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Law Librarian Jobs in Melbourne & Sydney

Kaleidoscope Legal Recruitment recruits for a variety of legal librarian positions such as

  • Law Librarian
  • Assistant Librarian
  • Research Librarian
  • Reference Librarian
  • Technical Librarian
  • Intranet Librarian
  • Training Librarian

We also work with librarians in other departments including cataloguing, information and records management and knowledge management.

We recruit for legal librarian jobs in boutique, mid-tier and top-tier law firms as well as government and in-house corporations both in Melbourne, Sydney and throughout Australia. If you’re a Librarian looking for a new challenge in your next career move, or just after a change, a great way to start is to check out our vacancies and all current available roles.

What does a Law Librarian do?

Law librarians take part in tasks such as legal research, teaching and learning, information literacy, classification of library materials and archiving, to name just a few. Law librarians work with electronic online databases and other relevant sources such as textbooks, reference books and journals.

Alternatively, Library technicians tend to focus on the operational aspects of the library and information management. Tasks that they undertake can include organising and maintaining library resources, updating records and systems and retrieving information databases.

Qualifications and Experience

There are undergraduate and postgraduate courses available. Most law librarians will hold a library and information qualification recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). To find out more about the courses available please follow this link ALIA.


The Australian Law Librarian’s Association (ALLA) aims to promote and provide support to law librarians and the interests of law libraries. Members have access to continuing professional development, local networking events, podcasts and a network of experienced professional law librarians.

To find out more or to become a member you can visit their website by following this link ALLA.

Working with You

Our consultants can help provide you with further insight into the legal industry and what it is like to work in a private library such as in a law firm. As specialist legal recruiters we know the Melbourne and Sydney legal industry well and can provide you with the advice you need to make an informed decision about where to go next, so don’t hesitate contact us for further information or advice!

We want to find the best legal librarian job for you, where you feel like it is more than just a job but a great career path. Your qualifications and experience coupled with your particular strengths and desires will help determine what sort of environment will suit you best.

Take a look at your CV and make sure that you have updated your education and recent employment history so that it focuses on your legal librarian experience, and then submit your CV to us, and we can start the recruitment process.


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