South Africa's leading specialists in legal recruitment.

Founded in 1992, Legal Careers is a bespoke recruitment agency catering to the recruitment needs of the legal profession across South Africa. Our team has been recognized for our ability to pair reliable, exceptional candidates with fantastic career opportunities at great firms. Our vast experience and extensive network has enabled us to act for a variety of clients ranging from boutique law firms to large international law firms as well as well-known corporates. We recruit across the board from legal professionals to exceptional support staff including, legal secretaries and paralegals through the use of headhunting, advertising and networking. 

We are chosen by our clients for our industry experience and ethical approach to providing legal staffing solutions. As well as a comprehensive legal recruitment offering, our dedicated team advises clients on the current market situation and how to achieve a range of staffing solutions. Our team of dedicated head-hunters and recruitment consultants are a call away to assist you, whether it’s with market trends, salary advice or assisting you in making your next career move. 

Our team has their finger on the pulse, constantly adapting to the changes in technology and communication, giving us the edge on finding new and upcoming talent. Our adaptability ensures that we are able to communicate with both applicants and clients on the fastest and most convenient platform. We have been praised for our excellent turnaround time and hands-on approach to recruitment from the very start to aftercare service. 

We understand the difficulties faced by law firms and corporates in sourcing high calibre legal professionals. Our expertly trained team endeavours to make the recruitment process as effortless as possible by sourcing, screening and short-listing candidates that best suit your requirements. 

By using our services you are selecting a professional team that is forward-thinking, consistent, confident and cognisant of providing a cost-effective recruitment process.



We partner with you to find the right opportunity for your long-term career success


We focus on attracting high-performing lawyers for quality law firms, corporates & government


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Berlinah Gashula
Berlinah Gashula
15:28 06 Mar 20
My unconditional THANKS to Legal Careers Recruitment Agency particularly Ms Naomi. With their professional excellent... client service. Legal Careers Recruitment has professionals and hardworking team members.I am particularly pleased with the level of their service, which many can attest to that. I am a product of Legal Careers which to me and many others can declare that Legal Careers upholds the highest standards of team members/players. Skillful team driven by the desire to excel.I remain very interested with working with Lagal Careers more
Nolwazi Nhlapo
Nolwazi Nhlapo
14:20 27 Feb 20
Legal Careers is the best recruitment agency in the business. The staff is professional and supportive, they are warm... and welcoming. Naomi was very helpful with the redrafting of my cv , even when the market was quite she persisted. Placing me in temp opportunities until a permanent role became open. I always my friends and family to more
Sumithra Patel
Sumithra Patel
11:33 27 Feb 20
Excellent experience! The recruiter, Kavita, was professional and on the ball. She showed great skill, knowledge, and... allowed for a good experience with something as difficult as looking for a new job. The overall experience was good and the company continues to communicate when they find positions that one may be interested in. They live up to that promise where other recruiters don't. Well done Legal Careers Recruitment and staffread more
16:47 26 Feb 20
The most professional and efficient recruitment agency I have ever worked with.Their attention to detail and... communication was excellent. Also very support through the recruitment process. Very glad to have had them assist me in finding a job :)- Leratoread more
Joanna Pillay
Joanna Pillay
14:59 26 Feb 20
Legal careers recruitment are exceptionally efficient, they care for you as an individual. The concern they showed for... me was amazing, they would call to see how I was adjusting to the new environment. I would get a call at least twice a month and if I ever needed them to call me, just one email and within 5 minutes I would receive a call. I am extremely happy with their service and highly recommend more
Melony Pick
Melony Pick
13:21 26 Feb 20
I really appreciate all your help in finding this new job. You've been right there left, right and center. Your... assistance has been invaluable to me during this process. Thank you, thank you, thank you Michelle, Julia and your amazing team for all efforts. God Bless more
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