Locum and Contractor Team

A deep understanding of your business

Our experienced team provide temporary solutions to sometimes challenging recruitment assignments, often with very short notice. Handling a variety of issues with a high success rate, the team services a wide range of clients and provides support to both law firms and In-house departments of all sizes.

Here's what our Head of Locum, Aimee Rwathore, had to say:

" Locum candidates have become indispensable to Douglas Scott's operations catering to a multitude of industries across the UK. Our specialized locum team has evolved to deliver a comprehensive range of vital services tailored to meet the diverse demands of our clientele. We offer seamless assistance for all temporary staffing requirements, ensuring smooth transitions and optimal placements. Facilitating the journey for individuals to find their ideal locum roles and forging perfect matches between candidates and organizations is what makes our team tick."

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At Douglas Scott, we understand the critical importance of adding top-tier talent to your Business Support functions. Our dedicated team is committed to helping law firms like yours thrive by connecting you with exceptional candidates who can elevate your operations. Whether you're seeking professional support staff or aspiring legal professionals ready to embark on their journey, we're here to assist you every step of the way. Our friendly team members - Rio, Georgia, and Denver - are here to ensure a personalised and seamless recruitment experience for you. With our collective expertise and dedication, we strive to match your firm with the perfect candidates who not only meet but exceed your expectations. Let us partner with you to find the talent that will drive your firm's success and growth.


Our consultants are legal recruitment experts and have a wealth of sector specific knowledge. We've found that a dedicated and specialist team is imperative given the wide variety of roles within the faculty of Business Support, allowing for greater representation and a focused approach. The team cover a range of business services on a national scale from administration and secretarial level to practice manager and business development positions and are on hand to guide you through career moves or to help advise you in the early stages of your legal career.  Whether you're making a career move or just starting out in the legal field, our team is here to support you every step of the way.

Kathryn Riley

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.

Aimee Rwathore

Business Analyst
0161 233 6360


Aimee has been part of the Douglas Scott family for over 10 years and as Business Analyst, is pivotal to the successful day-to-day running of the business covering our Compliance, IT and Auditing functions. Under Aimee's remit is responsibility for our database and CRM system, which is fundamental to all communications with candidates and clients alike. She attained a BA (hons) degree in Business Economics from the University of Manchester.

Stacey Jolliffe

Commercial Manager/Executive Assistant
0161 233 6360