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Meet the team – In-house



Susan McNulty, Business Manager
Susan has worked within the Yorkshire, North East and North West legal recruitment market for almost eight years. She now works solely on in-house recruitment. Typical roles Susan recruits include head of legal, senior legal counsel and general counsel posts. Susan is happy to meet at any time to discuss the present market or for a conversation about up-to-date salary information. 
T: 0113 2437730 
M: 0796 7751440


Adele Somers, Regional Manager
Adele has worked within the Midlands legal recruitment market for over 10 years. She manages the Midlands team based in Birmingham city centre and focuses on recruiting legal professionals within the in-house market. Typical roles Adele recruits are solicitors, head of legal, senior legal counsel and general counsel positions. 
T: 0121 6348802
M: 07879 823797
Nisha Jassi, Senior Consultant 
Nisha works out of the Birmingham office and recruits legal professionals in the East and West Midlands. Nisha started her career in law and trained at international firm, Holman Fenwick Willan before joining Michael Page Legal in Birmingham in 2013. Nisha recruits newly qualified lawyers through to heads of legal.
DL: 0121 6348808
M: 07467 000489
Lucy Beales, Consultant
Lucy is based in Michael Page Legal’s Birmingham office and specialises in providing interim legal solutions to law firms, local authorities and in particular in-house organisations. Lucy joined Michael Page Legal after a successful career as a solicitor advocate specialising in criminal law. She trained and qualified as a solicitor in 2009 at a regional law firm after studying Law at the University of Cardiff.
DL: 0121 6348804
M: 07780 490041
Joe Glendon, Consultant
Joe specialises in the recruitment of paralegals across all legal sectors throughout the Midlands having worked in the paralegal market himself for three years prior to joining Michael Page. Typical positions that Joe recruits include paralegal, legal executive and legal assistant roles. Joe has recruited into established in-house legal teams and has also helped to build and implement in-house teams. Joe would be happy to speak to anybody who is looking for a non-qualified option within their organisation.  
T: 0121-6348803
M: 07467 000056

South and South West

Matthew Skilleter, Associate Director
Matthew is based in Bristol and Reading and works across the South and South West focusing on the in-house locum market. Matthew supports all sectors but specialises in financial services, energy and pharmaceuticals. With 14 years experience in senior recruitment, Matthew has worked with both FTSE blue chip firms and emerging fast track businesses.
T: 0118 955 9590
M: 07799062191
Tom Hart, Managing Consultant
Tom is based in Reading and manages the in-house market across the South, focusing personally on permanent roles in the Oxfordshire/Berkshire/Hampshire regions. Tom covers all sectors but specialises in the TMT sector, working with major multinational blue chips and household brands looking to grow their teams as well as new, up-and-coming SMEs making their first legal hire. 
T: 0118 9559059
M: 07467 000339
Kate James, Managing Consultant
Kate specialises in in-house recruitment for Bristol and the South West. With over ten years experience, Kate has a wealth of knowledge across all sectors. Kate works on roles from junior legal counsel through to general counsel and head of legal roles. 
T: 0121 634 8805
M: 07920110923
Oliver Jones, Consultant
Oliver is based in Reading. He specialises in interim and non-qualified (paralegal and contract manager) recruitment within the in-house market in the Oxfordshire/Berkshire and Hampshire regions. Oliver covers all sectors, working with large multinationals and household brands looking to expand, or providing solutions to maintain efficiency within established teams. 
T: 0118 955 9050
M: 07920450593  


Katherine Jackson, Operating Director
Katherine started her career in law before joining Michael Page Legal’s industry and commerce team in 2004. She now oversees all legal recruitment across permanent, temporary, qualified and non qualified in addition to company secretarial and compliance. Over the years, she has developed a considerable understanding of what makes a successful in-house lawyer. She believes a commercial approach to problem solving and cultural fit are crucial. She works with clients from a range of sectors and specialises in the recruitment of senior candidates.
T: 0207 269 2413
Tom Watson, Associate Director
Tom heads the in-house team in London. The team recruits across the whole in-house market covering financial services, commerce & industry and the public sector. With over eight years recruitment experience, Tom is responsible for recruiting into the retail and FMCG sectors.
T: 020 7269 2499
Samantha McGawley
Samantha specialises in permanent recruitment of qualified lawyers within the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors including blue chip IT, software and media business as well as niche technology, new media and digital start-ups.
T: 020 7269 2243
Kirran Gill
Kirran is responsible for recruiting lawyers into the public sector which includes charities, regulators and membership bodies as well as more traditional governmental departments and local authorities.
T: 020 7269 6231
Miles Gillhespy
T: 020 7269 2310
Martin Turner, Manager
Martin heads up the Michael Page interim team, based out of London. This specialist team recruits lawyers of all seniority, on either a temporary or contract basis, across the private practice, financial services and the industry and commerce sectors. Martin is responsible for recruiting into the industry and commerce space, having done so since 2011.
T: 020 7269 2220
Sebastian Hughes
Sebastian specialises in temporary recruitment within financial services. Covering the retail and investment banking, asset management and insurance sectors, Sebastian covers all positions on a fixed term contract, daily or hourly rate basis.
T: 020 7269 2260