A Queen Elizabeth College graduate, Rupert entered the recruitment industry in 1982 with Drake International. In 1990 he commenced legal recruitment and has specialised in this field to date.
Responsible for building a team of 25 as MD of a specialist legal division of a national recruitment plc he launched Origin in January 2005 along with long term colleagues and leading legal recruiters Andrew Porter and Jason Nottage.
NQ to Partner level Solicitor recruitment on behalf of Private Practice and in-house companies, across the UK and Internationally.
Rupert's Favourite film star
Rupert's Favourite destination
Bay of Islands NZ
Rupert's Favourite Quote
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"
“I have worked with Origin for a couple of years now. I have always appreciated their friendly approach, openness and honesty. I know I will get solid advice that I can trust and that there is no hidden agenda. They really make an effort to connect with their clients and to get to know them. And when you genuinely get on, it is that much easier to work together.”
“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.”
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.”
Rupert's most embarrassing moment
Numerous and all involving nakedness and rugby