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Richard Park gives the inside scoop on the state of the private client recruitment market

19 January 2012

I have recruited private client lawyers for well over ten years and have acted for many of the world’s leading firms, working closely with their management teams and private client departments, advising them on partner and team acquisitions and in some cases mergers/acquisitions of firms. I have also worked with a number of firms recruiting more junior members for their private client teams. I place and advise private client lawyers in a variety of firms all over the world, including Bermuda/BVI, the Channel Islands, Switzerland, Monaco, Luxembourg, the Far East, Africa, the US and, of course, the UK.

Money talks

I asked myself what you, a private client lawyer, would want to hear from me about the market, and decided that arguably there were several areas that would generate the most interest: salary, recruitment patterns and lawyer retention.

So, what are my f...

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