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

  • General counsel

The importance of diversity and inclusion in legal teams

  • Posted July 17, 2024
The importance of diversity and inclusion within legal teams cannot be overstated in today’s rapidly changing legal landscape. Building a diverse legal team not only aligns with principles of equality and fairness but also profoundly impacts an organisation’s success. Diversity and inclusion are often grouped together because they are interconnected, and it is only in […]
  • Market Insight

Interim legal recruitment: why businesses need interim hires

  • Posted July 9, 2024
Taylor Root’s interim experts, Penny Parker, Director and Clare McCallum, Senior Consultant, discuss the current interim market and give some great advice of why businesses can benefit from interim hires and how best to go about this. Penny and Clare are experts at connecting interim legal professionals with businesses across the UK. To speak to […]
  • Market Insight

Q2: What are the in-house legal recruitment market trends?

  • Posted July 9, 2024
What is happening in the in-house legal recruitment market across the UK? The interim legal recruitment market Despite a slower start in Q1, Q2 saw rapid growth of the interim market. With many General Counsel experiencing restrictions in growth of their permanent headcount, the interim and consulting market has seen a further rise in popularity […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Clare Bouwmeester

  • Posted July 4, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Sarah Ingwersen recently spoke to Clare Bouwmeester, Legal Consultant for Fortnum and Mason about her experience as a Trustee for Sophie Hayes Foundation. What does your charity do? The Sophie Hayes Foundation is a charity that can help save lives. It gives hope […]
  • Career Advice

Sustainability in financial services: The evolving UK talent market 

  • Posted June 21, 2024
Rising to the challenge: sustainability professionals in UK financial services The landscape of sustainability within the financial sector is undergoing a dynamic transformation, driven by a growing commitment to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles. Recent data reveals key trends and insights into the professionals at the heart of this change. Here’s a closer look […]
  • Career Advice

Taylor Root UK Trustee Network: An interview with Kate Burns

  • Posted June 20, 2024
As part of our interview series for our Trustee Network, Taylor Root Partner, Georgia Morgan-Wynne, recently spoke to Kate Burns VP Business Operations and General Counsel at MOO about her experience as a Trustee for Wandle Learning Trust. Can you talk us through your journey to being a Trustee? I started off by getting involved in […]
  • Hiring advice

Why should companies work with a specialist legal recruiter

  • Posted June 18, 2024
Recruiting legal professionals can be a major challenge for many companies. It is often difficult for internal HR managers to understand the specific characteristics of the specialism or the intricacies of the regional legal market. This can be particularly the case if no legal professionals have previously been recruited for the organisation. For example, hiring […]
  • Career Advice

What does it mean to be a woman and work in tech?

  • Posted June 18, 2024
What is it like to work in tech? But more specifically what does it mean to be a woman and work in tech? Taylor Root Director, Asha Morzaria, recently discussed just this with Adam Baldwin and learnt more about his role as General Counsel at the not-for-profit organisation, Girls in Tech. Before we learn more […]
  • 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 […]

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