Meet the Team

Effy Robinson

Deacon Associates


Effy graduated from King’s College London in 2007 with a 2.1 BA (Hons) degree in French before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in London. She trained at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (legacy Berwin Leighton Paisner) and upon qualification in 2013 spent some time practicing as a Commercial Lawyer in the Global General Counsel team at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (legacy Norton Rose) where she assisted with the integration of US law firm Fulbright & Jaworski. Thereafter, Effy spent time as a Contract Lawyer working for various leading law firms in the City, gaining insight into the way they operate.

In 2016 Effy decided to change career and moved into legal recruitment. She spent her first year at Hays Legal in London and joined Deacon Associates in June 2018. She specialises in permanent private practice recruitment in the London legal market and works with lawyers of all levels of seniority from newly qualified solicitors upwards, across a full spectrum of practice areas for UK, US and international law firms.

Interests: Effy has a passion for theatre, loves attending art galleries and watching David Attenborough nature documentaries.

Surprising fact about Effy: She has 4 cats in her family home in Aberdeenshire called Angus, Haggis, Kato and Munroe. She wears her ‘Cat Lady’ badge with pride!