Partner and team moves

We are one of the world’s leading specialists for partner and team search, working on some of the most high-profile moves in the market.

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Market-leading partner and team search 

Globally renowned and vastly experienced, we are a trusted and market-leading partner and team search specialist. 

We have built long-lasting partnerships with many of the world’s most prestigious law firms, as well as countless mid-sized, boutique and regional practices. As trusted advisors, we are often retained on partner searches and frequently help our law firm clients to launch teams and offices in new locations. 

Everything we do in this area is harnessed by our exceptional global network of legal contacts, and the unrivalled sector knowledge of our search specialists. With a genuine understanding of market complexity, we speak your language. 

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 have been responsible for some of the highest profile partner and team moves in the legal profession. We know how to achieve your goals 

Market longevity

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

Focused expertise

Our knowledge is entirely focused on the legal profession – we speak your language, and understand your markets 

Discretion and integrity

You can rely on us to represent you to the same high standards that you offer to your clients


Latest resources

  • Career Advice

Life as a Trustee: A Crafty Counsel podcast

  • Posted February 29, 2024
Our latest podcast in collaboration with Crafty Counsel is now live. Thank you to our guests Shrina Shah and Natalie Salunke for their time and eye-opening insights into how they find joy at work and outside of it as Trustees. In this episode Shrina and Natalie share their rewarding experiences as Trustees talking about how the role can be life […]
  • General counsel

How to describe your company culture in a way that attracts top talent

  • Posted February 19, 2024
When you’re seeking to hire new employees for your company, you’ll need more than money to attract top talent. Some of the most highly qualified candidates for a role aren’t just looking for the best compensation plan. But how do you attract those candidates who will be a great cultural fit for your organisation? It […]
  • Uncategorized

What does 2024 mean for legal talent in the UK regions?

  • Posted February 10, 2024
In 2023 we saw a fairly flat legal jobs market in the regions; candidate appetite to move jobs was low, client confidence in hiring was also low and focussed mainly on replacement hires, rather than expansion.  The firms who did grow their teams were mainly those that specialise in the public sector. There are a […]
  • General counsel

GC Roundtable wrap-up: Managing high-performing legal teams.

  • Posted February 2, 2024
Taylor Root Singapore, with hosts Theresa Pang, and Cassandra Lim, recently held a General Counsel roundtable, where speakers Andrew Ong, Vice President Legal at Kone, and Kay Pang, Senior Director & Associate General Counsel at VMWare, spoke about managing high-performing legal teams. Thank you Andrew and Kay, you’ve been so generous with your time and […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Nicola Lucas

  • Posted February 1, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Nicola Lucas, General Counsel and Company Secretary at New Look about being a Trustee for One YMCA. What Trustee opportunities have you undertaken? I became a Trustee of the One YMCA based in Herts, Beds and Bucks nearly 10 years ago […]
  • General counsel

Additional selection criteria when hiring In-house Counsel

  • Posted January 31, 2024
Hiring In-house Counsel is a critical decision for any organisation, and it’s important to carefully consider various factors to ensure you choose the right candidate. Whilst legal expertise, work experience, and great references are essential, additional thought should be given to the following selection criteria throughout the interview process. Cultural Fit: Once you have a […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Mary Bowie

  • Posted January 30, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Nikki Newton recently spoke to Mary Bowie, Lead Legal Counsel at Wakam about being a Trustee for The Insurance Charities (TIC). What does your Trustee organisation do? Wakam for Good (WFG) is an endowment fund with the intention of making partner contributions as impactful as […]
  • General counsel

GC Roundtable wrap-up: Exploring ESG and sustainability in corporate leadership.

  • Posted January 25, 2024
Taylor Root had the pleasure of hosting a GC roundtable on ESG and Sustainability, bringing together some of the brightest minds in the legal sphere. Thanks to Veronica Lai for sharing her expert insights, and to Adrian Yeo for moderating the event. It was wonderful to see our guests participating with such passion and enthusiasm! […]
  • Hiring advice

How busy will the private equity market be in 2024?

  • Posted January 22, 2024
Looking ahead to 2024 the financial services market holds more promising prospects than 2023 driven by the substantial cash reserve amassed in the private equity sector, with record levels of available capital, it is looking like there will be a significant amount of positive growth in 2024 hopefully this positions the financial services market for […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee network: An interview with Jemilla Olufeko

  • Posted January 17, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Jemilla Olufeko, Global Legal Counsel at WPP about being a Trustee for Sydenham Arts. What does your organisation do? My organisation is a charity called Sydenham Arts. Based in South East London, our mission is “to provide, promote, and advance […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Ofei Kwafo-Akoto, GLP

  • Posted January 16, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne recently spoke to Ofei Kwafo-Akoto Head of Legal – Europe at GLP about being a Trustee for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards. What does your Trustee organisation do? The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award is a youth charity that supports young people from all walks […]

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