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Legal careers

With 12 offices globally and 500+ specialist consultants, Selby Jennings is a recruitment partner with a truly international reach and the insight and specialist expertise to support talented people in expanding into exciting legal careers. The firm works with individuals who are looking to make a career defining move when it comes to roles that are based in-house for corporations large and small. With more than 15 years as a specialist recruiter in the financial services sector, Selby Jennings is able to provide legal careers support by connecting exceptional individuals to businesses where there is continual pressure to find the brightest minds when it comes to legal and compliance issues.

International legal careers

Selby Jennings has extensive reach with respect to supporting candidates in taking important next steps in their legal careers. The firm works with 500+ world-leading companies as part of the Phaidon International group, ensuring that legal and compliance talent finds a home in-house where there is the potential for exciting, long-term growth. The quality of connections is an important factor for Selby Jennings and making this a priority has meant that 90% of candidates placed remain in their positions. The hiring process is designed to empower both businesses and individuals in making positive hiring choices that will create mutually beneficial outcomes for both parties into the long term.

A burgeoning need for talent

As legal and regulatory landscapes become increasingly complex and technology continues to drive monumental change within the financial services sector, the need for legal and compliance professionals with the skills and experience to help organizations navigate this has become crucial. There are a variety of different roles available in-house including across the following areas: M&A, corporate, securities, commercial, intellectual property, litigation, patent, regulatory, labor and employment, contracts, trust and estate, tax, transactions, privacy and data security, business affairs, legal ethics.

Selby Jennings works with organizations looking to fill many of these roles. The firm has placed M&A attorneys and senior private funds counsel, litigation attorneys and directors of legal, as well as senior legal counsel at some of the best known names in the financial services world, including global banks and global investment management firms. There is a greater need than there has ever been for the right talent to help guide organizations through legal frameworks and evolving compliance requirements and this has made the future for those in legal careers incredibly bright.

A leading specialist recruiter for legal careers

Selby Jennings consultants have specialist market expertise and are able to bring this to the process alongside an international network of contacts within key financial services sectors. Consultants work with best-in-class recruitment technology and receive the most up to the minute training in order to provide exceptional support to those seeking to establish and develop legal careers across the financial services sector. Selby Jennings is the leading choice for legal and compliance talent - work with us to take your career to the next level.