Morgan McKinley appoints head of legal recruitment
Morgan McKinley has appointed James Franklin as head of its legal recruitment division.
Franklin (pictured) has been hired to head up the legal recruitment division in the UK that has grown exponentially in terms of both billings and headcount over the past twelve months. With over eleven years’ recruitment experience, Franklin joins Morgan McKinley as an associate director. After spending a decade working at Robert Walters where he worked his way up to associate director, Franklin moved to a specialist legal recruitment company. He has a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the legal sector and has a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Greenwich, as well as completing the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School.
This hire comes after a strong year of growth for the professional services team and will help to ensure the legal team can fully harness the increased opportunities that Brexit is generating, both in-house and in private practice.
Hakan Enver, managing director of Morgan McKinley UK, said, “It is a pleasure to welcome James on board to lead our legal practice across the UK. James brings a wealth of experience which can only enhance our existing Professional Services product offering even further into the legal sector. Working alongside experienced consultants within this sector, it is an incredibly exciting time for Morgan McKinley.”