Sean Bate


Sean, founder of Sigma Executive, brings 30+ years of global legal recruitment experience.

In 2007, he launched Sigma Executive to meet the demand for top lawyers in Australia.

Sean’s strong networks and integrity ensure a seamless recruitment process for candidates and clients.

With a deep understanding of the legal market, Sean offers a premium and personalised service. The outcomes he has achieved for firms in building a talent pipeline to partnership and placing lateral partners has resulted in long-term client partnerships.

Sean helps Partners transition to new firms, addressing cultural and practice fit intricacies. His executive coaching helps lawyers achieve partnership and senior in-house roles, leading to ongoing candidate success.

He excels in placing senior talent and guiding lawyers’ career advancement.

Sean is an avid traveller and enjoys skiing and snowboarding in winter with his family. He is serving in a voluntary role as President of Mount Buller Race Club which he enjoys immensely.