Leading international legal search consultancy Fox Rodney announces the appointment of Ben Cockram to lead  its In-House search practice and welcomes Ben to its executive team.

Ben joined the Fox Rodney team in May 2023 with a mandate to scale Fox Rodney’s In-House search capability globally, with a focus on assisting clients in searches across the Legal, Compliance, Governance, and  Government Affairs & Public Policy functions. Ben will work in close collaboration with Fox Rodney’s international offices to help drive exceptional outcomes for their clients.

Ben has an excellent track record in the Legal search space, having honed his expertise through tenure with two renowned legal search firms, Laurence Simons & Taylor Root, where he held global roles. Ben’s experience encompasses a number of international markets, with a particular exposure and experience across EMEA and the USA. Ben possesses an exceptional ability to navigate intricate corporate landscapes and cultures, delivering tailored solutions to clients worldwide.

Complementing Ben’s professional accomplishments, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in History and has further advanced his knowledge through a post-graduate education in Strategic Management and Leadership. Ben is committed to delivering exceptional results amidst constantly evolving business environments. Ben is based in the firm’s London office.

Alastair Da Costa, Executive Chair commented:

“Ben is an outstanding hire for Fox Rodney. We wanted to secure an internationally experienced in-house specialist to complement our existing practices and Ben fits our needs very well. He has already started to make a significant impact on our business, and he joins our existing executive team. We are delighted to have Ben with us.”

Ben Cockram, Managing Director commented:

“I am delighted to have joined what is an exceptionally well-respected brand, with an excellent reputation in the legal world. My hope is that I can replicate the global successes the company has enjoyed across the Private Practice space, in the world of In-House legal. Our approach to research and assessment will be market-leading and will underpin the experience the In-House team brings to our clients.”

About Fox Rodney:

Fox Rodney has over 23 years’ success advising on the placement of legal practitioners across the world into some of the most prestigious domestic and international law firms and corporations, from senior partners to team moves, office launches in single or multiple jurisdictions, associate placement and high-profile in-house appointments. With offices in London, Dublin, Paris, Munich and Frankfurt, as well as active practices across broader Europe, the Far East and the Middle East, Fox Rodney has great depth of coverage.



Siobhán Lewington

Managing Director



Portia White

Managing Director



Simon Benoit




Helmut Rogalla

Managing Director

For further information please contact:

Kimran Kaley
Marketing & Operations Executive
+44 (0)20 7337 2717

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