London & International team

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. 
Iain Millard
Iain Millard

Senior Associate (London & International)

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.
Niall Pattle
Niall Pattle

Senior Associate (London & International)

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.
Emily Oakes
Emily Oakes

Associate (London & International)

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.
Oscar Leverton
Oscar Leverton

Associate (London & International)

Oscar joined Chadwick Nott in 2022 and is part of the London & International Private Practice team, covering London, Cayman Islands, BVI, the Channel Islands, Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Middle East. He specialises in helping to find permanent moves for lawyers from NQ to Partner level across all practice areas with top national, city, US and Mid-Atlantic firms.

Jennifer Wellspeak
Jennifer Wellspeak

Associate (Alternative Legal Careers - London & International)

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.
 
Louise Carroll
Louise Carroll

Associate (North & London)

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. 
 
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.
Chris Goodman
Chris Goodman

Associate (Interim, Paralegal & CILEx)

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.