Risk

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

Explore risk recruitment


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

Balquis Hussein

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

UAE

Ben Cockram

Director | Global Partnerships

UK, US

Brogan McDougall

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

UK

Giulia Natale

Senior Consultant | Law Firms

Italy

Hamish Richmond

Manager | Head of Ireland

Ireland

Jide Chinsman

Director | Internal Audit

UK

Julian Stone

Partner

Ireland, UK, US

Miya Toh 杜心慧

Associate Director | Head of Risk and Compliance

Singapore

Parvyez Salam

Director | Risk and Compliance

UK

Philippa Anderson

Partner | Risk and Compliance

UK

Samantha Fong

Partner | Head of Hong Kong and North Asia

China, Hong Kong

Sultan Afzal

Executive Director | Risk and Compliance

UAE, UK

Theresa Pang 彭爱真

Executive Director | Head of In-house Legal | South East Asia

Singapore

Resources

  • Career Advice

Why taking up a contract role might be beneficial to your legal career

  • Posted September 21, 2022
“I’m concerned that taking on an interim contract role will reflect poorly on my resume.” 5 PQE Real estate lawyer contemplating a move in-house “I think this 6 months’ contract role came at an opportune time – it was between this, or taking a sabbatical just to figure out what I want for myself. At […]
  • In-house

The growing market for junior in-house lawyers

  • Posted September 2, 2022
For our most recent webinar we were joined by three fantastic panellist: Kunaal Wharfe | Deputy General Counsel | Dentsu International,  Sam Lester | Legal Director (EMEA) | TD Securities and Victoria Davies | Legal Director | Twitter UK. Hosted by Takis Anatolitis and Georgie Miller from Taylor Root, the team discussed how best to […]
  • Uncategorized

How to facilitate a sector switch – part one

  • Posted August 12, 2022
How to facilitate a sector switch with John Rowland, Legal Director, Elysium Healthcare Changing industry sectors, particularly at the senior level, is often perceived as being extremely difficult due to the scarcity of opportunities and the sheer number of highly suitable senior lawyers. However, it is possible if you are tenacious and tap into your […]
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How to facilitate a sector switch – part two

  • Posted August 12, 2022
How to facilitate a sector switch with Patrizia Carrozza, General Counsel, Valentino Changing industry sectors, particularly at the senior level, is often perceived as being extremely difficult due to the scarcity of opportunities and the sheer number of highly suitable senior lawyers. However, it is possible if you are tenacious and tap into your network. […]
  • Career Advice

How to facilitate a sector switch – part three

  • Posted August 12, 2022
How to facilitate a sector switch with Lisa Maxwell, General Counsel, FE fundinfo Changing industry sectors, particularly at the senior level, is often perceived as being extremely difficult due to the scarcity of opportunities and the sheer number of highly suitable senior lawyers. However, it is possible if you are tenacious and tap into your […]
  • Career Advice

How to facilitate a sector switch – part four

  • Posted August 12, 2022
How to facilitate a sector switch with Adam Hirschovits, General and Commercial Counsel, The Roald Dahl Story Company Changing industry sectors, particularly at the senior level, is often perceived as being extremely difficult due to the scarcity of opportunities and the sheer number of highly suitable senior lawyers. However, it is possible if you are […]
  • Career Advice

How to facilitate a sector switch – part five

  • Posted August 12, 2022
How to facilitate a sector switch with Emma Dickie, General Counsel, Rain Cryptocurrency Changing industry sectors, particularly at the senior level, is often perceived as being extremely difficult due to the scarcity of opportunities and the sheer number of highly suitable senior lawyers. However, it is possible if you are tenacious and tap into your […]
  • Uncategorized

How can inclusive language create a diverse workforce

  • Posted August 8, 2022
There are many aspects to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) and whilst companies have policies in place often, they still struggle to create meaningful change. The topic is vast and can bring up sensitive conversations, but it is important to not be overwhelmed and to instead look at breaking down areas to focus on, acting […]
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How to facilitate an inclusive recruitment process

  • Posted August 8, 2022
Taylor Root is committed to partnering with our clients in the development of their DEI strategy, recruitment processes and talent pipelining. Inclusive recruitment is the process of interviewing and hiring a diverse set of individuals through valuing different backgrounds, opinions and experiences. Many clients we work with are not sure where to begin when creating […]
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The evolution of legal operations

  • Posted August 8, 2022
Legal Operations is not a new concept but is gaining widespread popularity within the global legal market as General Counsel look at ways to create efficiencies within their legal teams. Legal Operations originated in the US in-house legal market where there are now over 3000 legal operations professionals. Legal Operations functions provide a broad range […]
  • Market Insight

Expansion into the China Market

  • Posted August 5, 2022
Heidy Zhou, Manager in Taylor Root’s Hong Kong office, specialises in recruiting in-house lawyers into the China market. She has successfully worked with numerous international companies to establish and build out their legal function in China. Heidy interviewed two lawyers, Terry Tai – Head of Legal at Pentland China and Bin Xu – VP Legal, […]
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Move your career around the globe with Taylor Root – information for NZ lawyers

  • Posted August 5, 2022
For many New Zealanders, taking “The big OE” and travelling and working around the globe has been a rite of passage. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic put a dramatic halt on international travel but with most countries now opening their borders, and getting covid under control, demand for New Zealander lawyers has never been higher. Our international offering combines […]

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