Our work

Below is a snapshot of some of our high profile work that reflects our strength, depth and reach.

BANKING

Approached by high profile Silk and Team

Approached by high profile Silk and Team wanting to operate from a broader and more international platform with access to higher calibre clients. Moved to leading Commercial set

CIVIL FRAUD

Approached by Civil fraud Silk

Approached by Civil fraud Silk (he was Head of Chambers at the time) wanting to further elevate their already successful practice. Moved to leading Commercial set. Now, High Court Judge

INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING

Headhunted directory-rated Insolvency & Restructuring Silk

Headhunted directory-rated Insolvency & Restructuring Silk for leading commercial set wanting to retain more insolvency/restructuring work in-house. Now, Joint Head of Chambers.

BUSINESS CRIME

Moved to leading Commercial set. Now, Joint Head of Chambers

Headhunted Magic circle (Criminal Bar) Business Crime Silk wanting more access to international commercial clients and due to how their chambers’ structured, couldn’t progress their practice at the speed they wished too. Moved to leading Commercial set. Now, Joint Head of Chambers

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE

Moved to leading Civil/Commercial set

Approached by high profile Clin Neg Silk wanting to upgrade their practice and join a London chambers. Moved to leading Civil/Commercial set. Only one of four practitioners in London with their credentials.

COMMERCIAL/BANKING

Approached by high profile Commercial Litigation and Banking Silk

Approached by high profile Commercial Litigation and Banking Silk wishing to gain greater access to international clients and more proactive practice development. Moved to leading Commercial set

CHANCERY/COMMERCIAL

Headhunted Chancery and Commercial Silk

Headhunted Chancery and Commercial Silk. Moved to leading Commercial set looking to deepen their fraud offering.

INSOLVENCY

Moved to leading Commercial set, became Head of Chambers

Approached by high profile Commercial and Insolvency Silk seeking to work from a broader commercial platform although already at a band 1 chambers. Moved to leading Commercial set, became Head of Chambers.

COMMERCIAL/CHANCERY

Moved to leading Commercial/Chancery set

Approached by Magic circle Silk seeking to breathe more life into their commercial litigation and civil fraud practice. Moved to leading Commercial/Chancery set

COMMERCIAL/INTERNATIONAL

Moved to leading Commercial set wishing to expand their international offering

Approached by high profile International Commercial Litigation Senior Junior. Moved to leading Commercial set wishing to expand their international offering.

BUSINESS CRIME

Headhunted leading Junior wanting to focus purely on business crime

Headhunted leading Junior wanting to focus purely on business crime. They were attracted to working on a commercial platform. Moved to leading commercial set

COMMERCIAL

Headhunted Commercial Litigation Senior Junior

Headhunted Commercial Litigation Senior Junior seeking great access to higher calibre clients and more sophisticated administrative support. Moved to leading Commercial set

PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT

Moved to leading Planning and Environment set

Approached by Planning and Environment Senior Junior seeking to further their career. Moved to leading Planning and Environment set

INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING

Moved to leading Commercial set

Headhunted Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Junior (now Silk) who wanted to more exposure to big ticket commercial and international work. Moved to leading Commercial set

COMMERCIAL

Approached by high profile Commercial Litigation Junior

Approached by high profile Commercial Litigation Junior seeking to further their career in commercial dispute resolution and civil fraud. Moved to leading Commercial set. He is listed in directories as “a star junior of the future”.

PERSONAL INJURY

Headhunted PI team for leading Civil/Commercial set

Headhunted PI team for leading Civil/Commercial set that offered an upgrade in calibre of work and more focus on practice development.

EMPLOYMENT

Moved to leading Employment/Commercial set

Approached by high profile Employment Junior seeking to further career by joining top tier chambers. Moved to leading Employment/Commercial set

COMMERCIAL

Headhunted high-profile Commercial Litigation Senior Junior

Headhunted high-profile Commercial Litigation Senior Junior who wanted greater exposure to The Gulf and Far East, two jurisdictions they are very well known in. Moved to leading Commercial set

Chambers Business Manager

First Chambers Business Manager for this leading multi-disciplinary set in London

First Chambers Business Manager for this leading multi-disciplinary set in London. Still in situ, now Joint CEO.

CEO

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London. Background, senior executive in two major law firms and international telecoms company.

