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About Search Legal

We are an established legal recruitment consultancy that can help you find your next role whether that be in Private Practice or In House. Our legal recruitment consultants are specialists in their field and have a background in the profession. They are also aligned to specific practice areas in their region to allow them to offer you the best insight into the market place that is relevant to you.

Private Practice

We have an extensive client base across the UK and beyond. We have placed with a majority of the top 200 firms in the UK whether a Magic Circle, International, National or Regional Firm. This combination of market knowledge and national reach into the best practice firms means we are able to work with you to find the role you are looking for in the firm you want.

In House

If you are currently working in house or in practice looking to make the move in house we can help. Our legal recruitment consultants specialising in this area have relationships throughout the UK and specialise in sectors to allow them to build the best relationships with GCs and Legal Directors in some of the biggest companies in the UK from FTSE 100 companies to SME’s with a legal team.

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Our trusted partners

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What people say about us

Solicitor

“Dave was brilliant to work with, particularly during the unique stress of a Covid-related redundancy. His communication was excellent, he kept me well informed at every stage of the recruitment process and his interview preparation was also very useful.

Things were also rather busy in my personal life during my interview process; Dave kindly and sensitively managed the interviews around a pretty significant life event.

Many thanks Dave for all your support.”

Solicitor

Legal 500 Legal Firm

Nick

​"Kate found me a superb role at a great firm. In getting me there, she was by absolute miles the standout recruiter I’d been in touch with.

I felt like Kate was on my side every step of the way, had properly listened to me, was honest, and very professional. I’d recommend her without hesitation."

Nick

Candidate

Dominic

​"As a result of COVID 19, a role in which I was due to start, disappeared over night, leaving me uncertain about the future. Thanks to Dave’s understanding of the legal sector, I was able to start a new chapter in my professional career within a matter of days.

Dave was brilliant throughout the whole recruitment process and I cannot thank him enough for his support."

Dominic

Candidate

Solicitor

“David has helped me on a couple of occasions now and it's been a pleasure working with him both times. He's been both friendly and professional throughout, putting me forward only when the role is suitable.”

Solicitor

Legal 500 Legal Firm

Client

“Lee has been really helpful in sourcing us some great candidates and placing people with us. He is responsive, proactive and realistic- all the qualities you need from a recruiter.”

Client

International Firm

What Search Legal can do for employers

Our legal recruitment teams work in partnership with your business or firm to tailor a professional, efficient but thorough recruitment service that you can trust.

Sourcing legal professionals of all levels, our rigorous recruitment process means that however many you wish to recruit, we are more than equipped to help you find a long-lasting fit for your business.

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Why Choose Search

If you choose us, then we guarantee a service that extends far beyond that of a traditional legal recruitment agency. We’ve built a reputation amongst legal professionals that we’re proud of, based on true partnership and a consultative service.

Find out more about our approach and why we're trusted to make a difference to legal professionals up and down the country.

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