About Us | Legal Recruitment Specialists

What we do and how we can help

Eventus Legal recruit talented legal professionals for Private Practice and In-House organisations throughout the UK and particularly across the North West, Yorkshire, North East, Derbyshire and East Midlands regions on both a permanent and contract and basis.

We are all highly experienced recruiters within these markets and are led by our Managing Director, Siobhan Courtney, who has recruited within this market for over two decades and has set up leading legal recruitment specialists, locally and nationally throughout that time.

We offer realistic, honest and straight forward advice to both candidates and clients in order to enhance their careers and recruitment strategies.

Eventus is Latin for “Results” and our main aim is to provide both candidates and clients with a thorough, professional and effective service.

If you are a Solicitor, Legal Executive, Paralegal, Legal Cashier, Legal Marketing, Accountant or Secretary looking for a career move, please call our head office on 01524 542655 or 07970 252772 or one of our specialist key contacts.

Key Contacts

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Managing Director - Qualified Solicitors Lancashire, Cumbria, Liverpool and London

Siobhan Courtney

Siobhan is our Managing Director and has worked in recruitment for nearly 20 years. The majority of her candidates and clients refer work to her as she is known for her honesty, integrity and straight forward approach. Siobhan specialises in all areas of law and can manage your recruitment process from both a retained headhunt and contingent perspective. Siobhan also has a long established relationship with the locum market and heads up our locum division. Out of work, Siobhan is married, is mum to 2 lovely daughters, plays with a mad dog and considers herself to be a gin connoisseur.

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RECRUITING UP TO 5 YEARS PQE in Lancashire and Legal Support Division, North of England

Michelle Valentine

Michelle Valentine Michelle’s background is within Banking and housing and she has made alot of contacts which she kept when joining Eventus legal. Her forte is placing paralegal level up to Solicitors with 5 years PQE within the North West, and West Midlands, she also covers Legal Support within the North west and has successfully done this for a number of years.  Michelle consistently works closely with human resource teams in some of the UK’s leading law firms placing candidates. Michelle has a fantastic reputation across the region for her professional approach and again the majority of her clients count her as their first point of call. She has a varied and impressive client base ranging from small to partner firms up to international outfits. Outside of work as her two sons are grown up, she enjoys the peace and goes on holiday with her husband at every opportunity.

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Qualified recruitment across the North-East and Yorkshire regions

Amy Watson (née Bullock)

Amy has over 10 years’ experience within legal recruitment and joined Eventus in early 2017 to focus on qualified recruitment across the North-East and Yorkshire regions. A confident, compassionate and energetic recruiter, Amy takes pride in her ethical approach to recruitment and has worked with many of her clients and candidates since the start of her career. Amy is from the North-East but currently lives in Yorkshire and so she is well placed to assist clients and candidates across the regions. Amy has a reputation for being fair, honest and above all dedicated to providing the best service possible to her clients and candidates. Outside work, Amy can be found taking in the local countryside with her fiancé and yellow Labrador or planning her next exotic and adventurous holiday.

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Recruiting up to 5 years PQE across Merseyside, Cheshire and Wales

Victoria Banks

Victoria studied at the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is from a legal background herself having worked at a law firm in Lancashire in the Private Client Department prior to joining Eventus Legal. Victoria was very keen to move into a career in Legal Recruitment to enable her passion for law to be projected onto other legal professionals. Victoria recruits from paralegal level up to Solicitors with 5 years PQE across Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. Victoria takes a friendly and professional approach to her work and is on hand to help at any stage during the recruitment process. Outside of work, Victoria likes to spend time with her French Bulldog Zeus and socialising with her friends.