Contact: Mr Dan Wake
Tel: 07894 085 790
"I have always used Dan since he opted for recruitment instead of the law. He is a tenacious operator who really knows and understands the market. I trust his judgement when looking for a candidate and I'd trust his judgement if I was ever a candidate". Hugh Jones, Banking Partner (London), Osborne Clarke.
Based in the City of London, Dan qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and is the owner of one of the longest serving legal recruitment agencies in London and the South East of England, Ellis-Wake. He regularly advises his clients on the complexity of the legal market, on their strategic future and is a known 'connector' and 'influencer' in the recruitment market. Dan's experience stretches back to 2004 and he's seen many significant changes in Global and local legal and recruitment markets and has recruited successfully in all of them.
From 2004 to 2009, Dan headed-up the UK National and South East legal private practice team of a Global recruitment agency namely, Hughes-Castell. His remit also included overseeing the recruitment of associates and partners in the UAE region.
Dan has numerous best practice professional affiliations including (1) the REC Institute of Recruitment Professionals and (2) the Institute of Recruiters.
Senior moves include:
• Corporate Partner move from top 50 City firm to law firm
• Banking Partner move from top 10 City firm to law firm
• IP/IT Partner move from top 50 South East firm to law firm
• Commercial Partner move from top 100 South East firm to law firm
• Banking Senior Associate move from top 50 City firm to National firm
• Corporate Senior Associate move from top 10 City firm to law firm
• Media IP Partner move from niche West End firm to law firm
• Corporate Partner move from top 50 National firm to South East firm
• Corporate Associate to Partner to Thames Valley firm
• Banking Senior Associate move from US firm to top 100 law firm
Mobile: (+44) 7894 085 790
35 jobs with Ellis-Wake
Based in the City of London, Dan qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and is the owner of one of the longest serving legal recruitment agencies in Lond...
TMT: with medium/long term prospects for partnership, this role will allow a solid and honest pathway to your desired destination, whilst working o...
With a known and an award-winning managing partner at the helm of this Global practice, headquartered in the City of London, this expanding team is...
NEW ROLE: this firm is known for its large corporate presence and also holds a solid number of lawyers within the department carrying out a vast ra...
NEW ROLE: whilst aviation experience is needed, it is not fundamental that this discipline is the 'only' work you have ever carried out in your car...
NEW ROLE; INTERNATIONAL FIRM: headed by a well known partner in Dubai, with multiple partners on the ground in the full regional spread of the UAE,...
PARTNER: as one of the largest international practices, heavy throughout the globe and with a specific finance footprint in the Gulf; this stellar ...
NEW Dubai: this Global, top tier practice is not only routinely named as one of the ‘stand out’ firms in Dubai generally, but it is also streets ah...
With some of the most complex transactions coming through the doors of this multi-global practice, a banking partner is now needed to embrace the m...
NEW ROLE CITY: this mid tier City player has hit many highs recently with awards aplenty as well as being 'known' as a great place to work througho...
Dubai based Corporate Partner or Associate to make that 'jump up' needed for UK head-quartered firm: this is a straight corporate partner role; ide...
As a UK qualified solicitor or barrister with a sound construction litigation / DR / arbitration background, in addition, to solid 'court work' exp...
DUBAI: partner track regardless of PQE in this merit based department. With well over 1000 staff globally and some of the World’s leading financial...
PARTNER prospects within 2-3 years are a real possibility for exceptional candidates regardless (importantly) of PQE grading - if you are THE right...
DUBIA Litigation: having been based in the ME region for a number of years, the Dubai office of this exciting firm is now on the hunt for an associ...
NEW SUCCESSION ROLE: this by its very nature will require the new recruit to have the seniority and gravitas that allows one to operate at this lev...
This ultra rare Dubai based DR NQ+ role has now arisen due to the sheer amount of quality dispute resolution work continuing to explode through the...
With its central operation based in the City of London, this award winning Global practice has significant presence and standing in the Gulf. With ...
NEW KSA: this senior level role comes at a time when business is just starting to boom in the KSA; why not be one of the first to make the most of ...
KSA: with an abundance of offices and lawyers throughout the Gulf region, this heavyweight is easily one of the best placed law firms to capitalise...