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Law Firm Management

We work on both contingency and retained assignments covering all areas of law firm management including generalist roles from office managers to practice directors. We have extensive experience in recruiting specialist executive and management positions in legal HR, marketing, IT, finance and compliance and risk. With the diversity of our client base we are able to offer some unique roles and opportunities in firms that might not be on your radar.

We have an unparalleled understanding of the business challenges facing the legal industry including pressures arising from economic forces, fierce competition, technology advances, evolving client expectations and changes arising from Covid-19. We have an established track record in using our knowledge to successfully place business services talent in law firms large and small, across the UK and internationally.

We work alongside our clients, using our insights to deliver tailored solutions to law firms in-house legal departments. We take the time to listen, understand objectives and scope out potential challenges to ensure we are following the best strategy with firms right from the start.

Law Firm Management


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.

Area of Expertise



We locate expert accounting and finance professionals who are well versed in managing accounts and money for law firms of varying sizes and structures.



Technology is rapidly evolving. We know the value of having technology leaders who are at the forefront of the field and can anticipate and lead change in the industry.


A strong company needs the best leaders steering the ship. We help you locate first-class senior administrators for roles from legal secretaries to chief operations officer.

Law Firm Management Consultants

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Clinton Brown

Managing Partner




Clinton Brown founded Sheppard Brown with the aspiration of delivering exceptional legal recruitment and executive search services to private practice and in-house clients internationally. Read more.

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Three More Firms Hike London NQ Pay


The raises place their lawyers among the highest-paid NQs in the City. U.S.-headquartered firms Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Covington & Burling have all raised pay for newly-qualified lawyers in London in the last week.. Read more.