Consultant lawyers in Australia

Established in 2016, the Peerpoint Australia team is located in Sydney and Perth. With backgrounds spanning law, talent management, recruitment and business and client management, our team is high touch and relationship based, with a genuine passion for building bespoke solutions for both our clients and consultants. 

Our lawyers in Australia

  • 60+ consultant lawyers across Australia
  • We have a mix of senior and mid-level lawyers, and intentionally ensure a diverse range of post qualification experience (PQE), experience and skillsets
  • Around 50% of our panel specialize in corporate and commercial law, with the remainder made up of specialists in banking and finance, capital markets, plus litigators, projects and infrastructure lawyers and legal operations experts

Perfectly tailored legal expertise

We partner with you to understand your unique resourcing needs, to help you move at pace in the now and build for the future.

Whether your business is need of support for a specific project or during a busy period, filling a long-term leave gap or is in urgent need of a specialized skillset, when you need interim legal support, we’ll match you with the highest caliber of consultants.

Partnering for success

By taking the time to understand your unique business drivers and demands we can bring our knowledge of the wider market context and its application to every challenge. This means we can support you in the most efficient ways with interim resourcing solutions. When you need to drive change, we'll collaborate with A&O Shearman's Advanced Delivery & Solutions (AD&S) teams to bring you strategies that combine preeminent technology, resourcing and end-to-end solutions.

Flexing our solutions

We understand the continual pressures in-house legal teams face to become leaner and more efficient. That's why we work with you to find solutions that are flexible and responsive. We'll help you tap into flexible resourcing at the level of seniority and specialism you need. And where the local talent supply is limited, we'll help you access our overseas network. Long term or short term. Strategic or tactical. We have the capabilities to bring you the right solutions.

An offering that’s unmatched

When you work with Peerpoint, you're getting more than a lawyer. You’re getting a relationship that supports you every step of the way. We understand our lawyers’ skills, interests and nuances assiduously so that we can provide you with a thoughtfully matched legal consultant who is perfect for your needs. And while on assignment, your consultant will have access to A&O Shearman partners, knowledge and know-how resources, and our team will keep in touch with all parties to ensure everyone is happy. With Peerpoint, you're getting the full wrap-around support and backing that only comes with a top-tier global law firm.

Find out more about how we can support your business needs.

Take a look at our client case studies.

A law career unmatched in quality, variety and opportunity

As you carve your own unique path, we work side-by-side with you, connecting you with outstanding interim assignments that help you grow your legal consultancy career.

Our priority is always keeping our consultants busy and continuing to build our pool of talent in response to market needs. Find out what you can expect from legal consulting and what we’re looking for…

Stay in control

You can expect to choose from an assortment of assignments with different challenges across sectors. Whether that’s a three-month role supporting a client on a specific project, to 12 months with A&O Shearman during a busy period, you can steer your career in whichever direction you choose, with the majority of assignments extended by mutual agreement.

Grow your global experience

Work with legal teams from across the world. Consulting on international assignments gives you global exposure, without the need to relocate. At any given time, we have numerous legal consultants working for clients based overseas on a fully remote basis. Our established global network means you’ll always have access to A&O Shearman partners, law firm resources and unique international opportunities to enrich your career.

Futureproof your legal career

Through a personalized career plan, we’ll help you advance your legal career so you can move ahead with confidence. If you need career coaching or mentoring, our experienced talent management team can offer guidance on the range of diverse paths to help you grow your experience and fulfil your career potential. By understanding your needs and supporting you at every step, we’ll help you succeed so you can flourish both today and tomorrow.

Find your balance

It’s never been more important to find the right balance. Our consultant lawyer jobs mean more flexibility over the time you spend between your personal and professional life, whether that's to pursue a passion, spend time with family or take breaks between assignments to travel the world. As a legal consultant, you can continue progressing and developing as a top-tier lawyer, without putting the rest of your life on hold.

Our roles are typically legal counsel to senior legal counsel level, with more senior roles available from time to time – our clients typically require at least 4 years of post qualification in relevant practice areas. We’re always on the lookout for diverse skillsets, from construction and major projects to property, privacy and consumer law. Due to high client demand, we’d particularly like to hear from lawyers with the following experience:

  • 5+ years’ PQE – employment, construction/projects, general commercial, privacy and technology.

Find out more about legal consulting with Peerpoint.

Meet some of our legal consultants.

Our offices


Level 12, Exchange Tower, 2 The Esplanade


WA 6000

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Level 25, 85 Castlereagh Street


NSW 2000

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