Key people

Our team is organised by practice, sector and geographical expertise ensuring you receive expert advice; tailored to suit your needs. We strive to be exceptional and to meet the highest personal and professional standards, operating with integrity at all times. The track record and success of our team is a testament to our commitment to our clients and candidates.

Sophie Partner
Director, UK, Europe and Middle East
Sophie Partner

Director, UK, Europe and Middle East

Sophie advises on strategic recruitment in Europe; the Middle East and Asia for UK and US law firms. She joined V&P in 2010 and has focussed on senior level hires in the Corporate and Finance spaces, advising on Partner and team moves in Europe and the Middle East. She also has particular experience in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors. She is a French speaker and graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in English Literature and French having also spent a year studying at L’Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3. Sophie is very keen on all aspects of assessment and cultural fit to ensure that the right hire/move is made and completed a Masters in Psychology (MSc) in 2015 to further her understanding of people and organisations.

+44 (0)207 980 3036
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Tracy Burrows
Director, Asia
Tracy Burrows

Director, Asia

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.

+65 6832 5148
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Anaïs Plisson
Associate Director
Anaïs Plisson

Associate Director

Anaïs is a bilingual French national. 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 a wide range of search mandates and, with an excellent network across Paris; Brussels and London, she works with international firms looking to grow their existing teams in Continental Europe as well as for firms opening new offices. She has hired partners / teams in International Arbitration / Disputes, Finance, Antitrust / Trade, Corporate and IP.

+44 (0) 207 980 3025
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Francesca Vaughan
Associate Director
Francesca Vaughan

Associate Director

Fran advises on searches in the private wealth and real estate practice areas. This interest in private wealth and real estate dates back to her Law degree (LL.B) when she realised that she particularly enjoyed the equity & trusts, family and land law modules. This, plus an interest in people, people strategy, and organisational development led her to develop a career as a head-hunter. She works in the team responsible for some of London’s largest private wealth moves in last few years including the move of an entire private client department and a significant family team. She has developed a diverse practice working with prominent UK and international firms to succeed in making their strategic private wealth and real estate hires.

+44 (0) 20 7980 3029
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Caitlin McCreight
Associate Director
Caitlin McCreight

Associate Director

Caitlin joined V&P Global in 2018 and focuses on searches within Competition & Antitrust, Trade and Regulatory law in continental Europe but in particular in London, Brussels and Paris. She has been involved in successful hires of Competition, Trade and Regulatory teams for global and US law firms and has worked on mandates including new office openings for top 50 US firms. She is a bilingual English/French speaker and has a BA Hons in International Relations and Management from the University of St. Andrews and an MSc in International Management from King’s College London.

+44 (0) 20 7980 3026
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Morris Goodman
Senior Consultant
Morris Goodman

Senior Consultant

Morris joined V&P Global in 2021 and focuses on searches within Corporate, M&A, Private Equity, Equity Capital Markets, Venture Capital, and Taxation, in London and across Continental Europe.  

He works in the team responsible for some of London’s most high profile partner moves over the last few years including team moves and office openings.  

Morris graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Classical Civilisation, and has a strong interest in business and financial markets. He has almost 16 years of specialised executive recruitment experience in partner hires.  

+44 (0) 20 7980 3035
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Chris Makishima
Consultant
Chris Makishima

Consultant

Chris read Politics and History at the LSE and gained an in-depth knowledge of financial markets and international business as well as a strong foundation for creative, analytical thinking. He has been interested in the financial, legal and technology sectors from an early age, having been involved with the design of data-driven platforms, with a strong interest in blockchain technologies. He has also spent time previously at Mayer Brown JSM, Beijing prior to specialising in legal recruitment. He currently works with international law firms in London and Hong Kong. Chris is trilingual and speaks English, Japanese and Mandarin.

+44 207 980 3037
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London
Emma Lopez
Consultant
Emma Lopez

Consultant

Emma trained and qualified as a lawyer, having completed her BA Law and then an LLM on Commercial and Corporate Law at Queen Mary University of London. She has worked on mergers and acquisitions as well as IPO’s and bond issuance under Rule 144A and Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933 of the USA. She has also led several mergers and spin off projects such as the restructurings. She joined V&P Global to focus on searches for UK and US law firms in corporate M&A and ECM in London, Madrid and Latin America. She works in the team responsible for a number of partner and team moves. She is also currently working on a number searches for prominent UK & US firms. Emma is bilingual Spanish/English.

+44 207 980 3033
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London UK
Michaela Curry
Consultant
Michaela Curry

Consultant

Michaela has had experience working in law firms in the Middle East and studied law at the University of Kent graduating with a BA degree in Law (LLB). She has always been particularly interested in the intersection of law and the commercial world particularly relating to the economy and international trade and at V&P she focuses on searches internationally, mainly in competition and trade, as well as commercial law, working on assignments for UK and US law firms. She is a bilingual English/Tagalog speaker and is intermediate in Greek and Spanish.

+44 207 980 3028
25 Eastcheap EC3M 1DE London

LONDON

25 Eastcheap
London
EC3M 1DE
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7980 3030
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DUBAI

Middle East Desk
25 Eastcheap
London
EC3M 1DE
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7980 3030
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SINGAPORE

Singapore Land Tower
50 Raffles Place #19-00
Singapore, 048623
Tel: +65 6631 2727
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HONG KONG

Hong Kong & China Desk
50 Raffles Place #19-00
Singapore, 048623
Tel: +65 6631 2727
info@vandpglobal.com