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
32 jobs with Ellis-Wake
Are you considering the move back to Newcastle (one of the best places to work culturally and work/life balance). This Global Firm, office based in...
North East quality of life. There is no doubt that the current brand of this recognised practice is at an all-time high at present as it continues ...
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 US FIRM: managing banking transactions with ease from 'inception to end' is key at this US giant and will form the majority of your work; ...
NEW ROLE, LONDON: this is a different role, depending on your future outlook regarding technology, privacy matters and the implications of security...
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...
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...
LONDON: this firm is known, past and present, as one of the hardest working employers when it comes to employee satisfaction; in fact Legal 500 has...
Known globally as one of the ‘best to work for’, this top tier US giant is now on the hunt for a 1+ funds/banking associate that can hit the ground...
This truly global law firm is not only making strides in the entirety of the Middle East but it's also on a major path to growth throughout the Wor...
PARTNER: as one of the largest international practices, heavy throughout the globe and with a specific finance footprint in the Gulf; this stellar ...
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...
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,...
US FIRM, DUBAI: the ability to come from the City and fit into the Gulf cultural lifestyle is easier than you think! This international firm is par...
As a UK qualified solicitor or barrister with a sound construction litigation / DR / arbitration background, in addition, to solid 'court work' exp...
NEW ROLE: with an abundance of quality corporate work more than suited for a corporate junior to mid level to cut their teeth on, the right candida...
A number two in the department wanted. This successful practice is part of the exclusive UAE top tier when it comes to AR and dispute resolution an...
TMT: with medium/long term prospects for partnership, this role will allow a solid and honest pathway to your desired destination, whilst working o...
ASSOCIATE TO PARTNER TRACK: this top multinational firm has grown significantly recently and, together with its march northwards up the top UK 10 t...
PARTNER DES': A straight banking role for an associate looking for partnership in the short term is on offer for a hard working associate; you MUST...