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Jessica Brown

Senior Legal Recruitment Consultant

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I love recruitment because I get to spend each day surrounded by highly motivated, positive and inspirational people who bring their own strengths and ideas together to achieve a common goal – to assist our candidates to find their dream job and to assist our clients in securing top talent for their teams.

Knowing that you have played a part in helping a candidate take the next step in their career, or a client find the integral part of the team they have been searching for is the most amazing reward.

My Areas of Expertise.

Legal Secretaries & Executive Assistants

I have experience recruiting candidates for full-time, part-time and contract opportunities for the following positions:

  • Receptionist

  • WPO

  • Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant

  • Executive Assistant

 

Temporary Recruitment

As well as full-time positions, I have experience recruiting candidates for short term and long-term temporary assignments.

Law Clerks, Paralegals & Conveyancers

I have experience recruiting candidates for full-time, part-time and contract opportunities for the following positions:

  • Law Clerk

  • Paralegal

  • Conveyancer

 

Business Services

I have experience recruiting professionals for the following positions in:

  • Business Development

  • Practice Management

  • HR

  • Marketing

  • IT

  • Finance

Lawyers to Associate Lawyers

I have experience recruiting Junior Lawyers with up to 4 years post admission experience across all areas of law for positions in boutique, mid-tier, top-tier and global law firms.

    My Recent Appointments.

    Finance Manager | ASX Listed Law Firm

     

    We were approached by an ASX listed law firm to recruit their national Finance Manager.  After a full market search we successfully placed the position within 7 days with an outstanding candidate.

    Senior Conveyancer - Team Leader | Mid Tier Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by a mid tier law firm to recruit a Senior Conveyancer to lead their large conveyancing team.  After conducting a full market search we successfully placed the position.

    Executive Assistant | Global Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by a global law firm to recruit an Executive Legal Assistant to support a market leading employment law Partner. After an in-depth search of the market we successfully placed an excellent candidate in the position.

    Legal Assistant | Fast Growing Commercial Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by an up and coming Commercial Law firm to appoint a Legal Assistant who will grow to be the firm’s Practice Manager.

    After an in-depth search of the market, we successfully placed an outstanding candidate into the position.

    Senior Class Actions Legal Assistant | Award winning Class Actions firm

     

    We were engaged by a Class Actions Law Firm to appoint a Senior Class Actions Legal Assistant.

    After a full search of the market, we successfully placed an excellent candidate into the position.

    Senior Public Liability Legal Assistant | National Plaintiff Personal Injury Firm

     

    We were engaged by a fast-growing National Plaintiff Personal Injury firm to appoint a Senior Legal Assistant with Public Liability experience.

    After a full search of the market, we placed that position within 7 days with an amazing candidate.

    Family Law Legal Assistant | Specialist Boutique Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by a Specialist Boutique Law Firm to appoint a Family Law Legal Assistant to their growing team.

    After an in depth search and targeting advertising campaign we successfully found and placed the perfect candidate into the position.

    Migration Agent | Specialist Migration Practice

     

    We were engaged by an up and coming Commercial Law firm to appoint a Migration Agent to oversee their specialist Migration Practice.

    After an in depth search of the market we successfully placed an outstanding candidate into the position.

    Conveyancing Manager | Property Start-up

     

    We were engaged by a Conveyancing Start-up to assist them with appointing a Conveyancing Manager who would lead and manage the conveyancing arm of the business.

    After an in depth search and targeted advertising campaign we successfully found and placed an excellent candidate into the position.

    Leasing Paralegal | In-House | Iconic Billion Dollar Company

     

    We were engaged exclusively by an international multi-billion dollar company to recruit a Leasing Paralegal to assist with the management of their extensive leasing portfolio.

    After an in-depth search of the market and targeted advertising campaign we successfully found and placed the perfect candidate into the position.

    Contracts Paralegal | In-House | One of Australia's Largest Franchise Retail Companies

     

    We were engaged by one of Australia’s largest pharmacy to assist them with appointing a Contracts Paralegal for their growing In-house Legal team.

    After an in-depth search of the market and targeted advertising campaign we successfully found and placed an excellent candidate into the position.

    Senior Family Legal Assistant | Boutique Law Firm on the Surf Coast

     

    Our client located on the surf coast engaged us exclusively to recruit for a Senior Family Law Legal Assistant.

    We conducted a full legal search of the market, and we successfully placed a candidate into the position.

    Senior Legal Assistant | Leading National Australian Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by a National Law firm to recruit for a Senior Legal Assistant for their Government, Planning and Environment Legal team. 
    After conducting a full market search we successfully placed the position.

    Receptionist | Insurance Litigation Law Firm

     

    We were engaged by a specialist Insurance Litigation Law Firm to recruit for a Receptionist. 
    After an in-depth search of the market we successfully placed an excellent candidate in the position.

    Immigration Legal Assistant | Boutique CBD Law Firm

     

    We were exclusively engaged by a Boutique Commercial Law firm with a growing Immigration practice to find an Immigration Legal Assistant.
    After conducting a full search of the market, we successfully placed an outstanding candidate into the position.

    Testimonials.

    Jessica from Gatehouse was amazing from start to finish. Excellent communication from the get go and met with me in person which was really helpful as I had just moved to Australia and had a lot of questions. I felt listened to and heard as regards my wants and needs for a job. I was set up with an excellent firm and am very content. 

