In-house legal

Proven and trusted in-house legal counsel search and recruitment for corporates, banks and financial institutions, all over the world 

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Market-leading in-house legal search and recruitment 

Since 1989, we have been a market leader in in-house legal search and recruitment. 

We have partnered with some of the world’s leading companies over the past three decades as they have built and expanded their in-house legal functions, from tech unicorns and scale ups, to FTSE and Fortune listed companies. 

We are known for an exceptional success rate on our projects and solving complex hiring mandates by drawing on our extensive expertise and network in the market. As part of our briefing process, we take the time to truly understand the nuances of your business, culture and what good looks like. We also use our unparalleled global reach to solve those challenges in most global locations.

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 specialist search and recruitment consultancy, dedicated to the legal 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


In a competitive talent landscape, our impeccable success rates and unmatched global reach are vital tools in helping you to solve your hiring challenges. 

Roles we typically recruit for include:

Global general counsel  
Regional general counsel  
General counsel
Legal director 
Head of legal   

Interim general counsel
Interim head of legal  
Senior legal counsel  
Legal counsel 
Interim legal counsel  

Commercial lawyer  
Corporate counsel  
Contract manager  
Paralegal 

Latest resources

  • Career Advice

Australian legal industry Partner movements report | FY23 Q2

  • Posted February 2, 2023
Partner Perspectives – FY 23 Q2 Taylor Root is pleased to present our insights into the latest partner moves across Australia for the second quarter of the 2023 financial year, October 2022 to December 2022, via our interactive web-based format, Taylor Root Partner Perspectives. The below analysis covers most of the lateral partner and team […]
  • Company updates

Driving positive change through the Taylor Root UK Trustee Network 

  • Posted February 1, 2023
At Taylor Root, we work hard to constantly create positive change and growth for our clients, candidates and of course the legal industry as a whole.  As the world focuses more on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and environmental, governance and social (ESG), more non-profit businesses and charities are recruiting voluntary Trustees who want to […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Nicole Francis

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Nicole Francis, Recruiter at Taylor Root. Tell us about your heritage? I am first generation American. My mother was […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Jide Chinsman

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Jide Chinsman, Director at Taylor Root. Tell us about your heritage? I consider myself to be a citizen of […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Eden Haynes-Cathline

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Eden Haynes-Cathline, Marketing Executive at The SR Group. Tell us about your heritage? I am from Barbados, Ghana, Guyana […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Pejehafo Doeseb

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Pejehafo Doeseb, Recruitment Consultant at Frazer Jones. Tell us about your heritage? I was born in Swakopmund, Namibia, to […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Jenifer David

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Jenifer David, Director of Human Resources and Operations Manager at Entertainment Partners. Jenifer has been an HR professional for […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Terryl Brown

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Terryl Brown, Chief Legal Counsel, Deputy Commissioner for Legal Affairs and Administration for the Fire Department of New York […]
  • DEI

Celebrating Black History with Willie Grant

  • Posted February 1, 2023
In recognition of Black History Month 2023, we are celebrating and sharing the stories of Black leaders and colleagues from across The SR Group and our networks. We are delighted to have been able to interview Willie Grant, Global Head Human Resources at CooperSurgical. How can corporations create an ecosystem based on DEI to specifically […]
  • Moving jobs

Make the move down under. Australian recruitment market update.

  • Posted January 12, 2023
As we start 2023, the global economic outlook remains gloomy. Despite increased expense and inflation pressure, a recession here in Australia is predicted to be softer than what will be experienced in other national economies. The Australian legal industry has shown itself to be quite resilient in the face of near-constant change and steep challenges. […]

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