CEO

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London. Background, Partner and CEO in two major law firms

CEO

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London

Replacement CEO for leading common law set in London. Background, senior executive in three major international law firms

CEO

First CEO for leading commercial/civil set in London

First CEO for leading commercial/civil set in London – Background, Global Business Development & Marketing Director for leading international law firm

CEO

First CEO for leading regional set

First CEO for leading regional set -Background, Business Development & Marketing Director for top 10 UK law firm

CEO

Replacement CEO for leading regional set

Replacement CEO for leading regional set – Background, senior executive for leading US law firms

CEO

First CEO for leading regional set

First CEO for leading regional set – Background, legendary CEO from high profile multi-disciplinary set in London

CEO

First CEO for leading regional set

First CEO for leading regional set – Background, Director of Finance for leading UK law firms

Senior Clerk

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading commercial set in London

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading commercial set in London. Background, Senior Clerk form Band 1 Chancery/Commercial set in London

Assistant Practice Manager

One of the best hires ever into their clerks’ room

Leading civil chambers instructed us having been unfortunately let down by a recruitment firm. Chambers were looking for an individual with 2-4 years of experience in developing members’ practices, fee negotiation and diary management. Background, from a criminal set and their feedback – one of the best hires ever into their clerks’ room.

Senior Clerk

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Crime set in London

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Crime set in London. Background, Senior Clerk from leading Crime set in London

First Junior Clerk

Leading Commercial Chambers, exclusive instruction

Leading Commercial Chambers, exclusive instruction, find them a first junior clerk to assist with the supervision and management of the junior clerks and to ensure their day to day duties ran smoothly. Background, Head Junior Clerk at rival chambers in London.

Senior Clerk

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Crime set in London

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Crime set in London. Background, First Junior Clerk at leading Crime set in London

Marketing Executive

Magic Circle client, exclusive instruction

Magic Circle client, exclusive instruction, to find exceptional marketing executive to complement their high-profile team. Background, previous chambers experience and previously worked in two leading law firms.

Senior Clerk

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Employment/Commercial set

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Employment/Commercial set in London. Background, Senior Clerk from three leading commercial sets in London

Junior Practice Manager

Leading Commercial Chambers, exclusive instruction

Leading Commercial Chambers, exclusive instruction, specialising in Insolvency and Offshore disputes. Chambers were open to our ideas. Background, in a law firm working closely with partners and responsible for diary and practice management. No previous chambers experience, seen as very successful hire.

Senior Clerk

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Commercial/civil set

Replacement Senior Clerk for leading Commercial/civil set. Background, Deputy Senior Clerk from magic circle set

Vice President

World’s leading litigation funder, exclusive instruction

World’s leading litigation funder, exclusive instruction, to find a rare practice mix for their London team. Background, headhunted highly regarded white collar and commercial litigation senior junior barrister, moved to be Vice President London.

Managing Director

Leading International Arbitration firm, with an unprecedented reputation for excellence

Leading International Arbitration firm, with an unprecedented reputation for excellence, exclusively instructed us to find a Managing Director to lead business generation and manage high elite professionals in the International Arbitration space. This hire has cemented their leading position in the market.

Director of Education & Training

Found high profile individual very well-known in legal sector

Global Arbitration firm had been looking in vain for almost a year, retained search, found high profile individual very well-known in legal sector, still in post.

Director of Governance and Legal Services

Global Arbitration firm, retained search to find a replacement

Global Arbitration firm, retained search to find a replacement, found highly accomplished individual, now Deputy Director General.

Operations Manager

Leading International Arbitration Firm exclusively instructed us

Leading International Arbitration Firm exclusively instructed us to find a highly experienced Operations Manager to ensure the smooth running of their elite premises and oversee the staff in the International Arbitration space.

Senior Associate

Premier US law firm instructed us to find exceptional junior commercial barrister

Premier US law firm instructed us to find exceptional junior commercial barrister – Background, stellar commercial junior seeking career outside of Bar.

Commercial barrister

Client said one of the best hires into that team they’ve ever had

Our client, top 15 major global law firm, instructed us exclusively to find c.5 year call barrister for their leading litigation team. Background, 5 year call barrister seeking change in career direction. Client said one of the best hires into that team they’ve ever had.

Senior Associate

Moved to leading litigation team in major international law firm

High-profile litigation solicitor wished to move back to Dubai, moved to leading litigation team in major international law firm.

Insolvency

Our client, in the Caribbean, instructed us exclusively to find insolvency/restructuring barrister

Our client, in the Caribbean, instructed us exclusively to find insolvency/restructuring barrister. Background, mid-level junior with First class degree from leading commercial/chancery chambers in London.

Our Work

  • Silks
  • Barristers
  • Chambers management
  • Clerks/Admin
  • Bespoke

Testimonials

When considering a chambers move with my team, I met with all the major players in the industry. Guy and Tony were our clear preferred choice.

They were authentic in their approach, challenged us when they felt it necessary and ultimately delivered a seamless service. Most importantly they showed complete discretion, which was for us the most important criteria.

Their reputation for being leaders in their field is well deserved and I would not hesitate to recommend them to others.

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