Kiki Karpinski-Bell

kyleOffice and Candidate Manager – Legal Recruitment

p : +61 3 9038 9355
email : kyle@ablethorpe.com

QUALIFICATIONS

Applied Social Science (Dip.)

Kiki (Kyle) is Ablethorpe Recruitment’s Office Manager and Candidate Manager, assisting with all aspects of the day-to-day business operations of Ablethorpe Recruitment as well as assisting lawyers in their job search both domestically and internationally.

Practice Specialisation

Kiki works with our candidates closely to understand their individual skills, attributes and experience sets, with the aim to matching applicants with roles that are in alignment with long-term career ambitions and objectives. Kiki will assist candidates in their whole job search process from the preparation and crafting of CVs, to coordinating interviews, arranging for interview preparation and training, as well as conducting references and assisting in the management and negotiation of any offers.

Kiki is also integral to running our international recruitment and agency affiliate programs and job marketing to the UK, USA, Continental Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa as well as our national roles outside Victoria.

Professional Experience

Kiki has worked in law firms in WA, VIC and NSW since 2008. She considers herself to be a “people person” and puts a strong focus on client and candidate service and really understanding what both parties are looking to achieve. She appreciates that giving top attention to detail in her work makes everyone’s life easier.

Kiki completed her studies in Applied Social Sciences in 2014.

Recruitment Experience

Kiki’s recruitment experience includes involvement in the following recruitment assignments –

Client Role
Melbourne Airport Legal Counsel
Australian Cricket Association General Counsel
Quintessential Equity Senior Legal Counsel
PWC In-House Tax Lawyer
Multiplex Legal Counsel x2
Gilbert & Tobin Litigation Lawyer
Connective General Counsel
Toyota In-House Legal Counsel – Insurance
Toyota In-House Legal Counsel – Employment
BUPA In-House M&A Legal Counsel
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Senior Lawyer
Gadens Lawyers
KHQ Lawyers Special Counsel – Property
Essendon Fields Senior Legal Counsel – Property
Metro Senior Projects Lawyer
Jemena In-House Legal Counsel
Hall & Wilcox Lawyer Lawyers
Bespoke Senior Property Lawyer
Bernie O’Sullivan Lawyers Senior Litigation Lawyer

Read what clients and candidates have to say about Kiki here.