Ansel King
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Ansel King

Consultant - LegalSpecialising in Legal

I come from a legal background and have plenty of experience recruiting legal professionals into both private practice and in-house roles. I'm passionate about finding legal professionals their next step; one that is right for them in a holistic sense of career, work-life balance, and lifestyle.

My focus is all levels of legal professional; anywhere from newly qualified through to senior lawyers, general and lead counsel, and similar, in London and across the south of the UK.

A California native, when not recruiting I'm usually found grumbling about the odd raincloud. I do enjoy football (the English kind!), kickboxing, and playing scratching post to his new cat, Bumble.

Why MERJE?

The collaborative and supportive approach at MERJE really enables each of its consultants to leverage their own unique strengths, communication styles, and methods in every job we take on. This enables us to build genuine connections with each candidate and client we work with and that, coupled with the high level of subject matter expertise available in the teams at MERJE, means that we can offer an exceptional level of service on each instruction we take in.

Loves & Loathes

I love animals, football, the English countryside (especially the peak district), and any kind of spicy food.

I'm not a fan of rush hour on the tube, fingerless gloves, and overly weak tea.

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