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Rutherford works with the best financial and professional services companies in the United States and the United Kingdom. Over the last decade, our team has been able to provide outstanding recruitment services to firms who are leading the way across the globe, by securing the best compliance and legal talent on the market.

At Rutherford, we have a reputation for quality, reliability, market knowledge and professionalism.
But don't let us go on about it. Instead, have a look at the below testimonials from our clients and candidates.

​"I have worked with Rutherford on a number of compliance and legal searches over the years. They have consistently helped recruit top quality individuals into the firms I have worked for. Their knowledge of the market is fantastic and, importantly, they spend time getting to know the vacancy and the firm to ensure that they put forward the right candidates. Highly recommend."

COO at TT International

"During the time I have known Rutherford, they have shown a combination of efficiency, consistency and a frankness which is rarely found amongst their competitors. I have been consistently impressed by their compliance recruiters' attitude whenever we have interacted. They are very encouraging and patient, just genuinely nice people too. Would highly recommend them, and will be eternally grateful to them for helping me to secure a role at my dream firm."

Compliance Director, Generation Investment Management

"I had the pleasure of working with Rutherford when I decided to look for new career opportunities. They were incredibly dedicated to my case throughout the whole recruitment process. This included reviewing and enhancing my CV, getting a first interview, scheduling and preparing for subsequent interviews, getting to know key stakeholders, reviewing the offer, the salary and the benefits. The Rutherford team is very professional and made the transition into my new role stress-free. I am truly grateful for the support that I've received and will continue to recommend the firm to anyone seeking new opportunities in the compliance or legal space."

Compliance Officer, Softbank Investment Advisers

"During the entire process, I felt very well looked after and that my best interests were core during the entire process. I'd definitely recommend taking this route to friends. What particularly surprised me was the individual and honest career advice, which definitely helped me make the right decision."

Compliance Officer, Deutsche Bank

​"Rutherford has been a pleasure to deal with. They were friendly, helpful and professional throughout and, when we hit a stumbling block in the process of me being recruited for a new role, they immediately resolved it."

Vice President Compliance, BlackRock

"I approached Rutherford looking for a new role and they couldn't have been more attentive. They kept me updated, ensured clear communication through the process from introduction to offer and ensured I moved to the best opportunity. They were highly attentive and hard working."

Control Room Analyst, Citadel

"Rutherford knows the market extremely well. They know all the players in the space and can speak to each's professional history and personality. They are very open and honest when communicating roles as well as any feedback a firm has after reviewing your resume or an interview. They always make a case for their clients and are extremely thoughtful in the roles they put you up for. Without them, I wouldn't have been able to move to London! I would recommend them to any colleague or friend in the compliance space."

Vice President (Compliance) At SoftBank Investment Advisers

"There aren't enough words to express my sincere gratitude and thanks to Rutherford for their assistance in helping me land an amazing role at a phenomenal private equity firm.

Rutherford's compliance recruitment consultants were friendly, proactive, encouraging and extremely helping in guiding me through the recruitment process. I never once chased them and was consistently on the receiving end of calls, getting regular updates on the progress made. They kept an open and honest line of communication and spent a considerable amount of time prepping me at each stage of the process.

Their technical knowledge coupled with their down-to-earth personality makes Rutherford undoubtedly an amazing choice for a compliance recruitment firm if you are considering a career move in the legal or compliance industry."

Compliance Associate, Leading European Private Equity Firm

Rutherford is an executive recruitment firm based in London and New York, which specialises in placing the best compliance and legal talent into renowned firms within the financial and professional services sectors. If you are looking for your next recruitment partner and are interested in our services, get in touch with our team or send us an email at