20 Questions with Leah Horwood, Head of Talent

20 Questions with Leah Horwood, Head of Talent

Find out more about the people that keep Harper James running in our latest video series. Members of our talented team are challenged to answer 20 rapid-fire questions about their experience, superpowers and interests.

Next in the spotlight is our Head of Talent, Leah Horwood. Leah provides commercially aware in-house recruitment advice, adding value through her HR knowledge, experience and understanding of the legal market. Leah made the transition from law to recruitment in 2016, working as a recruitment consultant within a highly competitive agency environment.

Leah will play an integral part in our ambitious growth plans, where we are aiming to recruit 60+ lawyers across all of our practice areas over the next three years. Leah is looking to recruit talented lawyers into our corporate, commercial, commercial IP, commercial technology, data protection, employee incentives, financial services, commercial property, employment, intellectual property and dispute resolution teams.

Discover what Leah gets up to outside of work and what inspired her to start working in the recruitment field.

What excites you about your work?

That I get to speak to lots of different people every day... I work with a really great team that make it a pleasure to be a part of Harper James

What's your killer skill?

I am approachable and easy to chat to


Work with like-minded individuals and be free from the bureaucracy of traditional law firms

We have ambitious plans to triple the size of our business in the next three years and are recruiting 60+ lawyers into all our areas of practice, including corporate, commercial, data protection, employee incentives, financial services, commercial property, employment, intellectual property and dispute resolution.

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About the Author

Leah Horwood

Leah Horwood

Head of Talent
Leah Horwood is Head of Talent at Harper James Solicitors. She provides commercially aware in-house recruitment advice, adding value through her HR knowledge, experience and understanding of the legal market.

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