About Us

Whether working with clients hiring first class solicitors or securing opportunities for candidates in leading firms, our commitment to excellence remains the same.

We Go The Extra Mile
We are passionate about finding the right candidate for the right position. We make an introduction only when we know it’s right, minimising stress and maximising success.

We Are Market Experts
We have in-depth experience across a range of practice areas and law firms so we are able to target opportunities which are tailored to your requirements.

We Are Tenacious & Proactive
Our proactive approach to networking gives our clients and candidates a head start and expedites the recruitment process.

We Are Discreet & Efficient
We appreciate that confidentiality is key. We work hard to provide a discreet and efficient service which fits around your schedule and produces results.

Catherine Carleton - Founding Director

A city lawyer turned legal recruiter, Catherine focuses on the appointment of high calibre lawyers across a range of practice areas into leading London law firms and beyond.

In her previous role, Catherine was a Senior Consultant at an independent recruitment boutique, recruiting for some of the biggest names in the City. She is proud to have worked with a range of law firms from UK Magic Circle and Silver Circle to West End, US and niche firms.

Prior to moving into the recruitment industry, Catherine trained and qualified as a lawyer at Manches before joining Taylor Wessing’s property litigation group.

Donna Wallis

Donna’s profile boasts almost 30 years’ experience in the secretarial profession with 21 years’ in the legal sphere. Donna is qualified as an executive assistant and in private secretarial practice and has attained ILEX Law Part 1, as well as holding several Pitman's examinations.

Donna’s experience prior to joining Carleton Legal includes: Personal Assistant to Partner and Head of Real Estate, Taylor Wessing LLP, covering all aspects of commercial property work specialising in property development, finance and investment; and Personal Assistant to In-House Lawyer and Managing Director of Darley Stud Management Company Limited, the racing and breeding entity of His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum.

Donna is extremely organised, flexible and industrious; is able to interchange between secretarial, administrative and organisational roles with equal competence; has exceptional communication skills; has as an ample command of written English, thus producing articulate and professional work; provides invaluable support to Catherine working predominantly on her own initiative; possess excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrates a respect for formalities; and has an understanding of social etiquette.


get in touch

If you would like to arrange a meeting or find out more about how we can help you, please contact us via email or telephone.

Catherine Carleton
Founding Director

Admin: +44 (0) 1353 469110

Office: +44 (0) 20 3488 0046
Email: enquiries@carletonlegal.com

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