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.

Uma Aslam

Recruitment Consultant | Law Firms

Birmingham, UK

Michael Illert

Chief Client Officer | The SR Group


Philippa Anderson

Partner | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Kayla Walsh

Associate Consultant | Law Firms


Mark Anderson

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


Celine Tay

Director | In-house Legal


Melvin Ling

Senior Consultant | In-house Legal


George Russell

Associate Consultant | Law Firms

London, UK

Brogan McDougall

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Mudita Valakati

Senior Researcher | Law Firms

Hong Kong

Miya Toh 杜心慧

Associate Director | Head of Risk and Compliance


Priya Shah

Director | In-house Legal

London, UK

Sam Mears

Manager | Law Firms

London, UK

Parvyez Salam

Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Aman Kumar

Senior Consultant | Compliance

London, Netherlands, UK

Aylin Berenti

Associate Director | Law Firms

London, UK

John Spinosa

Executive Director


Louise Nicholls

Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UK

Charlotte Pember

Director | Law Firms

London, UK

Georgia Morgan-Wynne

Executive Director | In-house Legal | Head of Corporate and Commercial | UK

London, UK

Emma Coulter

Director | In-house Legal

London, UK

Balquis Hussein

Associate Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UAE, UK

Sean Murphy

Associate Director | Law Firms


Sultan Afzal

Executive Director | Risk and Compliance

London, UAE, UK

Jago Verna

Partner | Law Firms

London, UK

Paula Nunez

Associate Consultant


Nicoletta Ravida

Director | Head of Southern Europe


Archie Stephenson

Resourcer | Law Firms

London, UK

Varun Nair

Recruitment Consultant | Law Firms

London, UK

Samantha Perry

Associate Director | Company Secretarial

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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