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Specialist Legal recruitment redefined

At Search, we excel in three key areas - In-House, Private Practice, and Interim Legal Recruitment. Our In-House team specialises in connecting top-tier legal talent with leading companies, focusing on roles from paralegals to General Counsels. The Private Practice division is renowned for its deep understanding of the UK legal market, adept at placing professionals from newly qualified lawyers to Partners.  

Spanning office locations from London to Edinburgh, our expertise ensures we can provide bespoke recruitment solutions in the UK and abroad. We are increasingly assisting organisations in Europe, the USA and in offshore jurisdictions. 

Why choose Search

Our specialist Legal areas

  • At Search, we specialise in providing straightforward, customised recruitment solutions for in-house legal roles, be they temporary, permanent, or interim. Our expertise encompasses recruiting skilled paralegals to General Counsels for leading companies. We're particularly skilled in the financial services sector and blue-chip commerce & industry businesses, with a focus on FTSE 100 companies and a range of SMEs. 

    Based in London, our success is demonstrated in the calibre of professionals we've placed in prominent legal roles across the market. We don’t just recruit; we forge connections between top talent and leading businesses, understanding the unique nuances of each legal landscape. 

  • Search's Private Practice Legal team is synonymous with efficient, tailored recruitment for levels ranging from Partners to Associates. Our profound understanding of the UK's private practice legal market sets us apart. Renowned for our expertise, we are the preferred choice for clients and candidates seeking the finest legal talent in the UK. 

    Our Associate Team and Partner Team in the London office place lawyers with US, International, and UK Firms in the City of London. Our Regional Private Practice Team, based in Brighton, places lawyers with the best law firms in the North Home Counties, the Thames Valley, and the South Coast; meanwhile, our team in Edinburgh covers the Scottish Private Practice market. Our track record in delivering high-quality recruitment solutions is reflected in the exceptional professionals we've placed across the legal sector. Are you seeking your next legal challenge, or aiming to expand your team? Our expert consultants are ready with the latest recruitment advice and support. 

  • Search Legal provides interim specialists across all areas of law including corporate and commercial, finance and litigation. In addition, we have a dedicated network of consultants that provide pivotal legal knowledge for legal transformation projects. From discovery to delivery, our consultants will provide subject matter expertise within a defined timeframe and budget. 

    Our commitment is to provide targeted, bespoke managed solutions that not only address immediate challenges but also drive business growth and deliver tangible ROI. 

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