We draw on our unrivalled network of partner and director level executives in law firms, accountancy firms, banks and private equity firms, to carry out discrete and bespoke market intelligence research and candidate due diligence.

Reliable, insightful and credible, it enables our clients to make informed strategic decisions and avoid expensive lateral mis-hires that may not be predicted solely via reference checking and informal soundings.

Our market intelligence engagements focus on relevant market sectors and are always conducted with the upmost of discretion in order to ensure that we maintain confidentiality for clients and candidates alike.

Equally, we know that candidate due diligence must balance speed with a thorough approach.  As a result, we always aim to complete candidate due diligence activities within seven days.

Our market insight services are not, however, limited to candidate due diligence.  We also use our market knowledge and extensive network to carry out competitive analysis, for instance offering reliable insight as to competitors’ team structures, reward programmes, strengths and weaknesses, as well as competitor strategy and market activity.

In summary, our market intelligence programmes primarily focus on issues such as:

    • Candidate due diligence

    • Team moves

    • Competitive intelligence

    • Brand and market perception

    • Team, practice and office performance diagnostics

    • Talent availability

    • Market opportunity

    • Practice merger opportunity and introductions