Chana Pedersen

Chana is a recruitment consultant in the Fluid Legal division, specialising in legal support and junior to intermediate solicitor roles.

Contact Chana on 022 397 8311 or


Chana prides herself on being diligent and personable with her approach.


Since starting with Fluid, Chana is continually developing strong relationships with her clients. By taking the time to understand her clients’ needs and working in a focused and proactive manner she has delivered outstanding results. With a systematic approach to research and sourcing candidates, she finds top quality legal talent in what can be a very candidate short market.


Chana ensures candidates have a positive recruitment experience by creating an organised process that runs as smoothly as possible. She has a great ability to connect with people and understand not only the type of role candidates are looking for but also ensuring it’s the right cultural fit. With expert market knowledge, a friendly persona and a genuine passion for helping people, Chana will help connect and empower you to reach your career goals.


Prior to starting at Fluid, Chana worked in both internal recruitment and generalist HR roles within the logistics and oil & gas industries. Chana has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from Curtin University in Perth Australia.

Key Appointments

  • Legal Secretary – Boutique Hamilton Firm
  • Senior Legal Executive – Full Service Law Firm
  • Property Legal Secretary – Mid-Sized Waikato Firm
  • Trust & Estate Legal Secretary – Large Waikato Firm
  • Property Solicitor – Mid-Tier Full Service Firm

Life outside the office

When Chana is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her young family whether on their lifestyle block or completing little adventures down to the rivers or lake. She is a keen hiker and enjoys getting out into the backcountry and exploring the mountains and all that Central Otago has to offer.


Latest Insights From Chana Pedersen

5 TIPS: How to Attract Passive Candidates in a Candidate Short Legal Market

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2021 Fluid Legal ALPMA HR Issues and Salary Survey – Market Insights

Market Insights from the 2021 Fluid Legal ALPMA HR Issues and Salary Survey Published by Eden Brown   Confidence on the rebound Despite the early hit to market confidence as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic, from a recruitment perspective the legal market has quickly bounced back to perform exceptionally well over the past…

Key Interview Tips from Fluid

Great news! – You have applied for a role and now you have an interview request.   Until you attend the interview you won’t really know too much about the actual job itself other than the basic points listed in the advert, or if you are lucky enough to have one in advance, a job…