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Rutherford specialises in compliance recruitment, legal resourcing and cyber search.

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Our deep market knowledge and trusted long-term relationships have helped us bring the best talent to our clients.

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Through extensive training and experience, we ensure that every consultant at Rutherford is a market expert; a receptive ear and trusted voice in their industry.

Looking for a compliance recruitment partner? Get in touch to talk about what you want. Our firm also specialises in Financial Crime, In-house Legal, Private Practice and Cyber Security.

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Our disciplines

We recruit technical experts and talented individuals into permanent, contract and fixed-term roles across various sectors in our core disciplines of Compliance, Financial Crime, Private Practice Legal, In-house Legal and Cyber Security.


of permanent placements made in the last two years are still in position


of our searches have been exclusive or retained in 2019


success rate on exclusive mandates in 2019


of our placements in 2020 were from a diverse background

Search to Succeed

Rutherford is a highly specialist executive recruitment firm founded in 2011.

Our focus is legal and compliance recruitment within the legal, financial and professional services sectors, in London and New York. We also specialise in financial crime and cyber security recruitment, within the same spaces.

We draw on carefully curated networks, relationships and market knowledge to understand what represents a cultural fit.

About Rutherford

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About Us

Every day we are building relationships with the future Governance Leaders and identifying the problem solvers, strategic thinkers and innovators.

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Our Values

We value honesty and integrity as well as long-lasting partnerships with our clients and candidates.

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Our Team

We are a dynamic bunch, with expert consultants and a back office team dedicated to the highest levels of service delivery

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Rutherford is growing and looking for ambitious new talent to help us continue our expansion.

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