Welcome to Octopus Legal

Octopus Legal is a specialist legal recruitment consultancy delivering bespoke recruitment solutions to the legal profession in Dorset and Hampshire and throughout the South Coast of England.

We specialise in the placement of legal professionals both in-House and in Private Practice, from Assistant to General Counsel and Partner level, across all market sectors.

Our core values of honesty, integrity and confidentiality, coupled with our professionalism and commitment to delivering quality results makes us a genuine business partner to our Candidates and Clients alike.

Whether you are searching for your first step to a fulfilling career in the legal profession, the next position with a top employer or looking to recruit a first class candidate for your business, our extensive specialist recruitment experience will ensure you get it right the first time.

your next career move

Octopus Legal takes a unique approach to its work. By combining our expertise and knowledge of the legal profession with the hopes and aspirations of our clients and candidates our aim is to create the perfect match.

Octopus Legal are here to help and work with you to fulfil your ambitions. We offer a personal and discreet service that is designed specifically to meet your needs. With a wide and varied client base, Octopus Legal enjoys unrivalled access to many of the national and internationally based corporations and legal practitioners in the South & South West of England.

recruiting for your firm/business

A successful recruitment and selection process can be both time consuming and expensive and offers very little in the way of guarantees. Octopus Legal is unique in its field, we pride ourselves on our ability to successfully fulfil our client’s briefs, so much so, that we offer our clients a unique Money Back Guarantee on the appointment of non-fee earning support staff.