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Legal recruitment done naturally.

The difference is the experience.

Moving your legal career forward should be an assured and enjoyable experience as you benefit from the support of a sector expert. It's an organic process not a transaction, and that's what Brooke Thornham Consulting delivers.
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Brooke Thornham Consulting, a niche legal sector specialist in the North.

Recruitment isn't rocket science, but it can be done frighteningly badly. We're committed to doing it right, acting with integrity, and in confidence.

​Brooke Thornham is not a big business. Rather our focus is on lower volume higher quality placements. We're selective in the candidates we act for, and we commit more time to a smaller client list that we can genuinely partner with.

If you want to work closely and collaboratively with one of the most experienced recruiters in our region then we'll be keen to support you, and to maximize your chance of success. But if you prefer light touch recruitment without dialogue or accountability then we're not the company for you.

Don't just take our word for it...

  • Partner, Commercial Litigation - Regional firm

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    ​I’ve chosen Tony as my exclusive agent several times. He knows his market, works hard for me, and most importantly is genuinely concerned with getting me the right job. I wouldn’t use anyone else.

  • Top 50 firm

    Resourcing Specialist
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    ​I enjoy working with Brooke Thornham because they’re interested in our business and willingly share market information and support our efforts. They’ve taken time to understand us and to build ...

  • Head of Regulatory - Top 100 Firm

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    ​I’ve had involvement with other legal recruitment agencies both as a candidate and as an employer and I can say that the bespoke service offered by this consultancy sets it apart from most others.

  • Planning Partner - Top 20 firm

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    Moving on in our profession is a nervy process and we place a huge amount of trust in those who place us. There are no 'games' with Tony, just practical and honest advice. You know you are in sa...

  • 6yrPQE Real Estate Lawyer, Top 20 Firm

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    They took the time to get to know me as a person so as to provide me with tailored options. They went out of their way to be available at all times and genuinely care about their clients. I would...

  • Partner, Corporate Tax - Top 20 firm

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    You have knowledge of the market which is second to none. Your cogent and comprehensive advice and support enabled me to find a role to which I feel particularly well-suited and in which I am ha...

  • Wrigleys Solicitors LLP

    Linda Simms, Operations Manager
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    ​Having a recruitment partner who sees the value in getting to know us is really important to Wrigleys.Not only are we looking for excellent lawyers, we need people who fit in well with our col...

  • Property Litigation NQ - Top 30 firm

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    You were brilliant from start to finish... very easy to talk to which really helps the process run smoothly, and very knowledgeable about the types of question a particular firm might ask at an int...