Practice Market – London

PH Legal has an established presence in legal recruitment since 1998 and has firm links with Magic/Silver Circle, US and the top 100 City firms.

We recruit at all levels for solicitor vacancies and across all legal practice areas. Accordingly, we are perfectly positioned to cover the entire legal market for solicitors seeking employment.

Our team is comprised of ex-lawyers, experienced recruiters and exceptional graduates, which allows candidates to benefit from our invaluable insight into London’s legal marketplace.

This is just one feature that characterises our professional approach and distinguishes PH Legal from its legal recruitment competitors.

Leading US Firms

We take pride in the strong links we have established. From Partners to Associates to Trainees about to qualify we cover all levels of legal jobs.

US firms in London recruit across a range of practice areas for solicitor jobs including:

  • Litigation/Arbitration
  • Real Estate
  • IP/IT
  • Banking
  • Restructuring
  • Corporate
  • Energy/Projects
  • Employment
  • Pensions
  • Equity/Debt Capital Markets
  • Financial Services/Funds
  • Tax

There are a number of reasons why lawyers move to US firms:

  • Increased client contact
  • Significant uplift in remuneration
  • More international work
  • Greater global reach
  • More broad-ranging and higher quality work
  • Increased responsibility and autonomy on transactions
  • Individual talent is allowed to stand out
  • Smaller teams
  • The lawyers within the offices are of consistently high quality

In our experience there is rarely a significant uplift in hours when compared with top-tier UK firms which is contrary to popular perception this is information which we endeavour to convey to prospective candidates.

West End/Niche City Law Firms

The London Legal market is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in terms of type of law firm and practice areas covered.

The advantages of working in the West End / Niche City market include:

  • work / life balance
  • smaller teams
  • higher levels of responsibility
  • quality experience and client exposure
  • better partnership prospects

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If you are interested in exploring solicitor job opportunities or learning about the legal employment market in general please contact us on 020 3174 1211 or send us an email.

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