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
18 jobs with Ellis-Wake
Senior Roles in the Middle East
NEW 2019 ROLE: 1+ PQE; revered as one of the most friendly and supportive law firms in the Thames Valley with major connections in London and with ...
PARTNER prospects within 2-3 years are a real possibility for exceptional candidates regardless (importantly) of PQE grading - if you are THE right...
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...
As a UK qualified solicitor or barrister with a sound construction litigation / DR / arbitration background, in addition, to solid 'court work' exp...
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: 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...
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...
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 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...
TMT: with medium/long term prospects for partnership, this role will allow a solid and honest pathway to your desired destination, whilst working o...
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...
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...
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...
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...