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Gareth Quarry

Chairman & Joint Group Chief Executive

Gareth is SSQ’s Chairman and Chief Executive and one of the most experienced legal search professionals globally. In addition to leading SSQ, he has extensive experience working with the leading global law firms and companies to grow their teams at the highest levels and has been responsible for many of the most high profile partner, team moves, mergers and office launches around the world.

Gareth previously founded and ran QD Group (formerly Quarry Dougall), the leading legal recruitment consultancy in the 1980s and 1990s prior to its sale to NASDAQ’s TMP. He read law at Cambridge University before practising with a leading City firm in London and was a majority shareholder of the German legal publisher, JUVE until its sale in 2016.


  • Selwyn College, Cambridge, MA in Law
  • The College of Law, Guildford – Law Society final examination LSFE
  • Brunel University - MBA


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