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Nick focuses on the recruitment of qualified solicitors for leading private practice law firms in the South West and Thames Valley. Not afraid to have frank and honest conversations in order to set realistic and achievable objectives, Nick's highly consultative approach is appreciated by both candidates and clients. 

Over the last ten years’ Nick has developed a proven track record for placing solicitors at all levels into corporate, commercial, IT/IP, corporate tax and private client positions. As an experienced legal recruiter, Nick not only advises on recruitment solutions but also on recruitment strategy, market conditions, salaries and benefits.

My recent blog posts


Tips on how to stay in control of your legal job search

So. you're looking for a new job, you've registered with the well-known job boards and a couple of the better-known agencies; now you can sit back and wait for the interviews to a role in. If only it was this simple. All too often candidates find themselves inundated with phone calls from all sorts of agencies, some talking about specific roles, some talking about speculative things and some not...


How to answer: ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years?’

One of the fundamental purposes (of an interview) for an interviewer is getting to know the lawyer candidate better: to understand what makes them tick as an individual, learn their career ambitions and gauge how committed they're going to be to in the role. This can be challenging when the lawyer is nervous or guarded – usually in an attempt to uphold a professional barrier. As a result, it’s not...


The most common interview question and how to answer it!

Regardless of your level of seniority or industry sector, and regardless of the role you're interviewing for (or the style of interview) one question comes up again and again. It’s a seemingly straightforward question that can have a massive impact on the outcome of the interview. Unfortunately, a majority of people answer it badly. Why are you interested in working for us? One of the most common...

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Muckle LLP
Advantage Property Lawyers
Greenwoods Solicitors LLP
Mamas & Papas
Mishcon De Reya LLP
On The Beach
Vaillant Group