Professional services

We are a market-leading recruiter of legal, risk and compliance specialists in the professional services sector.

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Market-leading legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment for professional services 

We are a renowned and trusted recruiter of legal, risk and compliance specialists at every level for professional services firms of every size. 

Forming long-term partnerships with professionals and businesses, we are a market leader in the sector. Whether companies are looking to hire their first lawyer or expand their compliance team internationally, we are a trusted consultancy with an impeccable reputation. 

benefits

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

Genuine global reach

Our 13 global offices 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 are a recruitment partner you can trust

Market longevity

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

Focused expertise

We are a legal, risk and compliance specialist search and recruitment consultancy, dedicated to the legal, risk and compliance professions. 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:

Legal

Legal counsel
Senior legal counsel
General counsel

Risk

Risk manager
Risk analyst
Risk director 
Internal auditor

  

Compliance

Compliance manager
Compliance director
Company secretary

Latest resources

  • Market Insight

Australian legal industry Partner movements update | FY23 Q1

  • Posted November 28, 2022
Partner Perspectives Series – FY23 Q1 Taylor Root is pleased to present our insights into the latest Partner moves across Australia for the first quarter of the 2023 financial year, July 2022 to September 2022, via our interactive web-based format, Taylor Root Partner Perspectives. The below analysis covers most of the movements in the market of […]
  • Career Advice

Making a move to a fintech as the first legal hire

  • Posted November 21, 2022
Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria recently spoke with Anastasia Demetriou, General Counsel and Company Secretary at IFX Payments. They discussed topics around her career, moving in-house, what challenges she’s faced in the market, advice she would give to those looking to move into a high growth environment and the particular attributes she looks for when […]

Top resources for Black History Month

  • Posted October 21, 2022
The final part of our four-part series Celebrating Black History throughout the year is dedicated to a knowledge hub of resources we have compiled to educate, inspire and uplift you. Black History isn’t singular; it comes with a multitude of thoughts, stories, people and culture. These resources are categorised by content, including books, communities, films/series […]
  • Career Advice

Key questions and answers for junior lawyers looking to build a career in-house: part two

  • Posted October 18, 2022
Recently, Takis Anatolitis and Georgie Miller hosted our ‘the growing market for junior in-house lawyers webinar’ and they were joined by three fantastic panellists, one of which was Victoria Davies | Legal Director | Twitter UK. After the event, we decided to delve more into the subject with Victoria to further discuss how best to build and develop a career as […]
  • General counsel

How can General Counsel navigate the future of retail?

  • Posted October 13, 2022
Taylor Root recently hosted an engaging roundtable breakfast led by guest chair, Ruth Daniels, General Counsel at Superdry. We welcomed over 20 General Counsel across a breadth of retail and FMCG businesses. Chatham House Rule allowed our attendees to speak freely about how their companies have handled situations, whilst sharing best practices and ideas about […]
  • Career Advice

Key questions and answers for junior lawyers looking to build a career in-house

  • Posted October 11, 2022
Recently, Takis Anatolitis and Georgie Miller hosted our ‘the growing market for junior in-house lawyers webinar’ and they were joined by three fantastic panellists, one of which was Kunaal Wharfe | Deputy General Counsel | Dentu International. After the event, we decided to delve more into the subject with Kunaal to further discuss how best to build and develop […]
  • Career Advice

Take your legal career to London

  • Posted October 11, 2022
We recently held our ‘Take your legal career to London’ webinar, hosted by Priya Shah and Hela Boussif, who were joined by Holly O’Connell, Legal Advisor at FirstGroup Plc and David Harrigan, Interim Deputy General Counsel. The session discussed the current in-house interim, legal job market and career development opportunities and explored the logistics around […]
  • Uncategorized

Singapore’s new office opening

  • Posted October 11, 2022
Taylor Root have just relocated to its new Singapore office at the Samsung Hub, 3 Church Street. Having launched our Singapore office in 2010, we were excited to move to brand new offices in September 2022 to support our growing business. Our specialised legal and compliance search businesses have gone from strength to strength in […]
  • In-house

How to improve job descriptions to attract and retain legal talent

  • Posted October 10, 2022
In the war for talent, it is worth looking at ways to upgrade your job description to attract the top legal minds, improve diversity of applications and engage with employees in a more meaningful way. The trick is to balance providing enough information to entice and explain clearly what the role will involve whilst not […]
  • Moving jobs

Australia Awaits

  • Posted October 7, 2022
If you’re a qualified lawyer and want to relocate to a sun, surf, and sand lifestyle, then there is no better time to experience living and working in Australia. The golden country continues to go from strength to strength and is predicted to avoid the global recession the world is now facing. Our Australian law […]
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Banking and financial services legal market update

  • Posted October 4, 2022
Where to begin to summarise the last 12 months in the financial services and banking legal markets? Here is a brief overview from Taylor Root’s perspective.
  • Market Insight

Australian Legal Industry Partner Movements Update | FY22 Q1-Q4

  • Posted October 3, 2022
Partner Perspectives – FY 22 – Q1 to Q4 Taylor Root is pleased to present our insights into the latest partner moves across Australia, July 2021 to June 2022, via our interactive web-based format, Taylor Root Partner Perspectives. The below analysis covers most of the movements of lateral partners and teams in Q4 of the financial […]

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