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We empower top-tier companies and law firms by connecting them with exceptional legal talent, transforming careers and reshaping businesses globally.

Established global leaders
in Legal recruitment

Since 2005, we’ve delivered integrated hiring solutions across the Legal market for permanent, interim, and contractor positions for some of the world’s most impressive legal teams.

Our network of professionals is constantly expanding. We are proud of our long-standing partnerships working with companies in the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 as well as some of the leading Legal 500 and Chambers-ranked practices globally.

Our teams are not just legal recruitment experts, they are qualified lawyers who have first-hand experience of working in legal roles. Our Legal recruitment teams specialise in Financial Services, Insurance, Commerce & Industry and Legal Private Practice.

In-house Legal search and recruitment (Financial Services and Insurance)

In-house legal professionals work in an organisation’s legal department to provide advice, support, and representation. These highly skilled professionals manage a variety of legal matters, including contracts, intellectual property, compliance, and dispute resolution.

Our in-house legal recruitment experts are trusted advisors to transformational global companies, from multinationals and listed businesses to privately held companies. We create tailored hiring solutions to meet the challenges of a fast-paced, regulated landscape. From paralegals through to General Counsel, we have an extensive, global network of legal professionals enabling us to meet our client and candidate needs across multiple sectors, including:

  • Retail and Investment Banking 
  • Insurance, Reinsurance and Intermediaries
  • Asset and Wealth Management
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds
  • Brokers and Exchanges
  • Payments and FinTech

Legal Commerce and Industry search and recruitment

Our legal team is acutely aware of the different rules, regulations and challenges that apply to markets in the C&I landscape. Whether it be specific environmental laws relating to drilling and extraction in the oil and gas sector, a trademark infringement for an FMCG brand, a competition issue in Telecoms or an M&A transaction in Tech, we understand the complexities and specific sector requirements.

Built over decades of experience, our technical knowledge allows us to provide transformative advice to benefit high-performing, fast-paced businesses that want to attract the most innovative global candidates. We remain agile and responsive, readily available to support our clients and candidates with their hiring challenges. We go beyond the transaction to fully understand and represent in partnership.

We support leading Commerce and Industry businesses in recruiting the best legal talent and providing lawyers with career-defining opportunities across industries including:

  • Charity and Non-Profit
  • Engineering and Construction
  • Hospitality, Sport, and Wellness
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Technology and Software

Private Practice Legal recruitment

For almost two decades, our private practice recruitment team has been helping law firms secure some of the most notable and high-profile hires across the market. We are known for partnering with intent at every level. From Partners to Paralegals and newly qualified lawyers, we create an enjoyable, informed and diligent recruitment experience at every stage of the process.

Our established private practice recruitment teams are based in London, New York and Hong Kong. We partner with multiple organisations across Private Practice - from large UK and international law firms to mid-market practices, smaller boutiques, and start-ups. Each specialist is a known trusted advisor. Some have first-hand experience working as ex-lawyers, providing market intel and key trend insights in a consultative approach. We are the leading experts across:

  • Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Commercial, including Media, Entertainment and Sport
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Construction
  • Private Client and Family
  • IP, Crypto and Digital Media

Why partner with our
Legal recruitment specialists?

Our consultative approach, unrivalled global-market knowledge, and career-spanning support and advice maintain our position at the forefront of the legal recruitment industry.

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In a fast-paced market, we ensure you're not left behind.

We understand the daily regulatory and business changes our clients face and provide expert guidance on navigating these challenges. We offer tailored solutions that drive success and ensure stability within teams.

Our approach is personal, but our reach is global.

With offices in London, Hong Kong, and New York and established partnerships in Australia and New Zealand, we have access to an extensive and sought-after talent pool.

We have first-class internal support teams no matter where you are.

We can lead networking and round table events and provide informative materials for clients and candidates, such as the latest salary guides. All tailored to your industry.

We're here for you from start to finish.

Our dedicated team of consultants delivers exceptional end-to-end services to clients and candidates seeking interim or consulting solutions. We take a consultative approach and offer customised solutions for their immediate and future needs. We also work closely with our candidates on a long-term basis to help them continue to secure interesting assignments.

Our team is very well-established.

This means we’ve built up vast networks with over 68,000 lawyers on our database, and 25,000 are in the UK.


We are always specialists, never generalists. Our consultants each focus on a specific sector within the market to develop a comprehensive understanding of their niche. So, you get an outstanding service that goes beyond recruitment expectations.

What makes
us different?

We have first-hand professional legal experience. Our consultants utilise their backgrounds in law to advise you on a much deeper and more personal level. They have been through the process themselves and understand how candidates and clients should be treated throughout the recruitment process.

We understand the importance of lawyers engaging with the businesses they represent and building relationships with their colleagues. We get to know every one of our candidates, prioritising meeting them in person where we can. We create a more genuine and personal evaluation of their individual qualities and how they’d fit into specific roles and firms.

Examples of our roles in Legal positions

The jobs we hire for include:

  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Associate
  • Managing Counsel
  • ISDA® Negotiator
  • Head of Legal

Corporate Lawyer

Specialises in providing legal advice and support for corporate transactions and business operations.


Works closely with senior lawyers, assisting in legal research, drafting documents, and client communication.

Managing Counsel

Oversees and manages a team of lawyers, providing strategic legal advice and guidance to the organisation.

ISDA® Negotiator

Specialises in negotiating and drafting International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA®) agreements for financial transactions.

Head of Legal

Leads the legal department, providing strategic direction, managing legal risks, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations.

"Rob has become a trusted ‘go-to’ for all of our recruitment needs, not just in the UK, but often elsewhere in Europe. Rob took time to develop a very thorough and excellent knowledge of our business, what we look for in candidates and why. This allows him to source the really high-quality, relevant candidates we struggle to find elsewhere. He has become an indispensable part of our recruitment process - we invariably reach out to him before we contact our internal recruitment team.”

Vice President & Associate General Counsel

Top 10 Global Multinational

“I had the pleasure of working with Ryan during my transition from a US law firm to an in-house role. Ryan's direct and efficient communication style perfectly aligned with my preferences, making our interactions straightforward and productive. He not only respected my time but also managed to negotiate a significant salary increase of 20-30K, exceeding my expectations. I highly recommend Ryan for his exceptional professionalism, expertise, and impressive results.”

Senior Legal Counsel

Global Stock Exchange

“Rob is a brilliant 'extension' to the Convex hiring team and our go-to contact for legal recruitment. He works with the HR team to provide seamless strategic recruitment support for the Legal team. Rob fully understands Convex - the business, the culture and our process. This provides both our candidates and hiring managers with a really positive recruitment experience as it cuts down on time for both parties and for hiring managers, the number of candidates they have to meet before they move to offer stage.”

Head of Talent & Growth

International Specialty Insurer and Reinsurer

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right role?

Whatever your next career move, we’re here to guide you through every stage, from application to interview, negotiation and beyond. Let’s find your next exciting opportunity.

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Building the right team takes more than just searching. It requires market intelligence and a trusted network of partnerships. Our recruitment experts will help you find the best talent to drive your business forward.

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