Working as a New Zealand Lawyer in Australia

No Restrictions


New Zealand passport holders can be admitted to practice in all states and territories of Australia under the Trans-Tasman mutual recognition regime. That regime offers a fast-track process, just as it does for Australian practitioners seeking admission into New Zealand. For career advice and help navigating the logistics of a move during COVID, get in touch. 

Limitless Possibilities


Firms in Australia can offer complex and challenging work to New Zealand lawyers. Top tier and National Firms are on the lookout for top talent in New Zealand to help them win major new business in the year ahead. Do your research, set your sights high and capatalise on this opportunity. We suggest looking into firms across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Canberra.

With our head office located in Sydney, our experienced team is well connected and expertly placed to help you relocate your career to Australia.

Ready to take the next steps?

Get in touch.

Sydney Office:

Lvl 25, Tower 3, International Towers Sydney

300 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW 2000

+61 2 8277 4511

London Office:

Lvl 6, 107 Cheapside, London EC2V 6DN

+44 207 796 8712 

Get In Touch

Whether you are a New Zealand Lawyer looking for career advice, CV help, market intel or have already made the decsion to move to Australia. Our consultants can be on hand to help and advise evry step of the way.