Robert Walters in-house legal recruitment team

Robert Walters in-house legal team focusses on tailored recruitment solutions on both a temporary and permanent basis. We recruit from paralegals right through to General Counsel level. 

Robert Walters in-house legal have worked on a variety of mandates across the country from leading FTSE 100 businesses and a whole range of SMEs.  We focus on financial services organisations as well as blue chip commerce & industry businesses.

With offices in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester, we have an unrivalled reach and our track record in delivering high quality recruitment solutions is proven in quality of professionals placed within leading businesses across the legal market. 

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Meet the team

  • Legal in-house jobs in London

    Aleisha Murray - Senior Manager

    Aleisha is an Australian-qualified lawyer, who now heads up the in-house legal recruitment team for Robert Walters in London. Aleisha read a double bachelor’s degree of Law and Arts at a top 10 Australian university, during which time she gained an international minor in Sweden and has since studied an LLM in Sydney and an MSc in London.

    Aleisha practiced in Sydney for 3 years prior to moving to London and, during her legal career, she assisted multinational tech, sporting and retail brand owners to secure their intellectual property rights. She now uses this prior industry experience to specialise in placing commercial, corporate, tech and IP lawyers with Technology, Sports and Gaming clients.

    +44 (0) 207 509 8736

    Brian Nason - Principal 

    Brian is an Irish qualified lawyer and a First Class Honours Law graduate of The National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) where he graduated 1st in his class. Brian trained and qualified as a lawyer with Maples and Calder, working in the firms’ Dublin and Hong Kong offices before beginning his career in legal recruitment. Brian spent two years at another international recruitment firm, before moving across to Robert Walters. He focuses on recruiting lawyers into permanent positions across London's banking and financial services sector, including for banks, funds and asset managers, insurance companies and other FCA-regulated entities. He partners with banks and financial services organisations on legal hires at all levels, from junior legal counsel roles right up to Legal Director and Head of Legal positions.

    Brian Nason

    Amy Pfeifer - Consultant 

    Amy completed a double degree in Law and Commerce in New Zealand, followed by four years in professional services recruitment with a boutique agency. She relocated to London in 2019 and joined the Robert Walters in-house team as a Consultant, where she specialises in placing lawyers across a variety of sectors, particularly within Retail, FMCG and Pharmaceutical.


    +44 (0) 207 509 89658

    +44 (0) 207 509 8901

    Victoria Pomfret - Senior Consultant

    Victoria has close to 15 years’ experience of working in the London recruitment market; the majority of which has been focused in placing legal professionals. She has experience of placing lawyers at all levels from NQs to General Counsels across a range of industries, primarily Property & Real Estate, Energy and Infrastructure. She has successfully worked with clients over the course of many years, helping them to establish and grow their teams.

    Victoria is also responsible for managing Company Secretarial recruitment at Robert Walters across Financial Services and Commerce clients. 

    Courtney Varney - Consultant

    Courtney completed a double degree in Arts and Commerce, followed by two years of Public Policy recruitment experience at Robert Walters in New Zealand. Courtney relocated to London in 2022, and joined the in-house team as a Consultant. Courtney specialises in interim recruitment  for qualified lawyers at all levels across the Banking and Financial Services sector.  

    +44 (0) 207 509 8032

    +44 (0) 207 509 8575

    Jon Lucas - Principal 

    Jon heads up the in-house legal interim desk at Robert Walters. He has over a decade of industry experience having previously worked at another international recruitment business after graduating from the University of Newcastle. He has also spent time as an analyst for the Latin American division of a global market research organisation, and speaks fluent Spanish.

    Jon’s focus is on securing temporary opportunities for qualified lawyers at all levels, across a variety of sectors. This can range from short-term stints assisting in-house legal teams experiencing a spike in workload, through to year-long maternity covers. As well as working with candidates from the UK, Jon has also has a proven track record in successfully assisting lawyers relocating to London from jurisdictions such as Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. 

    +44 (0) 207 509 8277

  • Legal in-house jobs in Birmingham

    Nisha Jassi – Manager
    Birmingham & Midlands

    Nisha trained at Holman Fenwick Willan LLP in London before making into recruitment in 2013. Nisha has recruited into the commerce and industry and in-house space from NQ level to general counsels. In March 2017 Nisha joined Robert Walters’ permanent Legal division as a Senior Consultant now manages the team. Nisha specialises in private practice recruitment in the West and East Midlands, from paralegal up to partner level and also recruits into the in-house space.

    +44 (0)121 260 2562

Client testimonials 

''I found all members of the team to be very efficient, helpful and enthusiastic. Robert Walters made a stressful part of my transition to the UK a lot easier!''

Shannon Stewart - Legal Counsel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel

''The team made every effort to ensure they understood my skills and job goals. They gave full, accurate descriptions of all jobs they presentated to me, and were very straightforward and easy to communicate with. I would strongly recommend them.''

Rochelle Farmer - Commercial Legal Counsel, Deliveroo

Proud partners with the Association of Corporate Counsel 

Robert Walters are partnered with the ACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) to support in house practitioners with their ongoing career development.

Lawyers who are placed in an in-house role through Robert Walters, are eligible to receive a complimentary six-month ACC membership usually worth £300. 

Find out how you can become a member today.

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