Marc Bartel is a partner in the Heidrick & Struggles’ London and Paris offices. He is the managing partner of the Law Firm Practice and a member of the global Legal, Risk & Compliance Practice.
Marc focuses on the legal sector both in industry and private practice. He specialises in classic legal in-house positions and partner searches for law firms for national and international clients within various industries covering corporate and regulatory affairs (lobbying), risk, tax, audit and compliance. He is also a member of the board practice.
Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles, Marc held various senior management positions (ranging from COO, Asia regional managing partner to deputy CEO) within leading international law firms such as Lovells, Linklaters and Jeantet. He was closely involved in the building of Lovells’ international network of offices spending much time in Asia and Europe, where he also contributed to the development of the client base within the banking market. Marc began his earlier career as a practicing attorney initially in Boston and then Paris. He had the opportunity of heading-up the first integrated European alliance of leading European law firms, before working as a management consultant at Hildebrandt in the USA.
In addition, he is a board member of the Youth Business International, a Prince of Wales’ charity seeking to tackle youth unemployment around the world. Marc is fluent in French and English and has a working knowledge of German.