About LR Legal Recruitment
Legal recruitment specialists for London and the South East

When I started the agency, I wanted to base everything about how we worked on being principled, professional and personable. Naïve some would say, however, I hope that we have achieved this balance 18 years in.

We always put our candidates and clients’ best interests first, and care deeply about the relationships we build – it is not just a numbers game to us, it never was.  In a sector that can be dominated by less than ethical practices, it is so important to us that we are trustworthy, transparent and thoughtful in our approach to recruitment.

Former In-House Counsel Leilani Reader ventured into the recruitment industry in 2002. Utilising her knowledge of the legal sector from both candidate and client perspectives to recruit within it, Leilani’s excellent expertise is called upon regularly, and our clients praise her strong emphasis on relationship building and next-level communication skills.

From our director
Leilani Reader
Email: leilani@lrlegal.co.uk

Meet the Team

Our Values

Our values are important to us. They guide our everyday decisions, inspire our actions and form the foundations for our future aspirations.

Accountability - We will always take personal responsibility, keep to agreed deadlines, take an active approach and commit to decisions. We will always strive to deliver agreed results, be available for good news and to make the tough calls.

Integrity – We will always welcome feedback, encourage discussions and deal with people and issues openly and honestly. We will lead by example, always put our professional relationships first and honour our principles.

Partnership - We will always treat those we work with as an equal, include them in conversations and ensure decisions are made that benefit both parties. We will always develop our relationships based on mutual trust and respect. We will always strive for the best for our partners.


As a legal-specific recruitment agency, we offer a bespoke recruitment service for law firms and businesses just like yours. Since 2002, we have worked with variety of firms across a host of sectors, and have placed thousands of qualified, dedicated legal professionals in London and across the South East. 

Unlike other recruitment agencies, we position ourselves as an extension to your HR team, committed to understanding your firm's needs and providing you with only the best and most appropriate candidates.

We know how valuable your time is, and we work hard to ensure the recruitment process is as effective and efficient as possible.



We believe you deserve the best job out there. Using our market expertise and knowledge, we are here to help at every step of your job search, from CV writing through to the interview stage, guiding you with considered and thoughtful career advice, tailored to you. We promise to always be open, to keep communication clear and continuous and most importantly, support you whenever and however you need us.


LR Legal

Address: 7 Bell Yard London WC2A 2JR

Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Call Us: 0208 464 2503