“Totum was exceptional in supporting me in my move to a commercial leadership role in a global law firm. The team took the time to understand my skills and interests and were creative in suggesting roles that would suit me. This intelligent approach means they can place people with varied professional backgrounds. They have a deep understanding of their clients' needs, so their help in preparing for interviews is first class. They have been a pleasure to work with and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.”

How we can help you


Totum is the only legal recruitment firm dedicated to business services functions in law firms.


That means no-one works as hard as we do to source the very best roles across law firm business functions, and match them perfectly to the skills and requirements of every candidate we work with.


We cover all business services roles across every function, including finance, HR, IT, marketing & business development, knowledge management, project and process management, risk and compliance, plus other general and bespoke management roles.


We work with all sizes of law firm and operate across the world – in both mature and emerging markets including the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Europe. And we operate across every level of seniority, from junior placements to senior law firm leadership, including director and COO/CEO roles.


This means that we can support you at every stage of your career, whether you are just starting out, you’re interested in moving into the legal sector, or you’re looking for new challenges in the most senior positions, in leading firms across global offices.


The legal profession is rapidly evolving. That means that law firms will need ever-more business support – and will increasingly need to look to outside industry to deliver it. We have helped many candidates to transition successfully into the legal profession. If you are thinking of making the move, we can help you take the right steps to thrive in this unique and dynamic environment.


We spend all of our time working with law firms and our candidates on supporting the very best practices across law firm management functions. No-one knows this market better than we do. We can guide you every step of the way.


The best candidates know this. That’s why they come to Totum.


Contact us to find out how we can help you achieve your career goals.