Our Private Practice recruitment team specialises in placing qualified lawyers across all disciplines and practices into the leading UK, US and international law firms. With the market in a constant state of flux, our unrivalled understanding of the market allows us to identify a range of options best suited to your skills and experience.
We don't just tell you what opportunities there are in the market - we arm you with all the information you'll need about the evolution of a firm (or practice area) together with its future prospects and expectations, to enable you to make a truly informed choice about your next move. We speak to partners and key decision makers on a daily basis to gain a true insight and knowledge of their current recruitment needs and ongoing strategies.
We offer some of the most comprehensive guidance around on lawyers' salaries, as well as an unparalleled insight into past, current and future legal market trends - to help you decide when the best time may be to consider moving to another law firm.
At Edwards Gibson we recognise that every lawyer is an individual and that motivations for moving vary greatly from one person to the next. Whether it be lifestyle, money, prospects or just personal preference, our Private Practice recruitment team gets right to the heart of the matter by asking the how, when, where and why questions.
Whether you are looking for an early career opportunity or a strategic senior level move, speak to one of our recruitment consultants to find out more about your options.
The NQ Lawyer Salary War Hots Up
Slaughter and May raise NQ salary to £70,000.
- In-house Lawyer Salary Summary 2011
London Law Firm Partner Compensation 2012/2013
Partner compensation in UK and US law firms in London.
London Law Firm Assistants Salary and Bonus Trends and Predictions 2012/2013
A summary of the legal recruitment market and assistant lawyer salaries and bonuses 2012/2013.
Law Firm Salaries 2012
City and US Law firm fundamentals, their impact on the recruitment market and why 'real' assistant level compensation should not rise in 2012
Restrictive covenants and moving on as a partner
Familiarise yourself with your firm's restrictive covenants and consider their enforceability.
London Law Firm Assistants - Salary and Bonus Trends and Predictions - February 2012
A summary of the legal recruitment market and assistant lawyer salaries and bonuses.
The rise and fall of the elite investment bank lawyer
From a recruitment perspective, the past 20 years has seen the position of the in-house lawyer change beyond all recognition
FAQs about legal recruiting
An insight into the world of legal recruitment.
The successful business lawyer
What can a private practice lawyer do to be successful in a business environment in the most interesting and challenging economic times our generation has seen?
- In-house lawyer salary summary
How to be the model candidate....
...and ensure that your recruiter wants to work for you
UK City law firm bonuses
Past trends and predictions for the future
- In-house Lawyer Salary Summary 2010
London law firm partner compensation 2011
Salaried partner and equity partner compensation in UK and US law firms in London
Moving from In-house to Private Practice
The pros and cons of moving from an in-house counsel position to that of private practice lawyer.
Competency Based Interviews - an overview
Although still not widely used, competency based interviews are becoming more popular.
Legal directory rankings and their effect on lawyer recruitment
The benefits for both law firms and individual lawyers.
Finding a job as a newly qualified lawyer
A basic guide to drafting your CV and the interview process.
The immigration debate and its effect on City law firms
The cap does not fit and cannot be worn.
Verbal reasoning tests
What are they and how can you prepare?
The partnership track and moving for immediate partnership
A guide for senior associates.
A guide for the private practice lawyer.
Quantifying your following and writing an effective business plan
Including a sample business plan.
Using social networking sites to generate business
A guide for the "mobile internet" generation.
Starting out on the track to partnership
A guide for junior and mid-level lawyers.
Flexible working in law firms
What options are available and how viable is it to work flexibly in today's law firms?
Law firms using social networking sites to vet candidates
Why it pays to keep your image clean.
How to be the model candidate....
...and ensure that your recruiter wants to work for you.
Choosing a legal recruiter
What should you look for in your perfect match?
Dealing with a counter-offer
Advice for lawyers who are being tempted by their current law firm.