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Why use Amicus Legal


Delivering high quality permanent and temporary recruitment solutions to our clients is what the team at Amicus Legal Recruitment excel in. As a boutique legal recruitment agency in Melbourne’s CBD, we are large enough to offer you the depth of expertise you desire, but small enough to ensure that you experience the personalised service that is the hallmark of our agency.


We enjoy long-standing business relationships with many of our clients and believe that maintaining these relationships is a key component to our success. Our clients trust us to advise them on all levels of their professional and legal support recruitment needs.

Did you know ?

In 2021, the main areas of law that are growing are cybersecurity, cannabis, labour, elder law, energy, IP, and health.



“I was approached by Kim Chalmers from AMICUS Legal Recruitment for a family lawyer position with a widely respected Melbourne firm. Kim has been the ultimate professional and has handled the whole process with great care and skill. It has been such a positive experience working with Kim to secure this dream role. I couldn’t recommend Kim and her team at AMICUS Legal Recruitment highly enough!!”

Family Lawyer, Melbourne

“I would like to thank Kelly for her assistance and friendly nature. You made the process of looking for work much more pleasant, and I will definitely think of you if I require any assistance with looking for work in the future.”

Elaine, Melbourne

“Kelly went above ​and​ beyond her role as an ​legal recruitment consultant and gave me the most pleasant experience​ as a candidate. She always kept in touch during the recruitment process and made sure I was always in the know, putting in 110% effort.”

Nancy, Melbourne

“Thank you for the wonderful opportunity. Kelly, you are a blessing and I knew that from the moment I walked out of my interview with you. You certainly possess something special as a recruiter and I would highly recommend you.”

Legal Assistant, Melbourne

“I would recommend Amicus Legal Recruitment to anyone looking for a role in the legal industry.“

Suzie, Melbourne

“I would like to take this opportunity to recommend the services of Amicus Legal Recruitment. I have always found Kelly Harvey to be extremely prompt and professional and totally understands the right fit for the right person.​”

Joe, Melbourne

“I highly recommend Amicus Legal Recruitment. Kelly was amazing from the very first interview right through to placing me in the perfect position. Kelly is friendly, professional, knowledgeable and really knows the Melbourne legal scene.”

Michelle, Melbourne

“The first moment you meet with Kelly, you feel at ease. She’s a genuine and caring person. I found Kelly to be impressionable and very professional. Kelly has shown that she has the background, experience and knowledge of the legal industry.”

Lainey, Melbourne

“I recommend Kelly Harvey as a highly valued recruitment consultant. In her dealings with me, Kelly is consistently responsive, knowledgeable and very professional. Kelly along with Amicus Legal Recruitment have done a wonderful job representing me.”

Holly, Melbourne

“I had just relocated to Melbourne, was wide eyed and overwhelmed at the prospect of having to find a job in a new city. I met with several recruiters but Kelly was the most down to earth, easy going and she made me feel so comfortable. Kelly found me the

Lisa, Melbourne

Meet the team

Kim Chalmers - Senior Legal Recruitment Consultant

Kim brings over 18years of legal industry experience across team management and legal support. Kim’s unique insight ensures that she matches the right candidates for the right opportunities, always. Her unwavering commitment to bringing the right peo

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Kelly Harvey - Founder/Director

Having worked in the legal industry with over 15 years of experience, our Founder, Kelly Harvey, knows the ins and outs of the unique Legal industry. It was her own experience and passion for helping others that saw her start Amicus Legal Recruitment.

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Hanna Cronin - Recruitment & Marketing Coordinator

Hanna has worked in the professional services industry for over 9 years, having spent the past 5 years working in the HR team with one of Australia’s leading IP firms. Hanna delivers all facets of administrative support to our busy Consultants as well as heading up social media and marketing at Amicus.

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