Our People

Our people are focused on delivering meaningful talent solutions to in-house legal functions.

We believe in modern workforce management, whether it’s your people or ours – we think differently about how careers can be managed.

We overinvest in our talent, because we know people matter, and our people matter to your business. We offer a unique point of view and experience, it’s more than bums on seats. It’s our passion.

Meet Our Team

Scott Brown

Managing Director

Scott started his legal career as a Corporate Lawyer in Scotland. He went on to practice in international law firms in Sydney and London, also completing client secondments in-house.

Scott is passionate about the business of law, but became disillusioned with the private practice business model and founded Heriot Brown to contribute to the growing in-house legal market.

Outside of traditional recruitment channels, Scott is interested in alternative legal services, legal operations and legal technology

Sam Davenport


After studying Business Law modules during his time at University and with a background in customer service, Legal Recruitment was the next logical career step for Sam.

Sam specialises in roles of all levels, from lower level Paralegal through to In House lawyers in the commercial and financial services sectors.

Kevin Hunt

Senior Consultant

Kevin has 20 years recruitment experience in executive search, domestic and international.
Prior to joining Heriot Brown, Kevin’s specialised in recruiting in the Subsurface and Geoscience sectors working with global operator oil companies. He has a strong track record in delivering projects in the Energy, Heavy industry and across several technical based campaigns. 
Specialising in talent engagement and delivery at Heriot Brown, Kevin brings his sector expertise and focusses on recruiting lawyers in-house across the Energy, heavy industry and construction sectors, providing first class shortlisted talent to our clients.

Michi Nishikawa

Senior Consultant

Michi has over 4 years’ experience recruiting in-house lawyers at all levels in the Commerce and Industry sectors.

Having started her career in London specialising in the energy and construction sectors, she then set up a regional desk recruiting in-house lawyers in Bristol and the South West across all sector verticals. 

At Heriot Brown, Michi is leading our regional expansion, with a focus on the South West and Midlands in-house legal markets, which are steadily growing. Our regional offering particularly taps into the increasing demand from lawyers making the decision to migrate out of London and clients accustomed to flexible working solutions. 

Lucy Taylor


Lucy trained and qualified as a lawyer with a leading international law firm before moving into a career in helping lawyers find their dream role in-house. Lucy recruits lawyers of all levels for in-house legal roles with a focus on the e-commerce, retail, luxury and FMCG sectors.