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As legal recruitment specialists, our dedicated team of consultants boast an impressive network of contacts spanning the length and breadth of the UK.  We pride ourselves on our ability to build long-standing relationships with law firms and businesses to ensure that we fully understand their requirements before matching suitable candidates to the roles.  

Our regional experts can advise on all intricacies of the legal industry throughout the country, from salary expectations to lifestyle and potential career progression. We’re always on hand to offer unbiased guidance on your legal career, with no question too small.

Whether you are looking for a Partner level role in a London Magic Circle law firm or a Paralegal position in a small regional firm, we can help.  Having built an extensive client base throughout the UK, we can provide you with the latest legal vacancies across all practice areas and experience levels.  Dreaming of a new job in London, Luton, Leicester or Leeds? We will put you in touch with the right consultant to advise and guide you through the whole process of making the move.

We also guarantee to only pair you with positions that suit your skills and ambitions. Take a look through our latest legal vacancies or peruse our invaluable candidate resources.

If you’d prefer to speak to a member of our experienced team, then give us a call on 01206 233500.

Testimonials

Birkett Long LLP

“Birkett Long LLP has worked with Origin Legal on many occasions over several years. Origin Legal have always taken the time to carefully establish our recruitment requirements and we have a good working relationship with them. They identify candidates who are most suitable for us and successful placements have been made.”

HR Executive

Professional Liability & Commercial Litigation

“They are very different from the usual agency style recruiters and as such have access to a wide range of different jobs across the City. I briefed them on what I wanted and I found consultants who provided a totally personalized service. They were the only consultants to find me a job in Aviation. I had such an unexpectedly brilliant service from them that I thought you might like to know”

Flint Bishop

“Flint Bishop have used Origin Legal for a number of years and in particular retained them to deal with several high profile Partner appointments. We have always been delighted with the service that we receive and in particular the consultant’s practical approach coupled with sound commercial advice. I would have no hesitation in recommending Origin Legal to others.”

Featured Vacancies

This highly regarded litigation boutique has an opportunity for an excellent March 2020 litigation NQ to join the firm and assist with their ongoing caseload.

Our client is one of the largest firms in the South outside London and is independently recognised as one of the UK's leading national law firms with top quality clients and excellent work.

Family Lawyers are required by one of this region’s leading law firms.
Over the last five years our client have become one of the largest law firms in East Anglia with a turnover of £16.5m.

Not all of our jobs are advertised on our website. We get new jobs on a daily basis and we would be delighted to talk to you in more depth, please pick up the phone or email us.

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By Charlotte Hooper | January 7, 2020
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By Jason Horobin | September 25, 2019
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Resources

Good CV’s, and bad, come in all shapes and sizes, and if you ask ten people for advice, they will likely give you ten different answers.

Maximise your chances of success at interview read on for points to consider when that interview is via video-conference.

An ever-growing number of firms are conducting first stage interviews over the phone. It is important to be prepared, read our top tips here.

The increasing mobility of lawyers and improved technology has led to a rise in skype interviews, make sure the technology is on your side.

Read our 15 Steps to CV Success and ensure you make the most out of every opportunity and your CV helps you secure an interview.

Don't let the tension of an interview stifle your personality read on for our top tips to maximise your chances of success.