Building futures

We are a global legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment consultancy.

Forming lasting partnerships with our clients and candidates, we are constantly evolving and continue to shape the world’s legal, risk and compliance markets. 

Our services

We tailor our services to suit your needs and goals. We offer contingent and retained search, permanent, temporary and interim recruitment as well as consultancy solutions.

Meet our team

Our legal, risk and compliance teams are experienced specialists who have extensive knowledge of their markets.


Our resources, including industry news, career advice, salary guides, hiring trends and more, offer insights for our clients and for legal, risk and compliance professionals.

Our sectors

We recruit legal, risk and compliance specialists for law firms, corporate and commercial businesses, and banking and financial services companies.

Job search

Ready to find your next legal, risk or compliance role? We offer opportunities at all levels for a wide range of companies internationally.

Our events

Our in-person and virtual sessions cover a range of thought leadership topics as well as events which offer the legal, risk and compliance community an opportunity to come together.

Our specialisms

In-house legal

With a global, market leading team of experienced consultants we are known as a leader and recruitment partner of choice within the in-house legal market. 

Law firms

Recruiting at all levels from newly qualified to partners, we are the global go-to specialist in law firm search and recruitment.  


We recruit across all risk disciplines, supporting a wide range of businesses internationally. 


With a proven track record and an exceptional network of professionals and businesses, we are a trusted compliance recruiter. 

Taylor Root in the Middle East

A trusted name in legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment, we are a trusted advisor to companies, firms and professionals globally. From Dubai, we connect the best talent with leading businesses and law firms across MENA and beyond. 

Our sectors

Latest Jobs

  • Shipping

Legal Counsel, Corporate and Commercial

Legal Counsel, Corporate and Commercial Taylor Root are running a brand new Legal Counsel position in Dubai which will involve a wide variety of transactional legal work, with time split between assisting a growing family office and the main business owned by the principal. This is a fairly unique opportunity to work both for an […]
  • Posted Posted 29 mins ago
  • Energy

Legal Counsel

We are working exclusively with a household name client who are an industry leader in their field. They are looking to appoint a NQ-4 PQE solicitor into their in-house legal team. They will consider lawyers from from commercial, corporate, projects, construction or commercial disputes backgrounds. The role is based in Gloucestershire with two days a […]
  • Posted Posted 16 hours ago
  • Law firm

Competition/Antitrust Lawyer

Our client, and Elite US City law firm is seeking a talented Competition/Antitrust Lawyer on a 6-month or 12-month fixed-term contract basis in the London office. The firm’s award-winning antitrust practice is composed of over 40 specialists located in the U.S., UK, Brussels, France, and Germany. The firm has represented multinational clients in high-profile, complex […]
  • Salary £140000 – £200000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 17 hours ago
  • Law firm

Property Litigation Associate

Leading full service national law firm seek a 1+ PQE property litigation lawyer to join it’s Birmingham team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside established partners on high quality, technical work at both local and national level. In addition to dealing with portfolio asset management matters, you will have the opportunity to support […]
  • Salary £60000 – £70000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 18 hours ago

Compliance Manager

We have a current opportunity for a Compliance Manager on a permanent basis with a real estate Investment Manager. The position will be based in London. Generalist Compliance role Variation of work from Reg/core compliance to Financial Crime Opportunity to develop career longer term Shadowing Head of Compliance For further information about this position please […]
  • Posted Posted 18 hours ago
  • Law firm

Operational Risk Analyst

Title Reports to Salary Operational Risk Analyst Operational Risk Manager £40,000 – £55,000 (depending on experience) Role The Operational Risk Analyst will support the Operational Risk Manager organising and managing the delivery of the firm’s Operational Risk Management Framework Responsibilities Support line management and the business functions with the identification, measurement, monitoring and mitigation of […]
  • Salary £40000 – £55000 per annum
  • Posted Posted 22 hours ago
  • Law firm

Planning Senior Associate / Director 4PQE+

Looking for UK Qualified Planning lawyers, motivated by partnership prospects! Unique opportunities like this for progression don’t come often in today’s market… You’ll be working for a Band 1 (Legal 500, Residential & Commercial Real Estate) & Top50 Firm that’s looking to launch a residential planning practice in Southampton; offering top-market compensation, work life balance, […]
  • Posted Posted 22 hours ago
  • Services

Compliance Manager – Italy

Taylor Root has been exclusively retained by a European multinational operating in the services industry to source a Compliance Manager in Italy. Reporting to the Group Compliance Officer you will be an Italian qualified lawyer with around 5-7 years of experience in AML, Competition and Anticorruption, ideally acquired in the public sector or public-related business. […]
  • Posted Posted 23 hours ago
  • Asset Management

Funds Lawyer, 1+

Our client is a global alternative fund manager with over $70bn of AUM looking to appoint a private equity funds lawyer to its EMEA Structuring Legal team in London. In this role you will advise on the structuring, formation, and establishment of investment funds (credit, debt, private equity, hedge and infrastructure/ESG funds) as well as […]
  • Posted Posted 24 hours ago
  • FinTech

French Commercial/Tech Legal Counsel, 2+ Paris

This award winning global fintech with 15+ offices worldwide is looking to appoint a Commercial/Tech/Procurement legal counsel to its EMEA Legal Team in Paris or Luxembourg. You will have trained and qualified at a top City law firm, be a UK/Common Law qualified lawyer, or French juriste with UK experience, with a minimum of 2 […]
  • Posted Posted 24 hours ago

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Send us your CV and we’ll get to work on finding your next big opportunity. 

We are delighted to present the Taylor Root 2022 Global In-house Market Report.

In what has once again been an unprecedented year, we felt that it was more vital than ever that our annual commentary on the in-house market was being informed not only by our global team of specialist consultants but also by you, our global in-house community.

Meet our global leadership team

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