Over £40 Billion was spent on recruitment in the UK alone in 2021* and when conversations commence with businesses who go on to become one of our clients they tell us they have been left seriously underwhelmed by their recruitment partners to date.


We are on a mission to change that by delivering a bespoke and transparent executive search solution that will help you reach talent that fits with your culture as well as having the competencies and experience to transform your business.


The decisions you make when working in partnership with Hawk Butler Executive Search will be backed by data and evidence as well as over 50 years of collective expertise in the search industry. 


Executive Search & Headhunting

Headhunting and Search are suitable for filling vacancies at any level in any organisation. Typically we are called upon when there is a role (or roles) that are one of the following:

C-Suite / Senior Management, Critical Hires, Urgent, Confidential, Specialist, or you have multiple requirements and talent pools are in short supply.


Sectors and locations we have regularly been successful in include:

Motor & Asset Finance, Banking, Fintech, Automotive, Legal, Travel

Cheshire & North West England, Wales, London & South East



"I was recently recruiting for a Director of Operations to lead day to day and performance management in my legal practice. A trusted advisor recommended I speak to Adam and his team and they quickly understood the brief and presented a bespoke solution for my requirements. We received superb customer service throughout the campaign with regular updates and a quality shortlist of candidates that progressed to an offer on time and within budget. My Director of Operations has settled in well and is making a real difference in the business and I would have no hesitation in recommending Adam and his team to anyone looking to make a key appointment in their own organisation."

Daireann Gibson, Managing Partner, Gibson and Associates Solicitors


Track Record of Success

We have successfully completed assignments UK-wide and internationally across a wide range of sectors.

Since 2020 we are proud to have filled 97% of the vacancies we have been engaged in and with a Net Promoter Score of 9/10 our clients keep coming back.



You can find out more about how we do this on the pages that follow, or even better just drop us a line or give us a call. Our team are friendly and knowledgeable and we would love to chat to you about your business and the team you are keen to develop and build.


*Source (REC) Recruitment & Employment Confederation

Executive Search

This service is used by our clients who have senior, confidential, critical, or specialist roles to fill. Find out more about why this is so effective on our services page.

Contingency Search

Where talent is abundant, but you just don't have the time to find, qualify, and interview the potential candidates, our contingency search solution can step in on an ad-hoc basis to provide support.

Managed Service & RPO

For volume recruitment requirements or longer term partnerships we can step in and join your team. An MSP / Recruitment Process Outsource solution gives you access to all of our systems and highly trained experts to make sure you make the best long term hires whilst also keeping a close eye on cost / time per hire.

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