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

CONSTRUCTION

Approached by Construction Senior Junior seeking greater practice development support

Approached by Construction Senior Junior seeking greater practice development support. Moved to leading Commercial set

COMMERCIAL

Moved to leading Commercial set

Approached by Commercial Litigation Junior seeking to further accelerate their career and be less isolated. Moved to leading Commercial set

RUSSIA/CIS

Headhunted high-profile Russia/CIS Junior

Headhunted high-profile Russia/CIS Junior for leading Commercial set to join their established team.

CHANCERY/COMMERCIAL

Moved to leading Chancery/Commercial set

Headhunted Chancery/Commercial Junior who was keen to operate from a London chambers. Moved to leading Chancery/Commercial set

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL AND INVESTMENT ARBITRATION

Moved to leading Commercial set

Headhunted International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Team seeking more established and higher profile platform. Moved to leading Commercial set

CHANCERY COMMERCIAL

Headhunted Chancery/Commercial Senior Junior who wanted to further develop their London client base

Headhunted Chancery/Commercial Senior Junior who wanted to further develop their London client base and benefit from proactive practice development. Moved to leading Chancery/Commercial set

PERSONAL INJURY/CLIN NEG

Moved to leading Multi-disciplinary set, now band 1 and 2 in the directories

Approached by high profile PI and Clin Neg Junior who wanted to accelerate their career. Moved to leading Multi-disciplinary set, now band 1 and 2 in the directories.

PROPERTY AND COMMERCIAL

Headhunted Property and Commercial Litigation Senior Junior

Headhunted Property and Commercial Litigation Senior Junior (now Silk) who wanted to operate from a more specialised chambers. Moved to leading Commercial set

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Moved to leading commercial set

Approached by high profile IP Senior Junior seeking a more commercial platform to practise from. Moved to leading commercial set

CEO

First CEO for leading regional set

First CEO for leading regional set – Background, Partner in two leading regional law firms

Chambers Director

First Chambers Director for leading regional set

First Chambers Director for leading regional set – Background, Practice Director/Senior Clerk for leading regional chambers

Chambers Director

First Chambers Director for leading commercial/civil set in London

First Chambers Director for leading commercial/civil set in London – Background, senior executive in publishing

Practice Director

First Practice Director for leading commercial/civil set in London

First Practice Director for leading commercial/civil set in London – Background, Practice Director in leading multi-disciplinary set. Still in situ, now CEO

Chambers Business Manager

First Chambers Business Manager for leading family set in London

First Chambers Business Manager for leading family set in London – Background, Marketing & Business Development Director for leading UK law firms

CEO

First CEO for leading commercial set in London

First CEO for leading commercial set in London – Background, Partner in $10bn turnover multi-disciplinary professional services firm

CEO

Replacement CEO for leading commercial set in London

Replacement CEO for leading commercial set in London – Background – CEO with two previous London sets

Head of Business Development

First Head of Business Development for magic circle set

First Head of Business Development for magic circle set. Background, senior business development individual at three major law firms and two previous chambers.

Chambers Manager

First Chambers Manager for leading Crime set in London

First Chambers Manager for leading Crime set in London. Background, senior executive in previous chambers and a bank

Practice Director

First Practice Director for leading commercial set in London

First Practice Director for leading commercial set in London – Background, Practice Director from leading multi-disciplinary set in London

Practice Manager

The successful candidate was and is still seen as a rising star

Due to their continued growth, our client, a leading civil and family law chambers, instructed us exclusively to assist finding a family practice manager with previous experience of working within the family sphere. The successful candidate was and is still seen as a rising star and has been a great addition to the team.

Senior Clerk

Senior Clerk (Crime) for leading common law set in London

Senior Clerk (Crime) for leading common law set in London – Background, came from band 1 chambers

Assistant Practice Manager

Leading commercial chambers had never previously used a recruiter

Leading commercial chambers had never previously used a recruiter but due to positive word of mouth exclusively instructed us to help them find an Assistant Practice Manager. Having spent many months trying to fill the role themselves to no avail, we managed to fill the role quickly. Background, experience of working within a busy clerks’ room and taking on responsibility ahead of their years. Our success led immediately to a new instruction, which was also filled quickly and efficiently.

Senior Clerk

Senior Clerk (Family) for leading common law set in London

For leading common law set in London – Background, came from band 1 chambers

Accounts Assistant

Magic Circle Chambers, exclusive instruction

Magic Circle Chambers, exclusive instruction to find high-calibre accounting individual. Background, accountancy professional with a degree in Law and experience managing a team within catering industry.

Senior Clerk

Senior Clerk (Civil) for leading common law set in London

Senior Clerk (Civil) for leading common law set in London – Background, came from band 1 chambers

Recruitment and Administration Coordinator

Magic circle client, exclusive instruction

Magic circle client, exclusive instruction, to find a highly organised and efficient Recruitment and Administration Coordinator to assist with a high number of Pupillage applications. Background, had a managerial role in the events management.

Director of Clerking

Director of Clerking for leading commercial set in London

Director of Clerking for leading commercial set in London – Background, Deputy Senior Clerk from a magic circle set in London

Head of DAS

Headhunted high-profile individual from leading competitor

Global Arbitration firm, retained search to find a replacement. Background, headhunted high-profile individual from leading competitor.

Insolvency

Our client, in the Caribbean, instructed us exclusively

Our client, in the Caribbean, instructed us exclusively to find insolvency solicitor – Background, senior associate from leading London firm seeking gear change in their career

PA to Director General

Global Arbitration firm, retained search to find replacement

Global Arbitration firm, retained search to find replacement. Client had been looking for over 6 months. Background, highly skilled individual from Ministry of Justice.

Front of House / Hosts

Leading International Arbitration firm exclusively instructed us

Leading International Arbitration firm exclusively instructed us to find a number of experienced individuals with hosting, housekeeping and front of house experience. Due to the number of high-profile international arbitration clients, it was important to find ambitious individuals to ensure that all visitors were provided with a five star service.

Associate Counsel

World’s leading litigation funder instructed us again to find a barrister for their ABS law firm

World’s leading litigation funder instructed us again to find a barrister for their ABS law firm. Background, leading commercial barrister from Johannesburg with 10 years’ experience who was also UK qualified.

Immigration

Headhunted from one of their major competitors

Leading immigration firm, historically never used recruiters, instructed us exclusively on the back of a referral to find mid-level immigration practitioner. Background, headhunted from one of their major competitors.

Immigration

Leading immigration firm, following our previous successful hire

Leading immigration firm, following our previous successful hire, instructed us again to find another successful immigration practitioner. Background, headhunted from one of their main competitors.

QC Church Commissioner

Exclusive instruction from Church of England to find replacement silk

Exclusive instruction from Church of England to find replacement silk to take on high profile non exec role. Background, headhunted high-profile silk with personal and professional connections to the church.

Civil Clerk

Exclusive instruction from leading regional set seeking to fill a mid-level clerking role

Exclusive instruction from leading regional set seeking to fill a mid-level clerking role, from outside of the Bar. Background, headhunted individual from leading legal press firm, no clerking experience, but with a deep understanding of the Bar and nuances of barristers.

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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