Attraction & Retention Consulting

If you want to not only attract the best talent in the market, but also improve employee engagement and, with it, increase productivity, reduce staff turnover, and decrease your recruitment costs, you need to create and maintain a powerful employer brand that is true to your values, culture and goals. 

We can help with that.  

Why Realm?

Our team collectively have decades of experience in helping lawyers move jobs, and so we're very in tune with what piques their interest in a potential opportunity, attracts them to (or puts them off) a law firm, and keeps them happy in their job.  

As ultra-specialists, we've long used that unique insight and our quality data – both from our database and the annual surveys we conduct – to advise law firms on their employer brand and their employee engagement, attraction, and retention strategies, to help them get ahead of the competition.  

Who is it for? 

Our Attraction & Retention Consulting Service is suitable for any firm based in the North West and Yorkshire - we know those areas inside out and can help you with thoroughly understanding the market.  

What are the benefits?

Better employee engagement levels  

Happy employees are more productive employees, which means they are more likely to hit targets and be profitable. 

Reduced staff turnover

Whilst recruitment is sometimes the answer to the problem, persistent recruitment is not a sustainable response to high staff turnover levels. Reducing staff turnover not only reduces recruitment spend but, it decreases the time and money lost owing to the commercial downtime associated with recruiting.  

Easier to recruit better people  

A strong and well-formulated employer brand that is appropriately marketed makes it easier to attract the best talent.  

How can we help?

Based on our area-specialist research and our IMA-driven approach, we'll be able to give you a thorough, written report on how your firm performs against your competitors in the following areas:  

  • Salary 

  • Annual Leave  

  • Flexibility and WFH  

  • Wellbeing  

  • Progression Opportunities  

  • Team compatibility (IMA)  

The process

  1. Schedule a call with our Client Care Lead and the specialist recruitment consultant to discuss the current package you offer and let us understand more about your approach. 
  2. Based on the information provided by you, we will produce a report with our findings on how your firm fares in the market. We will be straight to the point and tell you about your strengths, weaknesses and areas for improvement.  
  3. The second, final, conversation will be scheduled to give you the opportunity to discuss the report in more detail and ask us any questions you might have. 

Click here to find out more about how our Attraction & Retention Consulting service can help you and your business. Alternatively, call 03300 245 606 or email


"I have worked with Joseph at Realm Recruit since joining Kindertons in October 2016 and found him to be consultative with an accurate perception regarding the calibre of candidates required in various teams at Jigsaw Law and the expertise I need them to possess.

Joseph is always honest with the candidate and market information that he passes onto us and this allows us to make informed decisions. He is pleasant and easy to do business with. Joseph and Realm are our first port of call when a new need arises." 

– Melanie Meakin, Recruitment Manager, Jigsaw Law Ltd (part of Slater & Gordon)

"Duane and Paula at Realm have been enormously helpful and effective in assisting us with recruitment. They have listened carefully to our brief; where appropriate, have suggested alternative solutions; have managed our expectations realistically; and have been very focussed in their selection of the candidates they have offered us for consideration. 

They have clearly briefed the candidates well about us; have followed up interviews promptly, and have been our best advocates to the applicants. The effect of all this is that we have a high success rate for recruitment, so far a high retention rate, and it is an effective and therefore commercial use of our time. 

Overall, Realm provide an excellent, focussed service." 

– Mark Hirst, Managing Partner, Bromleys

"I have recently worked with Kelly on a difficult role to fill due to a lack of candidates on the market for Private Client. Kelly was really helpful throughout - she listened to what I was looking for and actively applied that to the candidates she was representing so the candidate on paper was perfect and in person even more so!

Kelly is responsive and works hard to understand the role and our 'ideal'. It is a refreshing and reassuring approach. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her services!"

– Sarah Louise Walker, Head of Wills, Trusts, Tax & Probate, Weightmans LLP

"Paula was extremely professional, knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. She very quickly understood the needs of the business and provided excellent candidates very quickly.

I would not hesitate to recommend her and will certainly work with her again in the future."

– Lucy Hart, Family Solicitor and Director, Sinclair Law

"Realm were introduced to Maguire Family Law by recommendation and we have not been disappointed. Duane came to our office to meet the team and get a grasp of our ethos. He has placed 4 team members with us now and so far so good.

We have only ever received appropriate CVs, excellent communication and client care. Thank you, team Realm."

– Eimear Maguire, Partner, Maguire Family Law


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