Meet the Team

Directors

Meet Andrew

Formerly a lawyer with Russell McVeagh in New Zealand, Andrew has over 18 years of international legal recruitment experience gained in London and Sydney. Prior to taking up his current position, Andrew was Business Unit Director for Chadwick Nott’s International and UK Private Practice business. He managed the UK and international recruitment process, with a particular focus on Australian, New Zealand, UK, US and Canadian qualified solicitors seeking positions overseas.

Meet Charlie

Charlie joined the business in 2010 after over 12 years recruitment experience gained at very well-known agencies. He specialises in recruiting qualified lawyers of all levels into Interim roles into Private Practice and Industry. He has placed large teams of lawyers, often with particular language skills, to work on projects such as complex Fraud & Regulatory Investigations and large Litigation / Arbitration matters.

In-house

Meet Brian

Brian’s experience has principally been gained in London and the Home Counties; whilst mandates have additionally been executed for roles based in Luxembourg, Dubai, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland. Before working in recruitment, he worked as a graduate trainee at one of Britain’s largest private companies.

Meet David
David is one of our most experienced recruitment consultants, and a regional expert, having gained his experience in the Midlands, South West, North West and Northern Home Counties. He has spent the entirety of his career in recruitment, now having built up an impressive 20 years' worth of knowledge. As a specialist in the field of legal in-house recruitment David is well-known by Senior Legal Counsel and Company Directors of some of the largest companies in the country.

Private Practice

London


Meet Luke

Luke joined Chadwick Nott in 2013 and helps find permanent moves for lawyers at all levels from NQ up to Partner, across all practice areas in off-shore law firms, top US firms, UK City and Magic Circle firms as well as assisting with moves into mid-town and West End firms. As well as career advice, Luke is able to support his candidates with the process of constructing both CVs and business plans as appropriate. Luke studied law at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. 

Meet Emily

Emily works with top national, City, US and mid-Atlantic firms, as well as specialist and high profile boutique practices. She has over 5 years of recruitment experience and is well-versed on the legal profession, managing roles at all levels ranging from NQ to Partner moves. She completed her legal studies at the University of Liverpool and the College of Law, Chester.

Meet Iain

Iain qualified as a lawyer in 1992 with Penningtons, and joined the firm now known as Blake Morgan upon qualification. In 1995 he decided to leave the law behind, and spent 10 months travelling across Africa before returning to the UK to take up his first legal recruitment position. With 17 years of legal recruitment experience now behind him, Iain has superb knowledge of law firms and a real in-depth understanding of the legal market.

Meet Niall

Niall specialises in the headhunting of high-profile lawyers and teams. He has a strong background in managing the international recruitment process, particularly for Australian, NZ, UK, US and Canadian qualified solicitors. After completing a Masters in Marine Biology in Australia & NZ, Niall moved to the UK in 1997 where he qualified as a solicitor in the private equity practice of King & Wood Mallesons, before moving into the world of recruitment.

Meet Jennifer
Jennifer joined Chadwick Nott in 2018 and focuses on the Alternative Careers Team in London. She works with lawyers across a wide array of roles including Professional Support Lawyers, Knowledge Managers, Risk and Compliance, Legal Training and Development and Legal Practice Managers. She began her legal recruitment career in 2003 as an interim recruiter in both in-house and private practice markets. Her approach to legal recruitment is simple: it's all about people. She works hard to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of both candidates and clients so that she can ensure the best fit for them both.
Meet Ansel
Ansel joined Chadwick Nott in 2022 after having worked at Saville & Co in London and having finished a Master’s in Legal Practice at BPP Law school in Holborn. He is now part of the Chadwick Nott London & International team that recruits solicitors from NQ up to Partner level.

Midlands


Meet Jon

Jon joined Chadwick Nott in March 2016 and has over 15 years’ experience in legal recruitment, advising on all areas of recruitment strategy including talent acquisition, career development and staff retention. Jon has experience of handling both contingent work as well as retained search assignments for major UK and international law firm clients. He covers Birmingham, the West Midlands, East Midlands, Northern Home Counties and East Anglia regions.

