About Us

Legal, Audit, Risk & Compliance Specialist

Managing Director & Founding Partner

Chris Clarke

Chris started working in London over 15 years ago when he joined the Compliance team at Standard Bank, now ICBC Standard Bank, before joining a specialist recruitment firm where he spent nearly ten years placing roles across the Legal, Audit, Risk & Compliance sectors, ranging from entry level positions to Director level, heads of department positions.

Chris launched CLARC Recruitment in 2017 to offer a one agency solution covering clients Legal, Audit, Risk & Compliance requirements given the continued demand for firms in these areas. CLARC  pride ourselves on offering a professional service to both candidates & clients alike, giving honest advice across the board. chris@clarcrecruitment.com


Darren Ruskin

Darren started working in the city over 20 years ago and worked in-house Compliance roles for a Japanese Investment Bank and a couple of Brokerage firms after 3 years at the London Stock Exchange. His in-house Compliance roles covered front office advisory specialising in Equities, Commodities & Derivatives, as well as client due-diligence.

In 2005 Darren joined a specialist recruitment firm where he spent over 15 years placing roles across the Legal, Compliance & Financial Crime sectors, ranging from ‘Break in to’ positions to Global Heads of Compliance both in the UK and Internationally.

Darren joined CLARC in 2020 to focus on continuing the growth of the business across all sectors whilst maintaining the high standards of service CLARC pride themselves on. darren@clarcrecruitment.com

CLARC Recruitment

Core Values

At CLARC Recruitment, we believe that our core values guide our decisions, drive our behaviour and create the culture that makes us unique.

We strive to be:

Innovative: We believe in taking risks and embracing change to stay ahead of the competition. We create and execute bold ideas quickly, and always challenge ourselves to do better.

Open: We are open and honest with each other and encourage constructive feedback and debate. We embrace differences and strive to create an inclusive environment for all.

Collaborative: We work together to find the best solutions for our clients & candidates alike. We value everyone in the business and invest in our collective success.

At CLARC Recruitment, we believe that our core values are the foundation of our success.

Our Vision

At CLARC Recruitment, our vision is to provide a platform where the best talent can be found and the right people can be recruited. We strive to be more than just a recruitment company; we aim to be a valuable partner in your recruitment journey.

We believe that recruitment should be an enjoyable, efficient process. Our team of experts are here to provide you with the right advice and support, to ensure that you find the right people for the right roles. We focus on building relationships and trust, in order to ensure that we are the best recruitment partner for you.

We are passionate about helping you to find the talent you need, and making sure you have the best people for the roles you are looking to fill. We work hard to ensure that you have a positive recruitment experience, where you find the right people for the right roles.

Our Mission

At CLARC Recruitment, we believe in a people-first approach to staffing, where we bring together the right people with the right job. Our mission is to connect talented individuals to the right opportunities, and to create productive and meaningful relationships between our candidates and clients.

We don’t just offer jobs; we help shape careers. Our team of dedicated professionals offers a personalised service, assessing the needs of both employers and job seekers and finding the perfect fit.

At CLARC Recruitment, we believe in creating a world where everyone can reach their potential. We strive to create a fair and inclusive workspace that promotes diversity, respect and collaboration.

We are proud to be part of the recruitment industry, providing a service that makes the world of work a better place.

Join a community of talented professionals - apply for a job today with CLARC Recruitment!

We have a multitude of jobs available in different niches 24/7/365.

Featured Partners

If you would like a personal introduction to any of our partners please contact Chris on chris@clarcrecruitment.com.