Darryn is a Partner in the Private Practice team at Taylor Root having joined in 2001. He studied Economics at Manchester University before completing the CPE and Law Society Finals at Guildford Law School. He commenced his training contract with Clifford Chance in 1994, qualifying in 1996 and remaining there for three years’ post qualification before moving to an in-house finance role at Macquarie Bank in Sydney, Australia. Darryn specialises in recruiting Partners into private practice in London and the South.
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Senior Recruitment Advisor
I have been working with Darryn over 8 years and his team has recruited a number of candidates into the firm. He is one of the most knowledgeable consultants and adds value to any recruitment process, he gives honest, fair advice and is a pleasure to deal with! I would certainly recommend Darryn.
Deug Rong Lee
Darryn's approach is highly professional. He has very good insight and expertise in his target industry. His response is efficient and timely. He keeps a good rapport and a good balance between clients and potential employers."
I have worked with Darryn and the team for a number of years and fully intend to continue this partnership for the foreseeable future. They complement our approach to market by thoroughly understanding our business and providing consistently high-quality introductions. I would wholeheartedly recommend working with them
Darryn and Jonny have been friends of BWB for a long time. We value working with them for their legal insight and realism - they always give us an honest appraisal of current market trends and don’t hide the difficult challenges of attracting talent. Their dialogues are refreshing in a crowded market. And they are nice people.
I have used Darryn not once but twice now to successfully transition between firms when the time has been right for me. He knows the key people at all the top city firms and is always professional and diplomatic in his approach. He is straight forward to deal with and does not seek to avoid any challenges or difficult conversations
Darryn advised me on my move to Signature Litigation and I was really impressed with how he managed the process for me. He was always responsive and provided good advice and feedback when needed. He was a pleasure to deal with. I would highly recommend him to other Partners considering making a move
Human Resources Manager
Darryn and his team have established a strong understanding of the local and wider market. They are always committed to take the time to listen, give perspective and really support our recruitment. I have no hesitation in recommending their recruitment service