exxec is a pre-eminent, boutique legal recruitment consultancy, specialising in advising both law firms and lawyers across Germany. The founder and principal consultant at exxec is in the unique position of being able to draw on decades of combined previous professional experience practising as a lawyer, firstly as an associate at medium-sized law firms, and subsequently as a partner at a highly reputable top-tier international law firm - something that truly sets us apart from your regular legal recruitment consultancy.  


Our understanding of, and invaluable insights into, the legal market is second to none thanks to our first-hand industry knowledge of the law firms, the inner workings of their business operations, structures and practice areas and having unparalleled access to key decision-makers. We take a personalised approach with a strong emphasis on establishing a consultative rapport with decision-makers and HR partners/managers at law firms, on the one hand, and potential candidates from the legal profession alike, regardless of their seniority. 


exxec provides professional, prompt and highly personalised advice to all clients with utmost integrity and discretion. We never initiate contacts and discussions without your prior consent. We pride ourselves on our in-depth specialist knowledge and integrity which clients have come to trust and depend on.


Law Firms

No matter the size of your law firm or what type of law your practice, our team of experienced and well-versed professional consultants are committed to working with and guiding you every step of the way in filling positions with high-calibre legal professionals and executives, be it for single vacancies or for entire team recruitment - always done in a professional manner with discretion and confidentiality.


We provide a broad spectrum of services, ranging from conducting initial personal in-depth briefing discussions, to providing guidance for the search criteria, working together to screen, shortlist and interview suitable potential candidates and – if requested – to advise on and assist with the induction process for new employees.


exxec's core executive search, recruitment and placement capabilities are complemented by its unique ability to provide specialist tailor-made advice and guidance across a full range of legal issues, including strategic HR restructuring, law firm mergers and alliances, expansion into new regions and markets - acting with utmost integrity and confidentiality at all times.


exxec maintains discrete, professional dialogue with a vast pool of ambitious prospective candidates of all levels. On request, we can assist them with identifying strategies to help them realise their career aspirations and objectives, ranging from CPD (continuing professional development) to exploring new opportunities that are available in their company/firm. We additionally provide assistance to candidates who are actively seeking new career opportunities.


exxec enjoys excellent personal relations with the relevant key contact persons at law firms and is extremely familiar with their inner workings and structures, as well as with the characteristics and specific requirements of the respective law firms. As founder and proprietor of exxec, Andreas has forged and maintained close ties and working relationships with his attorney peers and clients over the years which has given him an intimate knowledge of the law firms and how they operate, and giving him access to the relevant contact persons within the law firms. 


Boasting in-depth specialist industry knowledge and, equally importantly, being well-connected directly with the key decision-makers at law firms, exxec is uniquely positioned to help clients attain their goals. 



The founder and owner of exxec, Andreas Vogel, has more than 25 years of professional experience as a German Rechtsanwalt/Fachanwalt für Arbeitsrecht. In addition to his German admission, he has also been admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales) since quite some years.


Until the foundation of exxec in mid-2016, he was a partner of the international law firm Ashurst LLP in Frankfurt am Main and Munich.


He has since successfully advised an large number of lawyers (in particular partners, counsel and teams of lawyers respectively) on changing their law firm. Renowned national and international law firms rely on his services in identifying and winning top-class candidates.


Andreas Vogel

Consultant and German Rechtsanwalt

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„exxec können wir wärmstens empfehlen. Herr Vogel hat für uns endlich den gordischen Knoten einer für uns immens wichtigen, aber lange leider erfolglosen Partnersuche durchschlagen. Herzlichen Dank!"

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Senckenberganlage 10-12 60325 Frankfurt

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