Tailored executive search

We find exceptional candidates for our clients, which include some of the most successful companies in the world, as well as leading UK, US and international law firms, specialist intellectual property firms, in-house patent and IP departments, smaller businesses, start-ups, and more. Working exclusively in the Legal and Intellectual Property sectors, we work on an international basis to engage with, motivate and recruit the best talent in the market.

Our bespoke approach has been expertly honed over 35 years and has allowed us to achieve a high number of successful placements. This, combined with our worldwide candidate network and talent pool, has given us the unparalleled ability and expertise to deliver to your exact requirements. Consequently, we are trusted time and time again to deliver for our clients, and hold a 90% repeat business rate as a result of our successful placements.

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Service tailored to your business requirements

Many of our assignments are on behalf of long-standing clients who retain us to recruit on an ongoing basis. By providing exceptional service over many years our established clients know we will deliver, whatever their candidate requirements. We recognise it takes time to build this level of trust and as a new client you may wish to retain us to fill a particular senior position, conduct confidential searches, gather market intelligence or assist with mergers, acquisitions or team moves. Whatever your needs, our bespoke service is tailored to ensure you are connected with the best possible people. You can also be assured that we are totally discrete and maintain the highest levels of professionalism at all times.

case studies

  • Lateral team hires in Munich.

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  • Recruitment of a Senior Director of IP Licensing and Business Development.

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  • Facilitated the merger of Lewis Silkin and Ablett & Stebbing.

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  • Found four exceptional patent professionals to assist with the growth of Immatics’ IP team. Immatics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T-cell cancer immunotherapies.

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  • Facilitation of the merger of Venner Shipley and Brookes IP.

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  • A global search to recruit a senior IP professional to support a new facility in Budapest

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  • First patent prosecution hire for this full-service law firm

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  • Establishing an IP department in China

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  • A global search for this newly-created IP Strategy leadership position

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  • Attracting US IP talent to relocate to Europe

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  • Recruiting a German-qualified lawyer to relocate to Paris

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