Executive Search

In a competitive market, leading law firms and in-house legal teams continue to compete for the best talent.

Thomson Legal Search works on a retained project basis with our key clients advising on recruitment strategy, market evaluation and conducting cost-effective search processes. Working on projects on all levels including Partner level, Head of Legal and full team moves, we work collaboratively with our clients, helping them successful recruit in a challenging market, using innovative solutions. With unparalleled market knowledge and a track record of successful search assignments has made Thomson Legal viewed as key partner to many top tier law firms and in house legal teams in Scotland, Ireland, London and Overseas working with our international network.

Our Approach

One of our core methodologies, is that we ensure that we take the time to get to know our clients. We want to clearly understand your requirements, the positives and he the challenges, allowing us to present the legal market with their opportunities in an informative manner and allowing us to source candidates that have the correct background, experience, motivation and personality. Our dedicated research team analyses the market data for each individual project and we tailor our approach and methodology specifically to our client’s requirements.

Our search process starts with a open discussion with clients on what they aim to achieve, the current market conditions and the most effective strategy for success. We do not advocate a ‘one size fits all approach’- on the contrary, our methods are always bespoke, presenting the most effective approach for each individual client. We provide tailored market-mapping data (often adopting a multi-jurisdictional approach) highlighting current market trends and ultimately, providing a comprehensive list of potential targets with an evaluation of potential suitability for the specific role or projects.

After discussing the target list with our clients, we professionally and diligently approach potential candidates presenting the opportunity to them resulting in a short list of candidates available for interview by our clients. As with all recruitment processes, we assist with offer management and resignation processes to ensure an end result that is beneficial for both client and candidates.

To discuss how Thomson Legal Search can assist you or to have a conversation around our offerings as Executive Search consultants, please contact us.

Unparalleled Market Knowledge

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