James Oliver

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James Oliver

James Oliver is a senior consultant based in the Sydney office of Macarthur Bond. His main area of focus is assisting associates and senior associates with career moves. James started his legal career as a barrister at law of England and Wales, specialising in property related matters.

Upon embarking on a career in legal recruitment, James gained several years of experience within a specialist legal search firm based in London. In that time he successfully placed candidates from associate to partner level in a variety of different firms in London and globally. He has established a strong network of international connections having placed candidates into locations including London, Dubai, Hong Kong, Sydney and the Cayman Islands.

James prides himself on offering lawyers honest advice to enable them to make the best decisions for their long terms career.

Examples of successful assignments James has previously undertaken include:

  • Partner – Real Estate – London – US Firm
  • Senior Associate –Litigation – Cayman Islands – Offshore Firm
  • Senior Associate – Banking – Dubai – US Firm
  • Associate – Capital Markets – Sydney – Australian Firm
  • Associate – Corporate – Hong Kong – Magic Circle Firm

Outside of work, James has a keen interest in sports and has competed professionally in Mixed Martial Arts and at national level karate. He continues to be active and spends his spare time rock-climbing, and playing football or cricket.