align with KBE Legal Hub’s values.

We offer a range of Flexible Working and Contracting options:

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Working as a part of the KBE Legal Hub – on “day/hourly” rates and without the need to establish your own firm/obtain your own professional indemnity insurance

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Contracting through your own Independent Legal Practice

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Contracting/project work with the best law firms and ASX listed/private in-house clients