The Compliance Team

Experts in compliance recruitment

Our specialist compliance recruitment team is on hand to offer personal, bespoke recruitment solutions that are tailored to your individual needs. This includes matching candidates with the world's top law firms and companies based not only on skills and experience, but also on cultural fit. 

The team also provides practical advice for lawyers wishing to further their careers and firms looking to expand their teams.  We continue to be instructed on exclusive assignments from organisations that are looking to reshape the legal landscape, creating opportunities and choice at the very top level of law.

Beyond our recruitment expertise, the team have access to significant market resources including salary and benefits data, merger opportunities and the latest information on movers and shakers across the market.

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Jon-Paul Hanrahan

Head of Corporate & Commercial
0161 233 6360

jp@douglas-scott.co.uk

Jon-Paul has been with Douglas Scott since its inception and has played a major role in the company's strategic direction, building the brand, and developing relationships with law firms across the world. With over 20 years’ experience working as a legal recruiter partnering with major international law firms and In-house departments at FTSE250 and Fortune500 companies.  Jon-Paul now leads the Corporate & Commercial team both nationally and internationally.

In recent years, Jon-Paul has advised on several senior lateral hires and team moves and has developed a deep understanding of the global flow of leading lawyers predominately across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

Jon-Paul impressed me from our first meeting. He spent a lot of time working out what was best for me and then presented 2 excellent opportunities. I would definitely recommend him to senior lawyers. I trusted his advice and he came up with the goods. A pleasure to work with.

Legal500 Recommended Environment & Planning Partner  


Colm Conway

Head of Compliance
0203 846 3071

Colm@douglas-scott.co.uk

Colm joined Douglas Scott in 2020 heading up our Financial Services Regulation desk. He specialises in placing Regulatory professionals within both Industry and Regulatory Consulting institutions across Financial Services - covering a range of segments from Retail Finance to Corporate Investments. Colm’s Regulatory focus covers both Conduct and Prudential related mandates, having acquired 5 years worth of experience in the Risk & Compliance FS recruitment market prior to joining Douglas Scott. 

In his spare time, Colm enjoys playing Gaelic football and has a long-standing interest in boxing.

Miles Livingstone-Todd

Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

miles@douglas-scott.co.uk

Miles joined Douglas Scott in 2021 and specialises in placing our candidates within the Risk & Compliance sector, paying close attention to all aspects of Financial Services. With over 7 years of business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales, Miles prides himself on the passion and positivity he brings to this sector at Douglas Scott. 

In his spare time, Miles enjoys improving his guitar-playing abilities and being a valued member of various punk rock music bands!

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