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JDI started business in 1998 and bring a wealth of experience in legal recruitment. We have developed in-depth knowledge of the legal market and have solid relationships with numerous law firms ranging from high street practices to top global law firms. Being the sole specialist recruiter based in the North East gives us a first hand understanding of what’s happening within the region, the areas on the rise and those in demand. This unique close network gives you the edge with access to the best opportunities and advice.

We provide:

  • Proactive vacancy search strategy, salary comparisons
  • Knowledgeable career review and options
  • CV update or rebuild
  • Access to unadvertised vacancies
  • Interview preparation and skills training

With JDI working alongside, you can secure the best career guidance. You're in good hands as we manage the full range of vacancies covering the entirety of the legal profession from support staff to equity partner.

JDI implement a rigorous confidentiality policy.  We respect the need for your anonymity and you remain in control at every stage.  When you choose JDI, you choose a partnership with us – there is no other way.  We make no disclosure to any potential client until you agree release.

There are no short cuts or compromises.  We live off results and guarentee only one level of quality – the best!

Not all of our client vacancies appear on our website or in advertising.  Often, a client will ask us to operate with absolute discretion.  A high percentage of our current assignments are unadvertised so it is always best to stay in touch - we love to hear from you!

Renowned for identifying candidates with an impeccable work ethic, the professionals who are focused on exactly what they want to achieve in their career will always do the best.

You will discover our thinking is different.  We demand the best from our candidates and clients.  We ask challenging questions to obtain an accurate picture of expectations and ambition and leave nothing to chance.

It’s an attitude that runs right through our service ethic, whether you seek a partner level or legal support appointment you will find immaculate job/candidate matching skill, obsessive attention to detail and terrific people to work with.

You may be actively looking or not yet on the move and have career time on your hands, talk with JDI.  Make the acquaintance and a get a flavour of the legal vacancy market ahead of time.  This is a dynamic market, much changed of recent years so you need to stay connected to the best people to help you when you need it.