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About Robert Walters legal recruitment

Robert Walters legal consultants are experts across all areas of private practice and in-house recruitment. We pride ourselves on our long-established relationships with leading clients from across the UK and work closely with them to ensure we find the best quality legal talent to help grow their 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, ensuring we find the best job for you. 

We recruit permanent, temporary, contract and interim opportunities, from paralegals and newly qualified lawyers right through to General Counsel and Partner level hires. Our clients range from SMEs to global blue-chip organisations across the UK and 19 international markets. 

Our expert legal consultants are recognised as leaders in their fields, delivering outstanding recruitment services before, during and after the hiring process. 

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

Search the latest legal career opportunities here.


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UK legal team

UK legal team

Our specialist legal division is a long established market leader, recruiting temporary and permanent roles within private practice, financial services, commerce & industry and the public sector. We challenge the traditional recruitment model with our ‘classroom to boardroom’ approach, being there every step of your legal career from paralegal/trainee to general counsel level. 

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

All degrees of seniority are covered, from paralegals to newly-qualified lawyers to General Counsel level, either on a locum, contract or permanent basis. We've been helping legal professionals find jobs across the UK for more than 30 years.

Global reach, local expertise

Our expertise does not stop there, we provide extensive market coverage and are 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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“The Robert Walters global legal team encompasses over 90 consultants in 17 countries.  We have been helping shape legal careers for lawyers across the globe since 1985 and helping law firms and in house teams, build successful teams.  If you are a candidate seeking to transfer internationally, please get in touch.  And if you are a law firm or in house team looking to expand, do not hesitate to seek our advice!"      

Sam Walters - UK Legal Director
+44 20 7509 8786

Latest legal salary trends 

Keep up to date with legal salary information and employment trends across the UK. The annual Robert Walters Salary Survey contains recruitment market updates, hiring advice and salary information from across our European markets.

For employers - With the latest information on salaries and employment trends across a range of industries, as well as hiring tips and advice, our salary survey will ensure you are best positioned to attract and retain top talent in your sector.

For employees - Due a pay rise in in the new year? Find out what you’re worth with the most comprehensive list of global salaries in the industry. Or if you’re considering making a move, find out what skills and experience employers are looking for, across a range of sectors in Europe.

Download the full copy of the latest Robert Walters Salary Survey.


Affiliations & partnerships

Robert Walters legal recruitment team is dedicated to offering growth and development opportunities to our candidates through affiliate partnerships. Find out more here.

Increasingly, employers are coming to recognise the business benefits of improving the level of diversity and inclusion within their workforce. We work closely with our clients to allow you to access to a wide variety of talent from a diverse background. 

Find out more about our affiliations and partnerships here

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Have a role to fill and want to ensure you reach top-tier legal professionals? Submit your vacancy and one of our specialist professional consultants will contact you to discuss your hiring needs. 

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