MRA Search is a high-end legal search business with consultants in London and Hong Kong. Based on the bedrock of an excellent research team and a comprehensive database, MRA is at the forefront of serving legal providers in the most high-end and complex of their recruitment needs.

We differentiate ourselves from our competition by our professionalism, our market knowledge, the effectiveness of our recruitment process, and the accountability we offer at every stage in a search. With decades of experience in the legal industry, our consultants have successfully worked on a number of retained and contingent assignments for US and UK firms, banks and commercial institutions in the UK and around the globe. Our specialist divisions in both partner and associate search are uniquely placed to service both clients and candidates who are looking for a discreet, blue chip service from highly experienced and professional individuals.


MRA recruits lawyers across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States. With offices in London and Hong Kong we have successfully worked on a variety of high end assignments around the globe.

Our People

Paul Roxburgh
Paul is a co-founder and CEO of MRA Search and has over 15 years' experience in the legal recruitment market.
Kate Spillane
Kate trained with MRA and is now a Senior Consultant in the associate division.
Ben Myers
Ben is based in Hong Kong and specialises in associate and partner searches for leading UK and US law firms in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Richard James
Richard is Head of Research for MRA Search.
Victoria McCarthy
Victoria joined MRA in September 2011 as a Senior Consultant in the associate division.
Warren Lefton
Warren is a director at MRA Search. He specialises in recruiting at partner level and has experience of team moves, heads of global practices and mergers.
Neil Aronson
Neil joined MRA Search in January 2014 as a Senior Consultant. He undertakes partner level searches for leading UK and US firms in London.