Meet Kate

Kate joined Chadwick Nott in 2010, having previously built an impressive reputation in the legal market and 10 years of recruitment experience at two well-known competitors. With so many years of experience recruiting solicitors into the Birmingham, West Midlands, East Midlands, Milton Keynes, Northern Home Counties and Cambridge markets, Kate has a huge wealth of knowledge and expertise to assist all candidates from NQs to Partners.

North West & Yorkshire


Meet Helen
Helen joined Chadwick Nott in 2019 and recruits across the North of England and Yorkshire. She recruits into high street, boutique, mid-tier, Legal 500 and Top 50 law firms in all disciplines from paralegal level through to Partners - with particular expertise recruiting Commercial roles. In addition, she also recruits into all areas of Private Practice, including Family, Wills and Probate and Employment. Helen has a significant client base focusing on Residential Conveyancing recruitment as well.
Meet Iona

Iona successfully manages the recruitment of permanent positions across a variety of practice areas for Solicitors throughout the North of England including PI/Insurance, Commercial, and Private Client. She recruits into high street, boutique, mid-tier, Legal 500 and Top 50 firms. She also specialises in Insurance and Healthcare in Central London. Prior to this she completed her LLB and LPC and worked as a Paralegal, gaining experience in personal injury and later Infrastructure, Projects and Energy.

Meet Louise
Louise joined Chadwick Nott in February 2022 and is part of the Insurance team. Louise has over 15 years’ experience as an insurance lawyer in private practice for major insurance law firms including Weightmans and BLM, where she was a Partner in the London office. It was during her time as a Partner that Louise’s interest in recruitment began. She was actively involved in the recruitment and selection process as well as being a mentor to trainee solicitors, giving her excellent insight from a client and candidate perspective. Louise specialises in recruiting at all levels, from paralegals through to partner level. Her clients include top tier and Legal 500 defendant insurance and claimant firms, as well as niches practices in London and the North West. 

South East


Meet Penny

Penny joined us at the beginning of 2015, having practiced as a lawyer for 14 years. Penny’s interest in recruitment was piqued whilst a Partner at Henmans Freeth in Oxford, where she was very involved with the HR Team, training and the recruitment process. She therefore comes to us with great insight from the other side of the interview table. Her excellent knowledge of the South East is now being fully utilised as a member of our established South East Team.

Meet Liam

Liam is an energetic member of the long standing South East team! Before joining Chadwick Nott he had previously worked both in law firms and legal recruitment. Liam recruits qualified solicitors of all levels including solicitors, associates, senior associates and partners into permanent private practice positions from Oxfordshire down to Hampshire and right across the region to Kent. He has strong relationships with clients that range from international firms, through to regional, boutique and high street.

Meet Will

Will has recently rejoined the South East team, following a successful period as a specialist tech recruiter, and is working with firms across Berkshire, Sussex, Surrey, and into Kent. Focused on placing within the Private Practice space, Will assists individuals from NQ to Partner level and has quickly re-established strong relationships with clients from high street to global Top 60 firms across the South East regions.

South West & South Wales


Meet Cathryn

Cathryn trained at City firm Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) before joining leading regional firm Bond Pearce (now Bond Dickinson). She joined Chadwick Nott as a legal recruitment consultant in 2005 and is well known in the South West & Wales legal market. Cathryn has built very strong links to law firms from Cornwall to Gloucestershire and from South Wales to Swindon.

Meet Emma
Emma joined Chadwick Nott in 2020. She is an experienced legal recruiter, having spent a number of years as a paralegal, whilst also carrying out her training with CILEx. She focuses on recruiting solicitors for firms in the South West and South Wales.
Meet Sarah

Sarah joined Chadwick Nott in 2001 and has over 18 years' experience of building and strengthening relationships with candidates and clients across the South West and South Wales. Sarah advises at all levels from Associate to Partner, and in recent years she has particularly focused on the insurance, litigation and corporate real estate sectors along the M4 to Cardiff and the Cotswolds. Prior to joining Chadwick Nott, Sarah spent 5 years at Bond Pearce (now Womble Bond Dickinson) training and qualifying as a solicitor on the insurance team.

