Henley Reid

Henley Reid is a premier legal solutions firm offering specialist recruitment and executive search for law firms, in-house legal teams and legal professionals. We are a trusted advisor to a significant client base of top-tier, international and mid-tier law firms, leading ASX listed in-house legal teams and partners, general counsel, special counsel, senior associates and lawyers considering a career move.

Our specialist recruitment solutions focus on the long-term growth, development and future retention for our client’s teams, as well as a key focus on the career growth and success for our legal professionals. We have significant networks across the legal sector and draw on a mix of open consultation and executive search methodology to ensure we bring our clients and legal professionals a highly effective and consultative specialist recruitment solution. We pride ourselves on our standards of professionalism, integrity and transparency and partner with clients and legal professionals who also value this integrity.

Henley Reid offers a highly tailored and personalised executive coaching service for our law firm and corporate clients as well as our legal professionals as part of our recruitment solutions. Our coaching programme stretches individual capabilities, assists with promotions and role transitions and uncovers potential roadblocks so that our legal professionals continue to succeed and move forward. Our coaching offering is an extension of our specialist recruitment solution and allows us to work closely with our clients and legal professionals to achieve growth and success within a constantly developing legal landscape.

Samantha Cowling, the Managing Director of Henley Reid, qualified as a lawyer in 2001 and practiced as a Corporate M&A lawyer in Sydney and London before transitioning into specialist recruitment and career change within the legal sector. She is passionate about partnering with legal professionals to achieve career advancement and works closely with our clients to execute strategic recruitment solutions.