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
23 jobs with Ellis-Wake
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,...
Thames Valley IN-HOUSE: as the local and indeed National legal market continues to shift from left to right with no real end in sight and, in addit...
Reading IN-HOUSE: this is an extremely rare opportunity for a budding 1+ PQE lawyer looking to get their in-house ‘foot in’, into what is normally ...
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...
This busy funds desk would suit a dynamic and enthusiastic NQ+ lawyer looking to add to their current finance experience at a firm that is committe...
With detailed knowledge and experience around the workings of the regulatory systems within the financial institutions of the UK; including but not...
This niche firm is well known within its circle and, as a Global player, competes regularly with the largest firms on a regular basis. With the fi...
With a firm plan to develop the existing base in Dublin and be the leading Irish investment and funds practice, this newly shaped team is part of a...
With an abundance of quality corporate work more than suited for a corporate junior to cut their teeth on, the right candidate can expect to take t...
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 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; ...
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...
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...
Search: you will be a UK qualified lawyer NQ-3+ looking to relocate to the region or a local ME associate looking for that long-term career and rou...
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...
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...
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...