Sainty Hird & PartnersSainty Hird & Partners

Legal & Professional Services

The success of our Legal & Professional Services Practice is based on an ability to foster long-term, consultative relationships with our clients, who include law firms, accountancy firms, investigations consultancies and management consultants.

Our network within the professions, and our ability to source our own colleagues in different sectors, means that we are ideally placed when it comes to finding the stars of today and the future.

We have in depth expertise of lateral partner hires across all practice areas, and senior director searches which include BD/Marketing, Compliance, Finance, HR, IT, Knowledge, L&D, NEDs and Operations. In addition, we regularly recruit General Counsel for a wide-range of organisations, such as financial services institutions, corporates, regulators and the public sector. Our experience also extends to the Bar, where we have a strong track-record of hiring CEOs.

Not only do we ‘live and breathe’ our markets, we also comprehend and identify with the motivations of professional services partners. Hiring partners and directors into professional services firms is no mean feat. It requires experience, patience, diplomacy, tenacity and persistence. We know how to identify the best talent, they will take our call and we understand how to present opportunities in the most attractive light. We recognise that technical knowledge alone is not sufficient; of equal importance is a cultural understanding – something we comprehend very well. Our expertise covers most of the key global locations.

We are well used to searching internationally, looking in each local market for talent as well as moving people around the world.