Meet Megan
Megan joined Chadwick Nott in 2021 after having worked at Shoosmiths LLP in Northampton and CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP in Bristol. She is now part of the Chadwick Nott South West team based in Bristol that recruits solicitors from NQ up to Partner level.
Meet Hannah

Hannah joined Chadwick Nott in 2022 following almost a decade of working in law firms in Exeter. In her previous role Hannah worked as a Practice Manager responsible for all HR and Recruitment and is therefore able to offer her own experiences and insight from a clients’ perspective. She has excellent market knowledge covering the SW region. Hannah is incredibly passionate about recruitment and recruits lawyers at all levels from NQ to Partner level focusing on not just Devon and Cornwall, but also the wider South West and South Wales market.

Insurance


Meet Iona

Iona successfully manages the recruitment of permanent positions across a variety of practice areas for Solicitors throughout the North of England including PI/Insurance, Commercial, and Private Client. She recruits into high street, boutique, mid-tier, Legal 500 and Top 50 firms. She also specialises in Insurance and Healthcare in Central London. Prior to this she completed her LLB and LPC and worked as a Paralegal, gaining experience in personal injury and later Infrastructure, Projects and Energy.

Meet Louise
Louise joined Chadwick Nott in February 2022 and is part of the Insurance team. Louise has over 15 years’ experience as an insurance lawyer in private practice for major insurance law firms including Weightmans and BLM, where she was a Partner in the London office. It was during her time as a Partner that Louise’s interest in recruitment began. She was actively involved in the recruitment and selection process as well as being a mentor to trainee solicitors, giving her excellent insight from a client and candidate perspective. Louise specialises in recruiting at all levels, from paralegals through to partner level. Her clients include top tier and Legal 500 defendant insurance and claimant firms, as well as niches practices in London and the North West. 

Interim


Meet Charlie

Charlie joined the business in 2010 after over 12 years recruitment experience gained at very well-known agencies. He specialises in recruiting qualified lawyers of all levels into Interim roles into Private Practice and Industry. He has placed large teams of lawyers, often with particular language skills, to work on projects such as complex Fraud & Regulatory Investigations and large Litigation / Arbitration matters.

Meet Chris

Chris moved to London from North Devon in 2003 where he worked in the pharmaceutical/medical industry. He began his recruitment career soon after making the move, and joined Chadwick Nott with 10 years of legal and financial recruitment experience. Since he joined us, Chris has worked within the Interim legal team providing support services to clients and candidates in relation to Interim/locum opportunities as well as the fast paced document review market.

Meet Bianca

Bianca joined Chadwick Nott in 2014, and has already built a successful interim business, helping firms and solicitors across the South of England and South Wales. Prior to using her skills in the recruitment market, Bianca worked as a Paralegal for five years, specialising in Claimant and Defendant Personal Injury and RTA fraud matters. She built her experience with high profile regional firms including Irwin Mitchell and DAC Beachcroft.

Meet Charlotte

Charlotte is a very accomplished recruiter having spent over 27 years recruiting legal and IT professionals in a wide range of locations. For the last 19 years Charlotte has specialised in securing locum, interim and document review roles for legal candidates at all levels, from Paralegal to Senior General Counsel in the Midlands, Northern Home Counties, East Anglia and the North.  

International


Meet Luke

Luke joined Chadwick Nott in 2013 and helps find permanent moves for lawyers at all levels from NQ up to Partner, across all practice areas in off-shore law firms, top US firms, UK City and Magic Circle firms as well as assisting with moves into mid-town and West End firms. As well as career advice, Luke is able to support his candidates with the process of constructing both CVs and business plans as appropriate. Luke studied law at Gonville & Caius College Cambridge. 

Meet Emily

Emily works with top national, City, US and mid-Atlantic firms, as well as specialist and high profile boutique practices. She has over 5 years of recruitment experience and is well-versed on the legal profession, managing roles at all levels ranging from NQ to Partner moves. She completed her legal studies at the University of Liverpool and the College of Law, Chester.

Meet Iain

Iain qualified as a lawyer in 1992 with Penningtons, and joined the firm now known as Blake Morgan upon qualification. In 1995 he decided to leave the law behind, and spent 10 months travelling across Africa before returning to the UK to take up his first legal recruitment position. With 17 years of legal recruitment experience now behind him, Iain has superb knowledge of law firms and a real in-depth understanding of the legal market.

