We partner with law firms and companies across Europe to find the best lawyers for their teams. With over 30 years’ experience we can be trusted to help clients and individual lawyers navigate an evolving and complex legal market.
We advise General Counsel and hire In-House lawyers, IP Partners, Regulatory Professionals and Company Secretaries. Our clients retain us for senior hires, complex cross-border roles, confidential searches and in law firms for lateral partner hires, mergers, and team moves.
We work in two distinct and highly specialist areas – In-House Legal Recruitment for companies & IP Partner search for law firms. With a unique understanding of the EMEA market we provide high-end executive search focused solely on the legal market, combining local market and functional understanding with our global recruitment experience.
We have the experience to work globally and have an extensive network of contacts. Our key markets are UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Benelux, Spain and Italy and Middle East.
Our in-house legal team help clients recruit General and Senior Counsel, IP specialists, Data Privacy & Regulatory Lawyers, Heads of Compliance and Company Secretaries.
Led by Lisa Owens who is one of the most experienced consultants in the legal market, we work with clients across all sectors. We support GCs across EMEA and have extensive experience of setting up legal teams and hiring the 1st GC for smaller businesses. We frequently move senior lawyers between markets and jurisdictions.
We are one of the only legal Search companies to offer specialist IP partner search and we work with a select number of international law firms to help grow IP teams.
This practice is led by Chris Adamson, a bi-lingual French speaker with over 15 years’ experience in the IP legal market. We headhunt Patent Litigation and Trademark Partners to grow existing teams and work with UK, US and European firms to set up new teams in key markets. In particular, we have a strong track record in the UK, France and Germany.
Our clients work with us for our experience, sector knowledge and professionalism. We provide our clients with the intelligence required to enter new markets, identify skills gaps and recruit outstanding lawyers. Each assignment is led by a partner or director and supported by our in-house research team.
Our professional and intelligent approach is highly valued and we ensure that we act as a complement to our clients’ internal HR resources. Headhunting means we pro-actively engage with the best talent in the market, and when combined with networking and advertising we ensure that you recruit the best lawyers for every role.