At Sheppard Brown, you’ll work on challenging, substantive matters right alongside our partners. We give you the freedom to choose the practice area on which you work. Sheppard Brown has four core practice areas:  

Associate Searches We help lawyers of all backgrounds navigate their career choices and create a plan tailored to their individual needs and desires for the long term.

Partner Searches We possess deep industry knowledge and are experts at guiding the delicate and often complex process of partner moves. Discretion & confidentiality is at the forefront of our offering.

Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Practice works with clients to build diverse leadership teams in inclusive cultures by addressing recruitment, integration, and development practices for diverse talent.


Sheppard Brown culture sets you up to succeed. Our environment is friendly, fair and respectful. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit and meritocratic structure. From the get-go, you’re a valued team member, and you’ll work alongside some of the brightest minds and most esteemed legal search professionals in the industry.


Sheppard Brown does not have billing requirements. Our partners and associates manage their work and time as they see fit, and we strive to achieve work-life balance.

Sheppard Brown is an exceptional place to begin and build your career. Our distinguished partners and associates, along with our unique training system and collaborative environment, provide an unparalleled opportunity for professional and personal development.


Sheppard Brown has been widely recognized as the premier legal search firm for developing the finest legal search consultants. For exceptional students eager to face the challenges and reap the benefits of working in legal search at the highest level, Sheppard Brown is the logical next step.

At Sheppard Brown,  rewards are more than just monetary incentives. But our competitive basic salaries, personal and team-based bonuses and additional incentives are a great start. 

Associates are not limited to a fixed number of vacation days. Instead, we encourage consultants to take necessary time off at their discretion.


Sheppard Brown offers staff flexible work schedules. Sheppard Browns approach to flexible work, including internal mentorship and support networks, supports opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

Sheppard Brown are committed to advancing the communities in which we live and work. We dedicate substantial energy, talent and resources to meaningful causes and initiatives that reflect our core values and vision. For us, it’s simple.


We have a huge responsibility to make a difference and to help our communities succeed. And we bring the same energy and discipline to this pursuit as we do to our service to clients. 


Whether you are a lawyer looking to move into legal search or a highly experienced legal search professional considering a move from another premier legal search firm, Sheppard Brown offers a wide path to professional growth and success for partners who have already embarked on their careers.


We are continuously searching for talented partners who share our commitment to provide premier service to clients globally. Sheppard Brown promotes excellence, growth, and a career path that meets your needs at all stages.


Each recruiting season, we aim to hire a summer class comprised of exceptional students from schools, sixth forms and college.

We train our associates through a rigorous rotation of practices, we elevate partners exclusively from within and offer a marketing leading compensation structure.

Our interviewing and hiring process is designed so that both you and the Firm can make the right decision.

To find out more about a career at Sheppard Brown, please email your CV to Clinton Brown, our Managing Partner.