Get ready for something entirely different.


Who we are

Our plan

Group8 is a strategic advisory and search business focused on the legal sector. In times of such significant change, we are a growth partner to senior lawyers and law firms, helping them to unlock, access and maximise the world’s evolving possibilities. Humanity, integrity and ambition are the DNA of our people and business.

Our story

Launched in 2017, our business reflects our individual approach which is entrepreneurial, curious and creative. Quite simply we love building ground-breaking teams, witnessing the transformative impact that growth can have on a firm and a market. We unlock opportunities through our determination and dedication. We create value.

Our people

Our team houses trusted experts in the coaching, resourcing and commercial world all with deep experience in the legal sector. We are 'global citizens' in our experience and our outlook. With years of experience in helping talented lawyers to achieve their full potential, your journey to us is as important as the destination.


Bringing you news and our views, Ilumin8 is our portal to reach and help more people in the legal sector globally via our knowledge, news and views. We have invested years in the legal industry building market intelligence and we want to put that to good use. Illumin8...your guiding light.

Focus leads to results

Individuals placed who have remained for over 5 years

Completion on retained assignments

The culture behind the numbers

We prioritise the strategy and passion that drive our 100% success rate over the material number itself. The number means nothing without a culture behind it that will support continual consistent performance.

Pursuit of excellence

Our relentless pursuit of the goals we set for ourselves constantly motivates us to never accept anything less than the agreed objective. Success breeds ambition and ambition breeds results.

What they say

Miranda stood out as the go-to legal expert. I firmly believe Group8 is set to be the most exciting legal consultancy internationally.”

Abid Hamid, CEO of Recruitment Entrepreneur.

Without doubt the best recruiter I ever used and once I found them, the only one I ever used, for over 10 years.”-

Group General Counsel, Top 3 Construction contractors, Australia

They always seek to add value beyond the stated scope of the project. At every stage of the process we were confident we had a positive advocate for our business.

Confidential Client, Top 10 Global Firm

What makes them stand out from the crowd is their attention to detail, unbridled enthusiasm for your needs and sheer professionalism.

General Counsel of major FMCG company Sydney

Their approach is incredibly refreshing….their core agenda is trying to find different solutions for us."

Managing Partner, Sydney- Top 10 Law Firm.

Group8 has assisted our firm for over 9 years. Their knowledge of the legal industry and innovative approach differentiate them from their competitors. But more so, they go to great lengths to ensure they know and understand our business in-depth, which in turn allows them to passionately advocate for our business. This unique formula is the secret to their success.

Managing Partner, Top 20 Global Law Firm

A special thank you to you for delivering as you said you would. I have been impressed all round. You understood the pressures on the firm and were as motivated as we were to achieve not a result, but the right result. Your commitment and knowledge is very rare to find in the global search market.

Partner and Board member, Top 20 city firm


The aim is to add value at every step. Once we have agreed clear objectives, our mission is not to meet but to exceed them. We question everything to ensure we have an intricate understanding of what's needed and we are creative and flexible in our approach. We are best suited for clients who want a true partner in their growth journey and story- transactional relationships limit our ability to add value.

Our services offering and capability which we provide to the legal sector broadly covers resourcing, strategic consulting, co-sourcing, agile and on demand solutions all delivered with an integrated global approach.


Where in the world...spotlight on the UAE

In 2023, Group8 is starting the year on a quest - a quest to find certainty in an uncertain world, shining a light on avenues open to the top echelon of legal talent to maximise their potential. No better place to explore next than the sun-kissed United Arab Emirates, throwing a spotlight on the legal hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Client examples

Our clients define our success and we are committed to acting free from conflict of interest. We work with ambitious clients who are making waves in the legal industry and have a clear vision which can only be achieved through growth.  We develop long-lasting mutually beneficial relationships - for us there is no such thing as a 'transactional relationship'.