The legal services industry in the United Kingdom boasts an impressive global stature and is among the largest in the world. As exemplified by its staggering revenue of approximately £30 billion in 2022, this thriving sector underscores the indispensability of legal expertise in today's complex business landscape. Operating within an intricate web of ever-evolving regulations and propelled by advancements in technology, its imperative legal firms adapt to mitigate risks and seize opportunities amidst cutthroat competition. The key to their success? Sourcing and retaining exceptional talent.

For over 25 years, Elliot Marsh has been at the forefront of empowering legal clients to secure the highest-calibre professionals who have not only led, but also diligently delivered sustainable growth for their organisations. Our deep-rooted industry experience has allowed us to forge invaluable partnerships, nurtured by a profound understanding of the unique challenges faced by legal firms today.

Listed below are just some of the job titles we frequently commonly help recruit for in the UK legal sector.

  • General Counsel
  • Company Secretary
  • Head of Legal Practice
  • Head of Commercial Law Division
  • Director of Legal Services

    Alison Ryan

    Alison has 15 years’ experience in the recruitment and headhunting market has enabled her to gain a thorough understanding of a vast range of market sectors as well as successfully delivering new business across all business sizes.


    James Parr

    James has been working in the recruitment industry for over 10 years, delivering to a huge mix of companies, from start-up through to multi-nationals. James specialises in hard-to-fill roles, mainly focusing on technology, IT, marketing/comms and professional services.


Senior Legal Counsel London Negotiable VIEW JOB
Company Secretary Tonbridge £130,000 to £140,000 VIEW JOB
Head of Legal - Fintech London £80-£120k + benefits VIEW JOB
General Counsel - FinTech London £100,000 to £140,000 VIEW JOB



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"It is very refreshing that we can rely on a specialist sector recruiter to identify the right people suitable to help our business grow."

"Having worked with Elliot Marsh for in excess of 5 years I have found them to be a consistent, highly committed, professional and motivated recruitment company."

"We were delighted with the whole process and we felt comfortable in the knowledge we were appointing from the very best available talent. We will certainly be using Elliot Marsh Ltd in the future."