Katie celebrates her new role as an Associate at an elite US firm

Katie joined a leading US firm from Allen & Overy as a newly-qualified disputes associate through
Hearing directly from the partners made it sound a very appealing place to work for me personally and was infinitely more helpful than being told about what it’s like to work at a firm by a recruiter over the phone.
“I signed […]

January 3, 2017|Success Stories|0 Comments

We’re Hiring Again! Law grads/startup enthusiasts – get in touch!


About us

Based in London we are former ‘magic circle’ associates that left practice to revolutionise the recruitment market for lawyers. allows top lawyers to see live lateral opportunities at, and connect with, law firms and in-house legal employers without recourse to cold calling agencies, whose opacity frustrated us and our friends.

Our mission is to make the […]

December 12, 2016|Careers|0 Comments

Calum celebrates his new role as an Associate at an elite US firm

Calum moved from Freshfields to Quinn Emanuel through
“LexStep was great in streamlining the recruitment process and making it a lot more transparent.  From start to finish, the process was great”
“I signed up to LexStep quite early in my job search, mainly out of curiosity rather than by way of commitment to a move. It […]

December 1, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

David celebrates his new role as an Associate at Simmons & Simmons

David moved from CMS Cameron McKenna to Simmons & Simmons through
The process was definitely better using LexStep.  In less than 24h after applying I received an invitation to meet with the partners of the firm with which I had shared my profile.
“I first came across LexStep after hearing about it from a friend and […]

November 11, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

Why do the best law firms love LexStep?

Transparency, ease, control, confidentiality and a £2,500 signing bonus are just some of the advantages for lawyers in using LexStep.

However, if that’s not enough, here’s why you’ll ultimately want to use LexStep as your primary career tool; firms really like hiring through LexStep.

There are three simple reasons for this:
1) LexStep operates an exclusive platform
This is an important way in which LexStep differs from other […]

November 2, 2016|Insights|0 Comments

We’re Hiring! Entrepreneurial Ex-lawyer Recruitment Directors – get in touch!


About us

Based in London we are former ‘magic circle’ lawyers that left practice to transform legal recruitment. Our mission is to make the recruitment process for lawyers and legal employers less of a massive pain, by introducing radical transparency and efficiency.

After only a few months of launching, we’ve already been featured in the […]

October 25, 2016|Careers|0 Comments

LexStep at the “World’s First LawTech Startup Conference”

Earlier this week the LexStep team gathered in Brick Lane to attend Legal Geek’s LawTech Startup Conference, bringing together startups, speakers, lawyers, investors and LawTech-minded individuals.

There was a lot going on, including a great range of talks from some truly excellent speakers – two of our favourites were Mishcon de Reya’s Nick West on the challenges in […]

October 20, 2016|News|0 Comments

Hafsa celebrates her new role as an Associate at Quinn Emanuel

Hafsa moved to Quinn Emanuel through
it was great to be able to see who was hiring without having to speak to (or be pestered by) multiple recruiters!
“A friend of mine from A&O referred me to LexStep when we were both on secondment and exploring external qualification options during our fourth seats.

Lexstep is discreet and confidential and […]

September 22, 2016|Success Stories|0 Comments

London Trainee Retention Rates For September 2016 Qualifiers

In case you haven’t been keeping up, we’ve put together a compilation of London trainee retention rates this September at some of our partner firms.

A number of firms have managed a perfect score, with Shearman & Sterling, Sullivan & Cromwell, Cleary Gottlieb, Mishcon de Reya and Fieldfisher amongst those who can boast an impressive 100% retention […]

September 22, 2016|News|0 Comments

The BigLaw associate: cursing the cold calls – Lawyer2B

In case you missed it on Friday, the Lawyer2B published an excellent first-hand account of what it’s like to be harassed at our desks by cold-calling recruiters.
“Are you being beasted, Tom?”

It was the first time I’d actually pulled the phone away from the side of my face and stared at it. I was lost for any […]

August 8, 2016|Insights|0 Comments