Private Practice recruitment

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Private Practice

Private Practice recruitment

Since 2001, we have been helping our clients to differentiate themselves to attract lawyers who can fulfil their growth plans and ensure they compete effectively. We have developed our original consultative approach to client relationships and Hydrogen has become a recognised brand in the London legal space. Two decades on, candidates have more options than ever before, yet it is still just as rewarding to guide, advise and find a candidate their dream job in this industry.

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Speed and delivery assurance

We consistently deliver higher service levels than our competitors, so you can be confident we will protect your brand and be great ambassadors for your firm

MarketWatch

We keep our passive candidate network engaged, so you get access to the best international legal talent that you often won’t find anywhere else

Deep Market Knowledge

Our team is split across private practice to deepen our specialist knowledge. On average, we have worked in the Legal practice for 6 years

Our services

To help our Private Practice clients 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
Contingent Search
Market Mapping
Retained Search

Our latest jobs

Considering a move in 2023? Register your interest now!

City of London

We are continuing to see a demand for lawyers across the UK and int...

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Increase in Competition PSL roles - Register your interest now!

City of London

We are continuing to see an increase in demand for competition lawy...

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Commercial tech - US firm - 2 PQE +

London

A US firm in London is building out its technology practice to mirr...

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**International firm - Competition - 5 PQE +**

City of London

Overview Our Client is a leading international law firm with offic...

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Case studies

Delivering the very best for the firms and lawyers we work with 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.

Enhancing the brand profile of an international firm
Enhancing the brand profile of an international firm
Mapping the Middle East market to uncover specialist talent
Mapping the Middle East market to uncover specialist talent
Retained search for a Magic Circle firm
Retained search for a Magic Circle firm
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Our latest insights

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Women in Law: Jessica Mottau

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Women in Law: Jacqueline Downes

​Jacqueline Downes – Partner, Competition, Consumer & Regulator...

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Women in Law: Candice Ota

​Candice Ota is a partner in White & Case Melbourne’s Project D...

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Legal Salary Guide

2022 Legal Salary Guide

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The team

Becky Morgan
Becky Morgan
Director, Legal View profile
Raad Rizk
Raad Rizk
Associate Director View profile
Louise Shearing
Louise Shearing
Managing Consultant View profile
Kate Clarkson
Kate Clarkson
Executive Partner View profile
Ranjani Govindasamy
Ranjani Govindasamy
Executive Partner View profile
Gillian Morgan
Gillian Morgan
Executive Partner View profile
Yasmina Riachy
Yasmina Riachy
Principal Consultant View profile
Grace Lindsay
Grace Lindsay
Associate Consultant View profile

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