About us

We are a global legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment consultancy. 

Forming lasting partnerships with our clients and candidates, we are constantly evolving and continue to shape the world’s legal, risk and compliance markets.

Global reach

We have an extensive global network and unrivalled reach – with trusted experts on the ground across 13 international locations. 

Market longevity

We have been a market leader for more than 30 years, forming long-lasting partnerships and establishing a trusted reputation. 

Specialist experts

We are legal, risk, compliance, internal audit and company secretarial specialists. With an extensive understanding of every global market that we cover, we speak your language.  

A trusted name in legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment 

We are a trusted advisor to companies, firms and professionals in the legal, risk and compliance sectors globally. 

Through offices in the UK, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we connect the best legal, risk and compliance talent with leading businesses and law firms.  

Our services include contingent and retained search, permanent, temporary and interim recruitment as well as consultancy solutions. 

Partnerships that last 

The partnerships we have formed with professionals and businesses over the last three decades continue to thrive. Since our inception, we have partnered with professionals at the start of their career and guided them through key decisions in their journey, as they move into more senior appointments. 

We work with global law firms and businesses to build and expand their legal, risk, compliance and corporate governance functions.  

A pioneer in our markets 

We have been shaping the world’s legal, risk and compliance markets since 1989. 

Wherever we operate we have made an impact, from Düsseldorf to Dubai, New York to Shanghai or Milan to Melbourne. From pioneering specialist recruitment in particular locations, to shaping how our clients have approached hiring, our influence is evident everywhere. 

Today, we have 13 international offices – a truly global network of recruitment experts.  

Put simply, no one can match our global reach, or our history. 

Playing our part in a global mission

As part of The SR Group, a collection of specialist recruitment consultancies, we support a group-wide mission to help companies thrive and professionals to develop their careers.  

As a group we cover everything from tax, treasury, legal, risk and compliance, through to marketing, sales and HR. Through a shared culture of service excellence, global reach, specialist expertise and a progressive outlook, we are able to carry our mission further into workplaces all over the world. 

Meet the team

Our legal, risk and compliance teams are vastly experienced specialists within their recruitment niches all over the world.

Discover their individual experience, market coverage, areas of expertise and how to contact them.

Hugo Marichales



Giulia Natale

Senior Consultant | Law Firms


Sam Mears

Manager | Law Firms

London, UK

Brogan McDougall

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Mark Anderson

Director | Head of In-house Legal | Middle East and Africa


Sophie de Blauwe

Director | Head of Law Firms | South East Asia


Miya Toh 杜心慧

Associate Director | Head of Risk and Compliance


James Brewster

Director | Head of Birmingham | UK

Birmingham, UK

Andrea Chen

Senior Consultant | Law Firms | China

China, Singapore

Olivia Courtney

Associate Director | In-house Legal


Nicole Francis

Associate Recruiter


Rory Mattinson

Recruitment Consultant | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Aaron Mathieson

Director | Law Firms


Helen Howard

Executive Director | Head of North America


Izzy Gower

Resourcer | Company Secretarial

London, UK

Josh Ryan

Resourcer | Law Firms

London, UK

George Russell

Associate Consultant | Law Firms

London, UK

Ann Marie Martakis

Director | In-house Legal

London, UK

Michael Whooley

Resourcer | Law Firms

London, UK

Nikki Newton

Partner | In-house Legal | Head of Banking and Financial Services | UK

London, UK

Shay Bisset

Associate Consultant | Law Firms

London, UK

Aylin Berenti

Associate Director | Law Firms

London, UK

Sunny Yung

Associate Director | In-house Legal

Hong Kong

Samantha Fong

Partner | Head of Hong Kong and North Asia

China, Hong Kong

Deianira Savino



Samantha Perry

Senior Consultant | Company Secretarial

London, UK

Parvyez Salam

Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Athena Chan

Associate Consultant | In-house Legal

Hong Kong

Sandra Pavlou

Director | Law Firms

London, UK

Jack Hitching

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

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Careers with us

Our reputation is built on our exceptional people who we give the freedom as well as team-based support to thrive. 

From exceptional career development to the opportunity to work overseas, we are proud to offer careers without limits. 

Diversity, equity and inclusion

We are a progressive company. We constantly ask questions about our DEI practices and open up challenging discussions within our international community of legal, risk and compliance professionals.  

It’s a learning process that breathes new ideas into our business and encourages us to challenge ourselves, as well as the clients we work with.  

We are part of The SR Group

We are part of The SR Group, a global recruitment company which also comprises specialist search and recruitment consultancies Brewer Morris, Carter Murray and Frazer Jones. 

Our brands

Carter Murray

Carter Murray is a global search and recruitment consultancy dedicated to marketing and sales. 

They connect marketing, digital, sales, business development, communications and investor relations professionals with global brands as well as cutting-edge start-ups across the world. 

Brewer Morris

Brewer Morris is a tax, treasury and senior finance search and recruitment consultancy. 

With a reputation for delivering exceptional results, international offices and extensive networks of talent, they’re a trusted partner for connecting outstanding professionals with leading companies all over the world. 

Frazer Jones

Frazer Jones is a global HR executive search and recruitment consultancy. 

They recruit trusted HR professionals at every level, empowering businesses of every shape and size all over the world. 

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