Bruce Beringer co-founded 33 St. James's in 2003 and is a Managing Partner. He leads the Professional Services Practice and executes Search and Management Assessment mandates for corporations, law firms and regulatory bodies.

Bruce's assignments encompass lawyers and functional managers in private practice and in-house counsel, particularly in general commerce and financial services. Recent Legal mandates have included Partner-level positions based in North America and Asia in addition to Europe. He has also handled Corporate senior management projects pertaining to positions in a wide variety of industries based in the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, all of Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle and Far East. He appears in the directory of the top 100 head-hunters in the world and is also widely known for Board Appraisal and strategic advice to clients.

Bruce practised international corporate law with a Wall Street firm for over 10 years before moving to London in 1984. He is currently based in Virginia. He has worked in executive search for over 30 years, initially with Russell Reynolds and subsequently with Heidrick & Struggles, where he was Managing Partner Emerging Markets, Managing Director of the European Professional Services Practice and then Global Head of the Legal Speciality Practice.

He has a BA from the College of William and Mary, and a JD from Syracuse University.

Telephone: +1 757 814 3146 or +44 (0)7802 226292

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Professional Services and Emerging Markets

Professional Services

Legal: Corporate
  Debt / Equity Capital Markets
  General Counsel
  Risk Management

Legal: Private Practice
  Partners / Senior Assistants
   / Associates
  Functional Heads: Marketing,
  Finance, Human Resources

Emerging Markets –
C&E Europe / Mid-East / Africa / Asia

Senior Management:
  Energy and Natural Resources
  Financial Services

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