Associate Recruitment

Quality is the hallmark of our practice. We apply a multi-disciplinary approach to analyse and address all aspects of client talent acquisition issues. It is this combination of departmental depth and practice breadth that sets us apart and allows us to provide clients with strategic counsel.

Sheppard Brown wants to be recognised as the market leading legal search for recruiting associates, senior associates and counsel into law firms. We believe that the strength and quality of our relationships with our law firm clients is unmatched in the market.


We connect the best lawyers with the broadest range of opportunities at law firms, domestically and internationally. Our team recruit lawyers for the world’s leading law firms including international, domestic and boutique firms.

Our search consultants are unparalleled in the marketplace and possess a solid understanding of legal market trends globally, have first-hand knowledge of how leading law firms operate and most importantly, have the trust and respect of hiring partners & recruiting committees globally.


We differentiate ourselves from our competition by our professionalism, market knowledge, the effectiveness of our recruitment process, and the accountability we offer at every stage in a search. We are uniquely positioned to service both law firm clients and lawyers who are looking for a discreet, blue-chip service from highly experienced and professional individuals.

Associate Recruitment Consultants


The Partnership Track and Moving for Immediate Partnership


This article is written as a guide for senior associates or counsel to assist you in securing immediate partnership at another firm. It also explores the nature of the partnership track and looks in detail at the criteria. Read more.

Abstract Structure

Practice Group Capabilities

Antitrust & Competition



Capital Markets

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Executive Compensation

Enviromental (ESG)

Energy & Infrastructure


Financial Institution's


IP Litigation

IP & Tech Transactions

Investment Management

International Arbitration


Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity

Real Estate



Securities Litigation


White Collar Investigations

Associate Recruitment Consultants

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Andrew Norris




Andrew Norris leads the firms Energy practice. He is a trusted advisor to a vast number of prestigious law firms around the world and he specializes in building Energy practices through partner and group recruiting.

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