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Our specialist legal team is made up of several legal professionals who have worked within the legal industry and therefore understand the market and your requirements equally. We build strong and lasting relationships with reputable law firms (most of which are Legal 500 rated) ranging from high street practices to global organisations. We also have a unique in-house offering as well as dealing with private practices in Wales and England.

In addition to recruitment, we offer consultative advice on salaries, law firm benefits, local networking events and firm mergers & acquisitions, as well as keeping you up to date with the movers and shakers in the legal world.

We engage with experienced legal professionals at all levels and the relevant consultant for your area and level are noted below. In our communication with you, we promise to provide regular updates, prompt and honest feedback and we strive to provide a service beyond expectations whilst putting your needs at the forefront of everything we do.

We have partnered with Cardiff and District Law society since 2014 and have worked with Bristol Law society since 2018. We are also the preferred supplier for local junior lawyer divisions.

Roles we specialise in include (but are not limited to):

  • Partner

  • Head of legal / Head of department

  • Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate

  • In-House and General Counsel

  • Paralegal

  • Legal Assistant

The areas of Law we cover:

  • Property

  • Litigation

  • Construction

  • Employment

  • Family

  • Conveyancer

  • Commercial

  • Corporate

  • Private client

For a confidential conversation about your next career move, or if you’re looking for talented professionals to join your firm, speak to our team of legal recruitment specialists via their contact details below.

Gareth Burford - Operations Director, Yolk Recruitent

Yolk Legal, currently led by Interim Head, Gareth Burford, are the go-to recruitment specialists within the legal industry. They understand the legal jargon, possess direct experience within the legal industry combined with years of recruitment expertise, and have built excellent relationships with law firms across the country. Speak to us today regarding your Legal team or career requirements.

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Case Studies

Here are some case studies that demonstrate our expertise in the area of Legal recruitment. 

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What We've Been Up To 

  1. Legal 1-2-1 Sessions

    1. Are you a law graduate needing help to land your first legal job? A seasoned solicitor with many years PQE under your belt looking for advice on the current market? Book in a session, in-person or online, to discuss CVs, market research or prepare for interviews.

    2. Click here to check availability.

  2. Bristol Junior Lawyers Division Sponsors

    1. We're happy to be the leading recruitment partner for the Bristol Junior Lawyers Division throughout 2022. The summer of 2022 saw us throwing a fantastically received boat party celebration for all members of the Bristol JLD, and we will be helping to throw a celebratory Christmas bash later this year.

    2. Find out more about the Bristol JLD

  3. Cheese & Wine Networking Event

    1. We held a cheese & wine networking evening in back in October with a panel of guest speakers from Admiral Group, Principality Building Society, Innogy Renewables UK and Helen Morgan. 

    2. Check out the photos from the evening here. 

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Key Contacts

  • Eleanor Bell
    Eleanor Bell

    Delivery Consultant

    ​​​​​02922 671 376

    Legal recruitment specialist

  • Oliver Coodye
    Oliver Coodye


    02921 673 719

    Legal Professionals in Bristol & South West

  • Gareth Burford
    Gareth Burford

    Operations Director

    My focus at Yolk is to empower people to grow within the organisation and support everyone to achieve their career goals.

    Through performance data and creating interpersonal relationships, I ensure our divisions are working at optimum efficiency so that we are offering our clients and candidates the best possible recruitment service. I build on the successful foundations of Yolk and engage our teams to work collaboratively and continue reshaping recruitment.

  • Nicole Smith
    Nicole Smith


    02922 260 612


    Legal professionals in Wales

  • Dan Mason
    Dan Mason

    Executive Consultant

    02921 673 747

    Legal Professionals in Wales

  • David Jenkins
    David Jenkins

    Business Development Manager, Private Sector

    I identify new business in the private sector, allowing Yolk to partner with clients who are undergoing growth and discovering how Yolk can take this to the next level.

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