Risk

With vast experience and an enviable network of professionals and businesses, we are a trusted risk recruiter. 

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Global experts in risk recruitment since 1989

Operating globally through an international network of offices and proven pipelines of talent, we are a respected and trusted risk search and recruitment consultancy. 

We recruit across all risk disciplines, supporting law firms, financial services companies and corporate and commercial businesses. We recruit at every level, from analysts through to chief risk officers. 

benefits

By choosing to work with us, you will benefit from: 

Genuine global reach

Through 13 global offices we have completed projects in more than 55 locations. Through our extensive network we can consistently deliver in your search for talent 

An unrivalled track record

We place hundreds of risk specialists into new roles every year globally. We are a recruitment partner you can trust

Market longevity

We pioneered the first recruitment consultancies in numerous global locations. We offer local market knowledge at a global scale

Focused expertise

We are a specialist search and recruitment consultancy, dedicated to the risk profession. We speak your language and understand your markets 

Tailored services

We tailor our services to suit your needs and goals. Typically, they include contingent and retained search, permanent, temporary and interim recruitment as well as consultancy solutions


Roles we typically recruit for include:

Chief risk officer
Risk director
Head of risk
Risk manager

Quantitative manager
Risk analyst
Quantitative analyst
Senior market risk analyst

Market risk project manager
Credit manager
Special counsel  

Meet the team

Resources

  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Nicholas Eldred

  • Posted June 14, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Sarah Ingwersen, recently spoke to Nicholas Eldred, Director at NE Consulting Services and Trustee of Friends of the Earth Charitable Trust. What does your charity do? Friends of the Earth campaigns to reduce the effects of climate change at local, national and international […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Andy Simpson

  • Posted June 5, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria, recently spoke to Andy Simpson, Head of Compliance at Tysers, about being a Trustee for No Limits. Who does No Limits as a charity support? No Limits supports over 7,000 children and young people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Lawrence Grabau

  • Posted May 31, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne, recently spoke to Lawrence Grabau, Chief Legal Officer at Pizza Hut UK and Europe, about being a Trustee for Moon Hall School Reigate. What does your current NFP do? Moon Hall is the country’s leading mainstream dyslexic school. I became a […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Mark Chambers

  • Posted May 30, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne, recently spoke to Mark Chambers about being a Trustee for Maggie’s Centres You’ve held numerous Trustee positions – can you talk us through your journey? Nearly all my roles have come from getting involved in organisations I care about and letting […]
  • General counsel

General Counsel succession planning – Rules for building lasting leadership

  • Posted May 14, 2024
Succession planning is no longer limited to just CEO positions; it has become essential for key management positions across various functions within organisations. This broader approach to succession planning acknowledges the critical role that key management positions play in driving organisational performance and mitigates the risks associated with vacancies in these roles. Given the increased […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Nick Webb

  • Posted May 10, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne, recently spoke to Nick Webb, Group General Counsel at Stolt-Nielsen Limited, about being a Trustee for HvH ARTS. What does your current NFP do? HvH ARTS is a charity that gives children access to and support in the arts. Its focus is on […]
  • Hiring advice

How to engage interim legal resource: Day rate vs fixed term contract

  • Posted May 2, 2024
What is the difference between day rate contractors and salaried fixed term contract (FTC) employees? What type of contract to choose has been an age long debate in the interim market and it can be confusing to know which route is best for your legal function. Taylor Root has been working closely with businesses for […]
  • Career Advice

CEO Insights with Natalie Webb: Taylor Root UK Trustee Network

  • Posted April 25, 2024
A Trustee is an essential part of any charity, providing governance, and bringing experience and support to CEO’s and leadership teams. As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network we thought it would be a great insight to understand the role of Trustee from a CEO’s perspective. So, Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria, recently […]
  • Career Advice

Are you considering a career as a lawyer in Sydney, Australia?

  • Posted April 10, 2024
Sydney holds a prominent position as Australia’s financial and economic hub. Its status as a global city and key financial center has been solidified over the past decade. The city is home to the headquarters of numerous multinational corporations, major banks, financial institutions, and all levels of law firms. Sydney’s economy benefits from its diverse […]
  • Market Insight

What’s in store for private equity and M&A sectors in 2024?

  • Posted April 9, 2024
Predicting the future of private equity (PE) and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity involves considering various factors, including economic conditions, regulatory environment, industry trends and investor sentiment. At our inaugural sector roundtable in Birmingham last month, we focused on M&A and PE outlook for 2024. You can read the key takeaways from our discussion below. […]
  • General counsel

Are you a new General Counsel? Top goals to accomplish in your first year.

  • Posted April 3, 2024
The first months in any new role are a critical period for setting the stage for success and making a positive impact on an organisation. For a new General Counsel who reports to the CEO and the board of directors, this effect is amplified because of the high profile of the position. There are several […]
  • Hiring advice

Q1: What are the in-house legal recruitment market trends?

  • Posted March 25, 2024
What is happening in the legal recruitment market across corporate and commercial and banking and financial services sectors? Corporate and commercial While economic uncertainty and geopolitical tensions continue to impact businesses the outlook for the UK Legal In-House Market in 2024 is more positive for commerce and industry than the news would suggest.We have seen […]

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