Legal Recruitment in Europe



Legal recruitment in Europe

Over the last 20 years, we have seen an increasing demand from our clients to expand into new locations in Europe. Top legal professionals with exceptional training and exposure to international markets are hard to find in the local market. Our global network of over 160,000 contacts includes local lawyers, UK talent living abroad, and global talent looking for a relocation, enabling us to significantly expand the talent pool for our clients.

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Delivery assurance

We have a strong track record in Europe, so you can access deeper networks of specialists, who have the highest potential fit for your open positions

Candidate pre-screening and development

You can be assured that all our candidates are fully vetted, and background checked, so you get access to the best lawyers in the market

Extensive global network

Access top candidates no matter where they are in the world. We speak to over 3000 a month, offering exclusive candidates you won’t find elsewhere

Our services

To help our clients in Europe attract the best legal talent, we have developed a number of different services and solutions that we tailor to their unique needs.

Choose the best hiring or consulting option for your firm.

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Branded Advertising
Exclusive Search
Retained Search
Permanent Recruitment

Our latest jobs

Associate General Counsel Role in Frankfurt - Private Fund

Frankfurt am Main

My client is one of the largest global asset managers with speciali...

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International Funds Lawyer - 3 to 5 post qualified experience


The ideal candidate will have strong academics and between 3 to 5 ...

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Associate General Counsel Role in Frankfurt - Funds

Frankfurt am Main

The AGC role will play an integral part of the development of thei...

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Quality & Risk Management (Manager & Associates)


Hydrogen group are recruiting a QRM manager and two associates to j...

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Case studies

Delivering the very best for companies and lawyers in Europe is our top priority. We will always build bespoke solutions to meet their unique needs and challenges.

These are just a few recent examples of how we have added value to their businesses.

Branded advertising to attract a wider talent pool
Branded advertising to attract a wider talent pool
Relocating specialist talent back to Europe
Relocating specialist talent back to Europe
Uncovering top legal talent in new markets
Uncovering top legal talent in new markets
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Our latest insights

Hydrogen joins Ashurst to champion diversity & inclusion in the legal profession

​Hydrogen has joined forces with global law firm Ashurst to help di...

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A salary guide for the global Legal market 2021

​​We’ve compiled the latest salary ranges and contractor day rates ...

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Ways for lawyers to increase employability

​As we close the chapter on a very difficult 2020 and bunker down f...

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Inspiring Business Women

2021 Legal Salary Guide

We’ve compiled the latest salary ranges and contractor day rates for the legal professionals around the globe.

Download our updated guide to access 2021 salary and rate projections.

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Our team

Cassie Williams
Cassie Williams
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It’s a job we love because the lawyers we work with are some of the brightest you’ll ever come across