North Gate have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the legal market and are proud to be recognised for our outstanding level of service for both clients and candidates alike. We work with legal professionals from Paralegal to Partner level with a client base ranging from niche practices, magic circle and Legal 500 recognised law firms as well as recruiting a range of in-house roles across the following areas:

  • Construction
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Matrimonial & Childcare
  • Private Client including Tax, Trust & Estate Planning
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Insurance
  • Employment
  • Banking & Finance
  • Immigration
  • Crime

What makes us different?

Originally formed in partnership with an international construction dispute resolution consultancy, North Gate now operate independently with an unrivalled network. Our history means that we are uniquely positioned to provide a highly specialised service within construction law, built upon our origins and expertise within the construction and dispute resolution sectors.

In more recent years, North Gate have expanded our services to provide the very best legal professionals across all areas of law. We’ve been able to gain recommendations and real insights on talent, and market intelligence on movers and shakers through our long-established network. This has been a great benefit for our clients, and also to individuals seeking a move with whom we provide a knowledgeable, discrete, and patient approach in identifying new opportunities and guiding career choices.

Our business model is to partner closely with select firms and businesses of a similar identity, to ensure we’re un-conflicted in providing top talent to our clients.

Our clients include:

  • City Law Firms (including magic circle and Legal 500 law firms)
  • Specialist & Boutique Law Firms
  • In-house legal functions

For further information please contact

Barry Haylett, Director on



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Energy Recruiter joins North Gate
Energy Recruiter joins North Gate
North Gate this week welcomed Jamie Woods to the North Gate Great Yarmouth office. Jamie joins with existing recruitment experience in the engineering and energy sectors to help develop our capabilities both domestically and through our international client base. A big welcome to the team Jamie.