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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Head of Corporate & Commercial
0161 233 6360
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
Senior Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360
Colm joined Douglas Scott in 2020 and will be placing candidates in the Risk & Compliance sector from any background within Financial Services. He has over three years’ experience in placing candidates at Head of Legal/Partner level right down to Analyst/Associate Consultants. Colm and Aamir Patel look forward to developing this sector at Douglas Scott.
0161 233 6360
A legal recruitment specialist for over 15 years, Kathryn Riley launched Douglas Scott back in 2004 with the intention of doing things differently. Widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading legal recruitment specialists, the business goals are to continually provide an exceptional service to both candidates and clients, to recognise talent and reward it accordingly, and quite simply, work in a way that is respectful of principles and basic good manners. Kathryn’s role as CEO has allowed her to further her passion for innovation and technology within the recruitment sector and demonstrate her commitment to creating and supporting the growth of skills across the legal sector. A highly respected thought leader within the legal recruitment industry and a regular speaker on the HR & Recruitment circuit, Kath is passionate about adding tangible value to stakeholder relationships and shaping the future of legal recruitment.
Trusted by Legal 500, UK200, Top 100, Silver Circle, Magic Circle and US firms to deliver.