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Welcome to Bailey Hunter, recruitment specialists for the legal sector.

For over two decades we’ve been recruiting legal professionals of all levels for law firms in Yorkshire and the North East.

We recruit for both fee-earning and non-fee earning positions including:

  • Partners
  • Associate Solicitors
  • Assistant Solicitors
  • Legal Executives
  • Paralegals
  • Legal Cashiers
  • Law Cost Draftspersons
  • Legal Secretaries
  • Receptionists
  • Marketing Managers
  • IT Managers

Our focus is on sourcing candidates that not only have the right qualifications and experience, but also the right attitude and values. We are experts in finding the best talent for our clients.

Our founder, Claire Cox, has over twenty years of experience working with legal professionals, including practising as a Solicitor herself for three years after qualifying. It is this extensive knowledge of the legal sector that sets us apart from our competitors. We understand the industry and know exactly what type of people are needed to build a successful law firm.

Client Services

Understanding your needs
The first part of our recruitment process is taking the time to understand what you need so we can find the most appropriate candidates. We also give guidance on salary levels and benefits, to make the offering as attractive as possible.

Sourcing candidates
We advertise your roles using a variety of mediums including our website, social media and suitable online job boards. We also actively approach suitable candidates from our candidate database and contacts we have been passed as referrals and through networking sources.

Screening candidates
We check the suitability of candidates and provide detailed backgrounds and concise CVs so you can make informed decisions.

Arranging interviews
We liaise with all candidates to arrange interviews. We will also take care of providing the candidates with any feedback afterwards.

Making the offer
Once you have chosen the most suitable candidate, we can assist with negotiating the offer and drafting the offer letter. We’ll help the candidate through the resignation process and ensure the transition is as smooth as possible.

Why Choose Bailey Hunter?

You will benefit from our vast knowledge of the industry, our extensive network of legal professionals and our dedication to delivering results. From your first enquiry, until your new employee is in place, you get a dedicated account manager who will take care of filling your vacancy with the right person.

We are passionate about what we do and consistently go above and beyond expectations to ensure we meet the needs of our clients.

Don't take our word for it

We aim to offer exceptional services to all our clients and we think we are pretty good at delivering results. However, you don’t have to take our word for it; we’re proud to share some of the excellent feedback we have received from our clients over the years.

Connect with Bailey Hunter

As well as offering specialist recruitment services, we like to share our knowledge and advice about recruitment and employee retention.

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If you have a recruitment requirement that you would like expert assistance with, then we’d be delighted to help. Contact one of our recruitment specialists today on 0113 318 5293 or

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