You can expect high levels of initiative, energy, positivity and enthusiasm from us.

Our team is characterised by a spirit of embracing new tasks, challenges and opportunities.

Kelly Wadkins
Director, London
As founder, I set the overall direction and vision of Wadkins Associates and manage the business. I personally assist partners and associates to secure new opportunities worldwide and assist law firms to initiate merger/acquisition talks. I feel privileged to work with both my fantastic team and so many of the world's leading lawyers.
James Candappa
Director, Singapore
My experience allows me to offer detailed career and hiring advice to lawyers in specific areas of the law that can be incredibly nuanced. Spearheading our expansion to Singapore has given me both a deeper understanding of the Asian markets and first-hand insights to share with people making an international move.
Ross Crouch
Director, London
I consider it a privilege to work with leading law firms and major industry clients to secure strategic hires from newly qualified to partner level. Developing long term relationships with both our candidates and our clients that are built on trust, exceptional service and results is certainly the most rewarding aspect of my role.
Alex Tidy
Managing Consultant, London
My focus is talent acquisition and retention for specialist Litigation teams across the sector at associate level. I enjoy developing and building relationships that will allow me to match candidates with opportunities and future career moves both locally and internationally, whilst ensuring that we continue to be first class within our space.
Barney Deacon
Senior Consultant, London
I’m a legal finance specialist working across Europe and the Middle East, with a particular focus on the London and Dublin markets. In Dublin, I predominantly focus on the aviation finance market across in house and private practice. I enjoy being able to support individuals throughout their career whilst being able to offer specialist advice and in-depth market knowledge.
David Comins
Managing Consultant, London
My focus is recruiting at associate and senior associate level for leading firms throughout Europe and the Middle East. I enjoy great satisfaction from being trusted to provide advice on significant career moves and important hires. I'm proud to be part of a talented team that is seen as "partner of choice" within our specialism.
Gerard Finlay
Senior Consultant, London
My experience and background allow me to offer advice and support to lawyers and clients in the contentious shipping, aviation, and transport sectors across European and Asian jurisdictions. Having lived and worked in Asia for a number of years, I take satisfaction from advising candidates on the intricacies of the Asian legal sector and being able to genuinely advise and support them in making international moves.
John McKechnie
Consultant, London
My practice focuses on connecting experienced legal operations and transformation professionals with law firms and consultancies across the US, EMEA and APAC. My years of experience in the legal market allows clients and candidates alike to draw on my expertise to support them in meeting their strategic goals and career objectives. Having established an enviable network across the legal sector, I have acted as a strategic advisor on multiple team builds, senior management and c-suite hires across areas such as legal project management, attorney development and training, practice management and legal innovation.
Mai Wadkins
Researcher, London
As a researcher, I support our London and Singapore teams by providing consultants with up-to-date information regarding our legal specialism. I manage our LinkedIn page to maximise our outreach and handle advertisements within the business. I take pride in making a difference within the team through overseeing our database, ensuring every consultant always has up to date information and insights on the market.
Matt Voller
Consultant, Singapore
My priority is providing dependable and authentic advice to our clients and candidates, supporting them in meeting their respective objectives and realising opportunities. I find the most satisfying element of my role to be the developing and maintaining of business relationships, achieved through expertise and delivering success.
Michelle Kellermann
Office Manager, London
I enjoy a wide variety of responsibilities for the London and Singapore offices, alongside my main aim of providing day to day support to help our committed team deliver outstanding service to our candidates and clients.
Sophie Jackson
Consultant, Singapore
My expertise lies within the shipping sector, working across both the London and Singapore offices. I focus on understanding what is important and what is needed for both clients and candidates in order to provide tailored advice as well as the right support and opportunities. I very much enjoy building and maintaining trusted and positive relationships, across all levels, to achieve successful and desired outcomes.
Tom Chapman
Senior Consultant, London
My focus is recruiting into specialist Asset Finance teams for positions in both private firms and in-house. In this fast growing market, matching the right people to opportunities is crucial for my clients. I take great satisfaction from helping my clients solve these challenges and helping my candidates make rewarding career moves.
Tony Vickers
Senior Consultant, London
My practice sits within the energy and infra space, exclusively for transactional lawyers covering project finance, project development and M&A with a special interest in renewable energy, clean tech, ESG, climate change and carbon offsetting. My ethos is centred around quality over quantity. Lawyers and Law firms can expect to utilise a wide network of long-standing energy & infra contacts backed up with a deep sector understanding and a genuine passion for what I and Wadkins do.