    Ellen

    I would love to thank Jessica Brown who helped me throughout the process of finding an amazing role in the legal industry.

    She was incredibly supportive and encouraging, always ensuring that the position aligned with my current best interests and future career goals. Highly recommend Jessica and the team at Gatehouse Legal Recruitment

    Pearl

    Gatehouse Legal Recruitment wonderful agency Jessica Brown extremely helpful, professional and proactive in assisting me to source my amazing new legal role.


    Attending to all correspondence and communications promptly between both parties through the entire process. I found her to be helpful, supportive and attentative to my current work interests and future career goals.

    Whether employer seeking to employ new staff or employee seeking new employment I highly recommend Jessica Brown of Gatehouse Legal to manage your employment needs.


    Thank you Jess

    Dee Dee

    Gatehouse has been extremely professional with my recruitment needs and also with my own personal career growth.

    Jess Brown has been amazingly diligent and caring at all times. I highly recommend Jess.

    Mirella

    I was so happy with Jessica Brown for finding my Personal Assistant. Jessica was diligent, persistent and worked really hard to find me the perfect candidate for my position. She is also a lovely person!

    Thank you to Jessica and Gatehouse Legal! I will definitely be recommending you to people.

    Deanna

    Jessica Brown was an absolute pleasure to deal with. She was attentive, prompt, knowledgeable, friendly, caring and supportive. If I could rate her 10 stars out of 5 I would. I do not have a google account and logged onto my friend’s just so I could purely express how grateful I am for Jessica’s time and efforts.na

    Gatehouse Legal were fantastic in helping me secure a job in the Legal industry. Jessica Brown was amazing from the get go, she was friendly, professional and had great insight into what would best suit my needs. Highly recommend this company. Thanks again Jess.

     

    Jacqui

    Jess at Gatehouse Legal was a pleasure to deal with. Very professional and friendly. Made you very comfortable and ensured you were ready for your interview.

    A very quick and carefree experience. After care detail just as impressive. Would highly recommend.

    Leanne

    Dealing with Jessica Brown was an absolute pleasure. I hadn’t had much luck with recruiters in the past and my level of expectations were very low.

    Jessica was responsive and went above and beyond what was required of her to ensure I was confident before my interview. Her attentiveness and kind hearted nature ultimately led me to get the job I applied for.

    Highly recommend.

    Alina

    It was wonderful to work with Jessica Brown. From day 1 she was transparent, supportive and provided the right guidance.

    Thank you Louise as well!

    It was great dealing with Gatehouse overall.

    Tanya

    Jessica was extremely helpful and was able to assist throughout the whole recruitment process with ease and total understanding about my needs. She was very professional and I would highly recommend her for your recruitment needs. I would like to thank you for a smooth process and the lovely welcome gift. Thanks Jess.

    Kerryn

    Thank you to all the team at Gatehouse and specifically Jessica who was a delight to talk to, a true professional who was organised, communicative and went that extra mile to help in anyway. Thanks Jess.

    Meagan

    I recently had the pleasure of working with
    Jessica Brown and I am beyond thrilled with the outcome! I would highly recommend Jess to anyone seeking a dedicated, skilled, and results-driven recruiter who will go the extra mile to help you achieve your career goals.

    Throughout the entire process, Jess was responsive, communicative, and supportive. Jess’s professionalism and personalised approach truly made a difference in my job search journey.

    Thanks to Jess, I am now in a job that I absolutely love and that aligns perfectly with my career aspirations.

    Kate

    Jess was my recruiter and she successfully helped me get a life changing job I wanted! She was fantastic from the beginning, super helpful and supportive. Amazing! I’d highly recommend 🙂

    Charlotte

    Jess is an exceptional recruiter with great communication skills. She made each step of the recruitment process positive and fast. She was incredibly responsive and provided me with the trust and comfort throughout the entire process.

    Thank you Jess.

    Maduka:)

    I had the pleasure of dealing with Jessica Brown who was very understanding of my needs and helped me find the perfect role. A big thank you to Jess for all her hard work.

    Samantha

    Current Legal Opportunities.

    Incredible opportunity – Family Law Paralegal – Work close to home!

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Family Law Paralegal to join a well-known Law Firm close to home in the Mornington Peninsula

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    Personal Injury Legal Assistant | Leading Australian Law Firm | Melbourne CBD!

    Rare opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant to join a leading personal injury firm | Excellent firm culture | Melbourne CBD!

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    Commercial/ Property Legal Assistant – Melbourne CBD Law Firm

    Excellent opportunity for an Legal Assistant to join a friendly and collaborative team keen to support your personal and professional development.

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    About Me.

    Senior Legal Recruitment Consultant at Gatehouse Legal Recruitment specialising in permanent and contract recruitment for Lawyers and Legal Support.

    Jessica understands the key attributes and experience necessary to be successful within the legal profession and she has developed a keen eye for matching the very best legal talent with the right legal career opportunity across private practice, in-house and government legal teams.

    Jessica combines her industry experience as a former Legal Secretary in Mid and Top tier firms with her passion for helping people to ensure outstanding outcomes are achieved for her candidates and clients. 

    Get In touch.

    Level 7, 607 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

    Phone: + 61 03 9909 7187

    Email: hello@gatehouselegal.com.au

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