Directors

Andrew Waters
Andrew Waters

Managing Director

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.
Charlie Compton
Charlie Compton

Business Unit Director (Interim, Paralegal & CILEx)

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.
Luke Woodward
Luke Woodward

Business Unit Director (London & International)

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. 
Melanie Bassett
Melanie Bassett

Business Unit Director (South East & South West) / Marketing Manager

Melanie has around 18 years of experience in legal recruitment and over 25 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. Melanie is currently Marketing Manager for Chadwick Nott, in addition to being the Business Unit Director for the South East & South West teams.