At PH Legal, our focus is legal recruitment

PH Legal was established in 1999 as an independent boutique recruitment consultancy, specialising in legal recruitment for private practice. From our offices based in the City of London and Birmingham, we offer a full range of private practice legal jobs, both in London and in the regional markets.

Our private practice team places solicitors, associates, PSLs and partner candidates into a variety of UK, Magic Circle, US and International law firms. To keep up to date with our newest vacancies, please follow us on Linkedin.

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Meet The Team

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Patricia Heneghan

Principal Director – Associate & Partner Recruitment

BA (Hons) Law

0203 174 1211

07971 240 467

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Patricia Heneghan founded the London and Birmingham based legal recruitment agency in 1999. Patricia graduated from Nottingham University with a BA Law Degree before qualifying as a Barrister, and later as a Solicitor prior to founding PH Legal Recruitment in 1999.
She has 12 years experience of working in the Private Practise specialising in Private client tax for national firms of Solicitors and KPMG. As such, Patricia is perfectly situated to offer knowledgeable and well-informed advice to solicitor and lawyer Partners and Associates as she has an extensive breadth of experience working in the legal recruitment industry.


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Anna Rhodes

Consultant- Associate Recruitment

BSc (Hons) First Class in Information and Communications Technology

0203 174 1211

07380 922 293

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Anna is a specialist consult within PH Legal’s team, assisting qualified lawyers at all levels with moves to leading international, Magic, Silver Circle and US firms based in the UK.
Anna specialises in Associate level recruitment, both in London and Birmingham. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Anna graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Information and Communications Technology from Birmingham City University.

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Rachael Rhodes

Researcher and Administration

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07971 240 467

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Rachael is a Research specialist within PH Legal’s team, she assists the team in their search for suitable candidates of all levels and across a variety of specialisms.
Rachael is currently studying at Coventry University in order to achieve her degree in Social work.

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Deanna Hastings

Recruitment Resourcer

0203 174 1211

07971 240 467

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Deanna is a specialist Recruitment Resourcer within PH Legal’s team, she assists the team by identifying, attracting and shortlisting candidates of all levels across a variety of specialisms in the Private Practice market in London.
Prior to joining the PH Legal Team, Deanna graduated with a Upper Second Class Bachelor of Laws with Honours Degree from Birmingham City University.