Frankvarela

Frank Varela

CEO

Frank has been a leading player in UK and international lateral partner recruitment for many years having been responsible for 100s of team moves, office openings and partner moves at all levels. Frank is the founder and Chief Executive of V&P Global.


Frank Varela

+44 (0) 20 7980 3031
fvarela@vandpglobal.com

John Stokes

John Stokes

Real Estate

John has specialised in recruiting real estate partners since joining V&P in 2013. He has advised law firms on strategic recruitment for many years and is listed in the official “Who’s Who of Recruitment”.


John Stokes

+44 (0) 207 980 3034
jstokes@vandpglobal.com

Sophie Partner

Sophie Partner

Energy, Infrastructure & Transportation EMEA 

Sophie focusses on moves in the Energy, Infrastructure and Transportation sectors including searches in renewables, oil & gas, power, aviation, rail and shipping across a range of specialisms including corporate, project development, project finance and asset finance, advising on Partner and team moves. She joined V&P in 2010 and has worked in the UK, European and more recently Asian and Middle East legal markets. She is a fluent French speaker and has a Masters in Psychology.


Sophie Partner
London:
+44 (0)207 980 3036
spartner@vandpglobal.com

Sam Futerman

Sam Futerman

Partner

Sam Futerman joined V&P Global in 2007, having previously specialised in dispute resolution and arbitration for 8 years with Lovells and Ince & Co. He has completed significant mandates in disputes and in finance. On the finance side he has completed searches including asset finance, real estate finance financial services, funds, and general banking. In the disputes space, he has recruited teams of litigators, arbitrators as well as merging a litigation boutique into a larger litigation focussed firm.


Sam Futerman

+44 (0) 207 980 3037
sfuterman@vandpglobal.com

Anais Plisson

Anais Plisson

London, Paris, Brussels

Anaïs is a bilingual French national who has lived in London for the past 3 years. Having trained at La Caisse des Dépôts, the national public bank, she gained a good understanding of business and finance and joined V&P Global as an associate in 2015. She has worked on search mandates in Paris, London and Brussels acting for international firms looking to grow their existing teams in Continental Europe as well as for firms opening new offices.


Anais Plisson
+44 (0) 207 980 3025
aplisson@vandpglobal.com

Tracyburrows

Tracy Burrows

Partner  & Head of Asia Practice

Tracy joined V&P in 2006 and has worked on international mandates including all over Europe and Asia. She is now based in Singapore and advises on partner and team moves across the region. Prior to V&P, she was a lawyer for a number of years with Ernst & Young.

Tracy Burrows
Singapore:
Tel: +65 6832 5148
Mobile: +65 8385 0225
tburrows@vandpglobal.com

Mirandashowler

Miranda Showler

International Consultant, MENA

Miranda focusses on technology and IP searches having qualified as a solicitor with Addleshaw Goddard in London and also worked in-house with Vodafone and Three in the UK, before relocating to Dubai in 2010 where she joined DLA Piper in the TMT department. Miranda works on mandates across jurisdictions and joined V&P Global in 2016.


Miranda Showler
Dubai +971 4 224 4436
mshowler@vandpglobal.com

Hannawhiskin

Hannah Whiskin

Associate, London

Hannah supports the partners, focusing on searches in Private Capital, Family, Corporate and Real Estate. Working with a select group of law firms, partners and teams working closely on strategic global recruitment projects.


Hannah Whiskin
+44 (0) 207 980 3035
hwhiskin@vandpglobal.com

James Quick

James Quick

Private Client and Family

James specialises in recruiting within the Private Wealth sectors of Tax, Trusts, Probate, Matrimonial and their related contentious elements. James has advised firms on international expansion, internal strategic growth, team moves and individual Partner and Associate hires across the UK and wider International market. He has been recruiting lawyers for nearly a decade and has recently handled 2 of the largest ever family and private client team moves.


James Quick

+44 (0) 207 980 3033
jquick@vandpglobal.com

Danielroe

Daniel Roe

Associate, London

Daniel focuses primarily on searches in disputes, covering both litigation and international arbitration, working on mandates predominantly in London for both UK and US law firms.


Daniel Roe
+44 (0) 207 980 3039
droe@vandpglobal.com

Junlee

Jun Lee

Associate, London

Jun is bilingual in Korean and English. He has an excellent academic background having been educated in the US and the UK: he has an MSc in Business and Law; an LLB from Liverpool University and a BA in Telecommunications & Advertisement from Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Jun’s legal background and interest in commercial & corporate matters has been put to good use at V&P Global where he focuses on searches for UK and US law firms in corporate and M&A, both in London and throughout Asia, working with our Singapore office.

Jun Lee
London:
Tel: +44 (0)207 980 3040

jlee@vandpglobal.com