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The Eversheds Sutherland Agile team

The Eversheds Sutherland Agile team has the support of Eversheds Sutherland and our partners across the globe, all working to give you the quality service you expect. Our team utilizes specialist knowledge of international legal requirements, resourcing, recruitment and project management to ensure you have right person working in your team.

David Boyd

David is a partner in ES Consulting with a particular focus on the continued growth of ES Agile. He was previously Head of Banking at Eversheds Sutherland where he had a broad practice acting for lenders and borrowers in relation to a wide range of banking and capital markets transactions. He has operated across many sectors but has particular knowledge of the Financial Institutions sector. Through his client relationships and finance transactional work, as well as senior line management roles within Eversheds Sutherland, he brings extensive experience of legal team strategy and implementation with a focus specifically on resourcing needs and new legal service operating models.

Richard Hill

Richard joined Eversheds Sutherland in 2003 as a manager in our IT department. Specialising in our bespoke applications he worked closely with all areas of the firm to learn what clients were looking for and how we could meet expectations on service levels. In 2010 Richard moved into Eversheds Sutherland Consulting and used this knowledge to help clients with matter management and reporting. After spending time with many of our clients he recognised that although they use law firms for legal expertise, there remained a strong need for high quality, in house resource that would work closely with the business, as well as advising external counsel. The concept for ES Agile was born, and Richard has grown the service to many hundreds of placements, as well as launching in Asia in 2015.

James Lewindon

James leads ES Agile in the UK, having worked on Agile from its inception. He works with clients to deliver legal strategy and resource solutions, and leads on the recruitment and quality assurance of our consultants. James has extensive leadership experience and has delivered projects in business strategy, financial and management controls, information technology, operations and resourcing solutions to world leading brands across the UK, EMEA and APAC regions. James joined Eversheds Sutherland in 2011, bringing ten years’ experience in project and programme management in both government and private sector areas. This included leading a consultancy working with governments in Europe, China, Russia and in the Middle East region, as well as with UK government. James gained an MBA Distinction from the University of Bath, and is PRINCE2 Practitioner qualified.

Vanessa Harvey

Vanessa is the UK Resourcing Lead for Agile in our Eversheds Consulting group. Vanessa previously worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Rolls-Royce, covering both Executive and Early Careers recruitment and the delivery of Onboarding and Induction for new starters. Prior to this, Vanessa was a Group HR Advisor within the Aviation Engineering sector and she has also worked onsite for various investment banks, including Citigroup, Barclays, UBS and Goldman Sachs.

Vanessa has 7 years of recruitment experience and has collected awards at the "TARGET" awards ceremony (2015) and the In-House Recruitment Awards" (2016). Vanessa has a Bachelor's degree in Law (LLB) and is CIPD Qualified.

Contact us

1 Wood Street
London
EC2V 7WS
United Kingdom
Call us: +44 (0)20 7919 4500
Email us: esagile@eversheds-sutherland.com