About Robert Walters legal recruitment

Our Robert Walters Legal recruitment experts have established long-standing relationships with leading clients from across the UK and international markets, ranging from SMEs to global blue-chip organisations. We work closely with your firm to ensure we find the best quality legal talent to help grow your legal teams. 

Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of the UK legal recruitment market allows us to tailor our services to ensure we support each individual searching for their next career opportunity, whilst delivering outstanding recruitment services before, during and after the hiring process. 

With dedicated team members across offices in London and Birmingham, we recruit legal professionals in permanent, contract and interim opportunties across the UK, Brussels and Offshore markets (Channel Islands, Cayman Islands and the BVIs).

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Our specialist areas

  • Private Practice

    Robert Walters’ Private Practice Legal team focusses on tailored recruitment solutions on both a temporary and permanent basis for practice law firms in London and the Midlands. We recruit from paralegals and newly qualified lawyers through to partners. 

    Manisha Vegad, Private Practice at Robert Walters Legal
  • In-House

    Robert Walters in-house legal team focusses on tailored recruitment solutions on both a temporary and permanent basis. We recruit professionals at all experience levels, from paralegals and newly-qualified solicitors, right through to General Counsel level.

    Aleisha Murray, Manager of Robert Walters In-house
  • International

    Robert Walters Legal operates across 20 countries globally, offering unrivalled local market knowledge and global reach. Our local teams are committed to recruiting top quality legal talent for permanent, temporary, contract and interim opportunities across the world.

  • Risk & Compliance

    Our Risk & Compliance division specialises in finding roles for compliance, risk and operations professionals working across London, the South East, the Midlands and the North West. We recruit across the banking & financial services jobs market, incorporating retail and investment banking, hedge funds, private wealth & asset managers as well as private equity firms.

    Emily Hamburg, Robert Walters Risk & Compliance

Contact us

Whether you're looking for your next legal opportunity or whether you're looking to recruit top quality legal talent, contact us today.

Daniel Harris - Director 
London

Dan joined Robert Walters in 2015 having previously consulted for another leading international legal recruitment company for five years. Dan is the director of the London Legal, Risk and Compliance division with overall management responsiblity for teams who specalise in Private Practice, In House, Risk & Compliance and Company Secretarial recruitment. 

+44 (0) 207 509 8294  daniel.harris@robertwalters.com

  • Hear what our clients and candidates have to say

    "The Robert Walters Legal team has been great to work with, they know the firm well, understands what we are looking for when recruiting and asks all the right questions to enable them to find a great match. The team has provided us with some high quality candidates, and always kept in touch, providing me with market intel when needed. The team are easy to work with and a trusted recruitment partner." 

    Resourcing Advisor, Top 10 law firm 

    ''The Robert Walters Legal team were terrific in understanding and fulfilling our brief, and his tenacity ensued we managed to recruit a first-rate candidate with the right fit for our business.''

    Robert England, Head of Legal / Company Secretary at Bank Leumi UK Plc

    ''The team offer excellent support and know-how to ensure standards are maintained and clients demands are met. I highly recommend the team."

    Jaco Fourie, HR at Mayer Brown 

    ''I found all members of the team to be very efficient, helpful and enthusiastic. Robert Walters made a stressful part of my transition to the UK a lot easier."

    Shannon Stewart, Legal Counsel at Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Our people

Global reach, local expertise

Our UK legal division is part of a global team of 97 expert legal consultants all of which are former legal professionals or have a wealth of legal recruitment experience, spanning across Europe, the AmericasAsiaAfrica and Australia.

Our global teams are synonymous with their local legal markets and we work closely together, tapping into global resources and leveraging on local market knowledge. 

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