Meet Niall

Niall specialises in the headhunting of high-profile lawyers and teams. He has a strong background in managing the international recruitment process, particularly for Australian, NZ, UK, US and Canadian qualified solicitors. After completing a Masters in Marine Biology in Australia & NZ, Niall moved to the UK in 1997 where he qualified as a solicitor in the private equity practice of King & Wood Mallesons, before moving into the world of recruitment.

Meet Jennifer
Jennifer joined Chadwick Nott in 2018 and focuses on the Alternative Careers Team in London. She works with lawyers across a wide array of roles including Professional Support Lawyers, Knowledge Managers, Risk and Compliance, Legal Training and Development and Legal Practice Managers. She began her legal recruitment career in 2003 as an interim recruiter in both in-house and private practice markets. Her approach to legal recruitment is simple: it's all about people. She works hard to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of both candidates and clients so that she can ensure the best fit for them both.
Meet Ansel
Ansel joined Chadwick Nott in 2022 after having worked at Saville & Co in London and having finished a Master’s in Legal Practice at BPP Law school in Holborn. He is now part of the Chadwick Nott London & International team that recruits solicitors from NQ up to Partner level.

Paralegal & CILEx


Meet Briony

Briony has amassed 10 years of legal recruitment experience with Chadwick Nott built across South West England, South Wales and the Midlands. Her area of expertise is Paralegal and Chartered Legal Executive recruitment, as well as Secretarial and other Business Support roles within a legal environment. Prior to recruitment, Briony studied Law at Cardiff University and followed this with a role working as a Casework Manager for the Independent Police Complaints Commission in Cardiff.

Meet Emily

Emily joined Chadwick Nott’s Bristol office after completing her LL.B Law degree at the University of Bristol. She is an associate within the permanent team and recruits Paralegals, Legal Executives, Legal Advisors and other business support roles within the legal sector. She covers the South West, South Wales and South East regions. Emily works with a diverse range of clients including: international law firms, small high street practices and large in-house companies.

Meet Rachael

Rachael joined Chadwick Nott in October 2007, after completing her BA in Sociology at the University of the West of England. Throughout her career with Chadwick Nott, Rachael has gained experience working across a number of our offices and sectors assisting in all aspects of the recruitment process. She is now using the skills and experience to assist paralegal and legal executives across the South East and Midlands.

Meet Charlie

Charlie joined the business in 2010 after over 12 years recruitment experience gained at very well-known agencies. He specialises in recruiting qualified lawyers of all levels into Interim roles into Private Practice and Industry. He has placed large teams of lawyers, often with particular language skills, to work on projects such as complex Fraud & Regulatory Investigations and large Litigation / Arbitration matters.

Meet Chris

Chris moved to London from North Devon in 2003 where he worked in the pharmaceutical/medical industry. He began his recruitment career soon after making the move, and joined Chadwick Nott with 10 years of legal and financial recruitment experience. Since he joined us, Chris has worked within the Interim legal team providing support services to clients and candidates in relation to Interim/locum opportunities as well as the fast paced document review market.

Alternative Legal Careers


Meet Jennifer
Jennifer joined Chadwick Nott in 2018 and focuses on the Alternative Careers Team in London. She works with lawyers across a wide array of roles including Professional Support Lawyers, Knowledge Managers, Risk and Compliance, Legal Training and Development and Legal Practice Managers. She began her legal recruitment career in 2003 as an interim recruiter in both in-house and private practice markets. Her approach to legal recruitment is simple: it's all about people. She works hard to gain a deeper understanding of the needs of both candidates and clients so that she can ensure the best fit for them both.

Human Resources


Meet Briony

Briony has amassed 10 years of legal recruitment experience with Chadwick Nott built across South West England, South Wales and the Midlands. Her area of expertise is Paralegal and Chartered Legal Executive recruitment, as well as Secretarial and other Business Support roles within a legal environment. Prior to recruitment, Briony studied Law at Cardiff University and followed this with a role working as a Casework Manager for the Independent Police Complaints Commission in Cardiff.

Marketing


Meet Melanie

Melanie has 14 years of experience in legal recruitment and over 20 years working in the legal sector. She has enjoyed and had great success in the South East private practice team and the Alternative Careers team building strong relationships with law firms right across the South of England. In her latest reincarnation, Melanie has taken on the role of Chadwick Nott Marketing Manager, in addition to being the Manager of the South East team.