Boutique approach focused on highly personalised service and support


We have firmly established ourselves at the forefront of legal recruitment, having been responsible for many of the market's highest profile moves, from individual partners and teams to new office openings and mergers

We offer our clients a range of services, including retained search, targeted approaches, candidate due diligence, market analysis and merger compatibility assessments.

In the latest UK Directory of Executive Recruitment (Market Share Benchmark Survey), our team was ranked in the top ten in the Professional Services Sector out of over one hundred and eighty search / recruitment firms.

We have earned our established reputation for excellence by having placed partners at some of the world's leading law firms, as well as at prominent national firms and at specialist niche firms.

90%+ completion on retained assignments

Thanks to our boutique approach, we can ensure a highly personalised service and the highest level of professionalism, with minimal off-limits issues, and have an unparalleled track record of success (90%+ completion on retained assignments).

Melton Legal LLP and Melton Legal Search Ltd are members of the Melton Legal Search group.

"The Melton Legal team have taken the time to understand our firm and our business, and they have been successful in explaining our strategy to prospective candidates. When we meet candidates, they have been well prepared and our conversations are thus focused."

London Managing Partner,
Leading Wall Street Firm