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
NEW ROLE: MOVING TO THE UAE? This brand new role is the result of a massive amount of contentious construction work forcing its way through the do...
With an obvious global reputation, this international firm needs no introduction as one of ‘the’ leaders and longest established in the Gulf region...
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; ...
RELOCATING UK lawyers welcome and partnership in the short term: this top practice is not only routinely named as one of the ‘stand out’ firms in t...
NEW ROLE, LONDON: this is a different role, depending on your future outlook regarding technology, privacy matters and the implications of security...
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...
ASSOCIATE TO PARTNER TRACK: this top multinational firm has grown significantly recently and, together with its march northwards up the top UK 10 t...
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...
LONDON RELOCATORS are welcome to apply as are local lawyers with good Capital Markets experience from a recognised UK/US firm ideally with a PQE ba...
KSA: you will be a well connected finance lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of the business landscape in Saudi Arabia. A good book of business and/...
With multiple Global offices and with headquarters in central London, the Singapore office of this award-winning practice is ahead of the game when...
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...
With multiple offices globally, head quartered in London and an eye watering deal list in recent years within the UAE and the KSA, this heady inter...
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...
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...