Laurence Simons have recruited lawyers into private practice for over two decades and within that time our global offering has grown and become one of the most established in the legal recruitment field.
Our specialist private practice team recruits lawyers on behalf of a wide range of international and domestic law firms across the globe, covering all types of opportunities including Magic and Silver Circle, City and West End/Niche firms, as well and US and transatlantic merger firms.
Laurence Simons has experience of recruiting Partners at all levels, across the globe, for law firms of all sizes - whether they are multinationals, mid-tier or smaller boutique/niche firms. For over 20 years we have gained unrivalled experience that enables us to consider our clients' technical specification and organisational culture, together with our candidates' career aspirations, and to ultimately meet the needs of both parties. We can provide detailed information on remuneration structures, team/department composition, cultural fit and client base information. We conduct both retained and contingent search, and are happy to discuss the best way to achieve your goals. Whether you are a client seeking to supplement an existing team or open a new international office, or you are a lawyer interested in a career move, we will tailor our service to meet your needs.
Associates and Senior Associate Recruitment
At all associate levels we provide clear advice around appropriate law firms for your next move or areas to target for your next hire. Accurate, up-to-the-minute market intelligence is paramount to success for both clients and legal associate candidates and our consultants pride themselves in having a complete picture on a global scale. Our in-depth knowledge of our markets and clients allow us to guide and advise on critical stages of law firm recruitment and, in turn to identify opportunities that present associates with a refreshing approach when considering a move.
Newly Qualified Recruitment
Recruiting newly qualified lawyers is one of most crucial stages in a legal professional’s career. It lays the foundation for their future career path and defines the way international law firms will view their experience and expertise. Laurence Simons handle newly qualified appointments by considering our candidates’ career aspirations, our clients’ technical specification and an organisational culture that meets the needs of both associate and law firm.
Laurence Simons Private Practice division covers the following business critical functions and sector focuses:
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