Legal jobs
and recruitment services

Top legal recruitment expert in the UK

We are a market-leading specialist within legal recruitment. Our experienced team of 39 dedicated Consultants and Compliance staff offer a complete nationwide legal recruitment service and are highly experienced in placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal candidates. For over 20 years we have worked hard to establish a wide network of legal professionals across a broad range of legal specialisms and are confident recruiting at all levels, from Paralegal and Legal Assistant jobs right through to Legal Director, Head of Legal and General Counsel positions.

dedicated Legal Consultants and Compliance staff providing nationwide coverage
legal locums out on assignment with Sellick Partnership
permanent placements made across the business in the last 12 months
of candidates would recommend us

Types of organisations we work with

Local Government &
Public Sector

  • Local government
  • Central government
  • Arm’s-Length Bodies 
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Housing associations
  • NHS organisations 
  • Fire & Police services
  • Charities
  • Not-for-profit organsiations

Higher Education

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Multi-Academy Trusts
  • Science facilities
  • Research organisations



  • Financial services
  • Insurance
  • Energy / Utilities
  • Construction
  • Engineering / Infrastructure
  • Retail
  • FMCG / Wholesalers
  • IT / Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Media


Private Practice

  • Global law firms
  • Regional practices
  • City firms
  • Boutique firms
  • Newly-established firms
  • High street firms
  • Legal 500 law firms


Areas of law we work within

As a specialist legal recruitment agency, we recruit for interim, locum and permanent roles across all areas of law. 

  • Adult Social Care
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Childcare 
  • Civil Litigation
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Commercial Contracts 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Property
  • Construction
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate / Commercial
  • Data Protection
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Family Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Pensions Law
  • Planning
  • Private Client
  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Residential Property 
  • Tax Law
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Discover the power of a partnership with us

Learn more about partnering with us for your legal recruitment needs. We have the required networks and connections to attract and manage high quality candidate applications. Our specialist experience also ensures that we have the relevant knowledge and skills to fully assess candidates’ suitability for each legal job vacancy.

How our specialist team can support you

We have specialised within the legal recruitment market for over 20 years. We have developed an extensive network of contacts and a comprehensive understanding of the UK legal market. Our Consultants work to build a network of specialist locums to ensure temporary needs are met quickly, whilst profiling and headhunting passive candidates for permanent opportunities within our client networks. 

As an established legal recruitment expert we understand the niche requirements and challenges of the legal sector which enables us to provide a trusted recruitment solution and ensure our candidates and clients receive a high-quality service.

How we support employers

  • Market-leader in legal recruitment across the UK with over 20 years’ experience recruiting legal professionals across local government, public sector, in-house and private practice.   
  • Access to a dedicated Consultant that specialises in your local region, who understands the legal sector and who can provide high-quality market and candidate insights. 
  • Access to an established legal locum database with over 40% of our legal candidates having completed a contract through Sellick Partnership previously.
  • Robust compliance checks to ensure every single legal job we fill is fully compliant with regulatory and legislative standards. 
  • Proactive headhunting and market mapping to ensure the most talented individuals are sourced for each legal job opportunity. 
  • Trusted advice and guidance provided at all times to ensure the best possible outcome for both the client and the candidate. We are values-led – passionate, engaging and respectful during every interaction. 
  • In-house marketing business partners that create eye-catching engagement campaigns, attraction collateral and industry-focused content. 
  • A well-networked contact list supported by knowledgeable legal recruitment experts, who are best positioned to engage talent for your permanent opportunities. 
  • Compliance with the Public Sector Contract Regulations through a range of engagement options. 
  • Consultants trained in inclusive recruitment practices and driving forward our Diversity & Inclusion strategy to ensure they can support clients with their inclusive hiring ambitions.
  • A range of awards and accreditations that acknowledge our service, internal processes and our commitment to our employees. 

How we support candidates

  • Access to a network of experienced legal recruitment Consultants that specialise in your local region and who have a detailed understanding of the legal sector and the current opportunities available. 
  • Access to exclusive legal job opportunities with our established clients who have chosen Sellick Partnership as their recruitment partner.
  • Confidentiality throughout the recruitment process to ensure that your details are secure when you register with us as a legal candidate. 
  • Customer-focused service putting you at the centre of your legal job search, with clear feedback, support on interview preparation, offer management, resignation coaching, and career support.
  • Dedicated Compliance team to ensure you can start your placement on time and that you are fully compliant with all regulatory and legislative requirements.
  • Trusted advice and guidance regarding your chosen career path, opportunities to progress, and alternative markets to consider. 
  • Career coaching and training including CV writing skills, interview techniques and optimising LinkedIn for your job search. 
  • Consultants trained in inclusive recruitment practices and driving forward our Diversity & Inclusion strategy to ensure the best service for all candidates.
  • Market-leader in legal recruitment across the UK with over 20 years’ experience recruiting legal professionals across local government, public sector, in-house and private practice.   
  • A range of awards and accreditations that acknowledge our service, internal processes and our commitment to our employees.

Compliance processes you can rely on

We have a specialist and award-winning Compliance team who ensure every single placement is fully compliant with regulatory and legislative standards. We currently manage over 1,250 temporary workers across the business and our Compliance team fully vet on average 40 new starters per week. We work with you to understand organisational or role specific requirements that need to be checked and build this into our fully auditable processes. 

Our dedicated Compliance team currently have a 99% pass rate on external compliance audits against a 90% client expectation. This provides our clients with complete peace of mind that temporary workers are fully vetted.

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Compliance processes you can rely on

Diversity & Inclusion
in recruitment

We are striving to improve the recruitment experience for all candidates and create an employment journey that is accessible for everyone

Our Diversity Champions are committed to ensuring our inclusion strategy is achieved internally, and we have recently undertaken further externally delivered training to continue to develop and grow our knowledge and understanding of inclusive recruitment practices.

We have created an inclusion checklist for our clients to access and can provide help and guidance to candidates that may require additional assistance. 

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Diversity & Inclusion in recruitment

Meet our experienced
Legal recruitment team

Our specialist Legal recruitment team have a wealth of knowledge and years of experience connecting exceptional talent with outstanding organisations. 

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Are you hiring or applying for legal jobs?

Our collaborative approach and commitment to providing an outstanding level of service means we add value at every step of the recruitment process, whether you are looking for a job yourself or recruiting for your business.

Employers - Ellie Pollock


We don’t fill jobs, we place people. Finding the right candidate often demands that we apply a multi-channelled approach to sourcing the right people. Our process is all about predicting performance and finding candidates that are right for your business, forging a partnership that drives your success. 

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There are many benefits of registering with us as a candidate. Registering with us is really straightforward and is completely free. Registering will enable you to tailor your job search to the most relevant roles and you will also find it easier to apply for roles you are interested in moving forward. 

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Why partner with us?

Our Consultants specialise in profession, geographical area and sector, providing clients and candidates with knowledge and experience relating to their individual segments of the job market - ensuring that they can fully assess candidates’ suitability for each vacancy.

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Looking to partner up?

Whether you are looking for a new legal job yourself, or need to hire your next superstar, contact us today to find out how we can help. 

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