Private Practice – Associates

Access off-market opportunities at top firms

Corporate, Finance and Regulatory Associates have an unprecedented range of options at US and UK firms. Montresor are a leading firm in the field of Associate recruiting. Our Associate business embodies the firm’s core values of Partnership and Intelligence. Candidates get exclusive access to roles at top firms with advice from trusted, expert consultants.

Why Montresor

Deal with a consultative recruiter, specialised in your area of practice

Access roles at US and UK firms before they come out anywhere else

See exactly which top firms are hiring with our exclusive marketplace platform

See exactly what top firms pay via our crowd-sourced salary aggregator

Extensive support through the interview and moving process

Meet our experts

Hamish Drake

Hamish is a Private Practice Expert at Montresor Legal. He has worked in private practice legal recruitment in London since 2015 having previously worked as a debt finance lawyer with national and international law firms in Australia and his home country, New Zealand. Hamish’s clients include top UK and US law firms in both London and abroad.

Outside of work Hamish enjoys frequent trips across to the continent, the outdoors, and attempting to escape Kiwi stereotypes.

+44 (0)20 3691 6036

Seb Jones

Seb is a Senior Consultant at Montresor Legal, having worked in the legal recruitment industry since 2014. His practice focuses on the private practice market, recruiting lawyers laterally in London. Seb’s clients include top UK and international law firms.

Outside of work Seb enjoys playing and watching sports, especially following his hometown club Blackpool falter through the Football League!

Ellie Dade

Ellie is an Associate Consultant at Montresor Legal. She joined Montresor Legal in 2019 from another leading legal recruitment agency. Ellie specialises in private practice recruitment, with experience of helping lawyers move within the Litigation, Finance and Commercial IP spaces, in particular, working with both UK and US law firms.

Outside of the office Ellie proudly spends her time watching Norwich City consistently be almost good enough to play in the Premier League and is always on the lookout for a new gin that she has not yet tried.

+44 (0)20 3691 6258

Michael Field

Michael is an Associate Consultant at Montresor Legal, covering both private practice and in-house searches across the corporate, finance and litigation space. He joined the company in 2019 as a law graduate from the University of Exeter, having previously worked in corporate event planning.

When not in the office Mike enjoys partaking in motorcycle track days and throwing himself down a mountain as often as possible.

+44 (0)20 3691 6040

James Walls

James has over three years of legal recruitment experience and joined Montresor Legal from a global recruitment agency in March 2020. He works with a variety of law firms across the city placing qualified lawyers into interim roles across a range of practices.

As a keen motorcyclist, James enjoys everything from watching MotoGP to planning his next cross country trip with friends.