UK&I and Middle East

With a proven track record and extensive experience, we have had the privilege of collaborating with the most highly regarded firms & consultancies in the UK and internationally. We excel in identifying and placing top-tier talent that aligns with our client’s unique needs and aspirations. Our expertise lies in making strategic senior and lateral hires, ensuring our clients have access to exceptional candidates with the requisite skills, experience, and cultural fit to drive their organisations forward.

Whilst we are dedicated to delivering outstanding results for our clients, we also recognise the importance of diversity in shaping successful partnerships. We firmly believe that a diverse range of perspectives leads to enhanced decision-making, innovation, and overall organisational excellence. Thus, we strongly emphasise the importance of improving diversity composition within our clients’ partner boards.

Our commitment to diversity goes beyond a mere checkbox exercise. We strive to create meaningful change within the legal & consulting industry by proactively seeking out exceptional candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and diverse communities.

By presenting our clients with a well-rounded selection of highly qualified diverse professionals, we empower them to cultivate a more inclusive and equitable environment. Our success is built on a foundation of exceptional results. We take great pride in our positive impact on the growth and development of our clients.


Trust us with partner board engagement

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Trust us to work on sensitive hires

% of our client contacts trust us to work on confidential searches.

100% of our clients agree that our service exceeds their expectations and are directly relevant to the hiring demands of HR leaders & partner boards of today. 100% of our clients trust us work on highly confidential assignments.


“We have had the pleasure of partnering with Watson Reynolds and have been consistently impressed. Their understanding of the ever-changing legal landscape has proven to be invaluable in navigating often complex international hires. Their depth of knowledge of the private equity and M&A practices has greatly contributed to our success outside of the US. Moreover, we would like to commend them for their unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion. They actively promote and foster inclusive search methods within the legal profession, recognising the importance of diverse perspectives. Their dedication to creating opportunities for underrepresented groups is truly inspiring. We wholeheartedly endorse Watson Reynolds and consider them a trusted partner in our pursuit of excellence.”

Top 5 global firm

“Watson Reynolds understands the importance of building diverse and inclusive teams, and their efforts to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds have had a profound impact on our organisation. Their dedication to diversity aligns with our values and has enhanced our organisational culture. We wholeheartedly recommend Watson Reynolds for their outstanding executive search services, market knowledge, and dedication to diversity.”

Global Consultancy

“Working with Watson Reynolds has been a transformative experience for our firm. Their unique approach to headhunting provided us with a competitive edge in the legal arena. Their expertise spans various jurisdictions, allowing us to confidently expand our services globally.”

Top 10 global firm


We are an elite Executive Search firm with an outstanding track record of delivery

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