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
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