eNL - North

7 George Road
Birmingham
West Midlands
B151NP
United Kingdom

Tel: 01214541004

About eNL - North

eNL North

eNL’s Northern team manages the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist Consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Melanie Daly – Senior Legal Consultant

Following graduation from Aston University, Melanie Daly initially worked in the financial services industry before becoming a Recruitment Consultant in 1997. Beginning her career in the IT sector, she moved into legal recruitment in 2001. She handles junior, mid-level and senior appointments in private practices, predominantly in the North of England, working with Solicitors and Partners covering all areas of law. She is a Certified Recruitment Professional (CertRP) and Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (MIRP).

Claire Rankovic – Senior Legal Consultant

Having initially qualified and practised as a Solicitor, Claire began her recruitment career in 2005 and specialised in off-shore recruitment for legal and trust professionals while based in Jersey. Claire joined eNL in 2017 and focuses on Solicitor, Legal Executive and Paralegal appointments in the North region. She has a track record in assisting all levels of Lawyers and disciplines of law and utilises her expertise and knowledge to identify the very best talent on behalf of her clients, while working closely with candidates to understand what is important to them in their next career move. Claire has been described by her clients as a “true professional who always gives everything she does 110%”  and recognised by her candidates as “delivering a prompt and tailored service”.

Fern Shiels – Legal Consultant

Fern began her career in recruitment immediately after graduating from the University of Warwick with a degree in English Literature. Originally working in financial recruitment, she decided to make the move to the legal sector,  joining eNL as a Legal Rescourcer with a view to progressing her career with the company. A dedicated professional with combined experience in client services and human resources, Fern specialises in maximising legal recruitment opportunities across the North of the UK. A skilled human resource specialist, bright, authoritative and professional, Fern reflects a strong work ethic and being resilient and commercially minded, Fern will gain and maintain a competitive advantage for her colleagues and clients alike.

Pasquale Agatiello – In – House Senior Legal Consultant

Pasquale is a specialist recruitment professional with many years’ experience working for some of the most reputable global recruitment organisations in the world. Specialising in in-house legal recruitment he has developed influential client relationships with key organisations across the IT, telecommunications, energy, FMCG and financial services sectors. He has developed an extensive network of active and passive candidates from around the EMEA region, thus ensuring clients and candidates work with an expert who really understands their business and is ideally placed to meet their strategic hiring requirements. Recruiting at all levels up to General Counsel, Pasquale is experienced in retained, search and contingency based recruitment campaigns.

Kaye Thumpston – Locum Divisional Manager

Kaye is the Divisional Manager within eNL’s locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. She has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006 and is well placed to offer sound career advice. Educated to postgraduate level, including a First Class Honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough understanding of what clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and clients.

Lauren Harris - Locum Consultant

Lauren is the newest consultant to join our North division, dealing primarily with Locum/Interim recruitment. She has previous experience working within Private Practice which has enabled her to grasp a full and comprehensive understanding of the legal system in an assortment of practice areas. This experience makes her well placed to provide sound career advice to develop your legal career. Lauren is focused on developing her knowledge of the recruitment market which will assist in her progression within eNL.

  • Understanding of the legal industry having worked alongside legal professionals ranging from Legal Assistants to Senior Partners
  • Focusing on the North East, North West and Yorkshire specialising in the appointment of interim qualified and non-qualified legal professionals across the in-house, private practice and public sector markets
  • Aims to provide clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance

Katie Biffin –  Legal Resourcer

Since graduating from the University of Plymouth with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology,  Katie was undecided what career she should pursue. In December 2011, she was given the opportunity to join eNL on a temporary basis, building up her experience and knowledge of the legal recruitment industry. Having shown determination and panache,  Katie was offered a permanent position at eNL as a Legal Resourcer supporting the locum, in-house and private practice division. 

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