I graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a 2:1 in Business and Human Resource Management. Upon graduating I opted to pursue a career in recruitment as the recruitment elements of his HR orientated course interested me the most.
At Realm, I specialise in the recruitment of personal injury lawyers, including clinical negligence and catastrophic injury solicitors and fee-earners. I work across the North West, focusing on the Manchester and Liverpool legal markets, but also do some work in Yorkshire.
In 2018, I won the award for Young Recruitment Professional of the Year at the Insider Young Professionals Awards.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Committed, attentive and innovative
What’s your favourite thing about working at Realm?
The supportive team environment and our flexibility in terms of our working hours which allows us all to have a great work-life balance.
How do you unwind after a busy day at work?
I usually take my dog Jeff out for a walk, get out on my bike for a few hours whenever I can or binge on midweek football.
What people say about Joseph...
"Joseph was a pleasure to deal with from first hearing about the role, preparing for interview to ultimately securing a great role within a reputable firm. I was kept in the loop at all stages of the process, and I felt reassured that I could contact Joseph at any point either for answers to my queries, or just for some friendly advice.
Can’t thank him enough - I’ve been at my new role for 3 weeks now and I’m absolutely loving it. Thanks Joseph!"
Jennifer Campbell, EL PL Solicitor at Horwich Cohen Coghlan
We have used Realm Recruit for a number of years now. The main person there who deals with personal injury and clinical negligence recruitment is Joseph Shenton.
Joe is always proactive without being too pushy and has found us some great candidates. He is very good at keeping us informed as to what is going on and puts candidates forward who can not only do the job, but who will also be a good fit for the firm and its values
Michael Jefferies, Managing Director at Jefferies Solicitors
If you are looking for a legal role in personal injury in the North West, Joseph is ready to help.