Founder and Managing Director
George qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and has worked extensively in both private practice and within industry, predominantly as legal director for a number of global software companies. He established Excello Law in 2009 at the vanguard of a new era in legal services provision, addressing client demands for greater accessibility, quality and value for money.
A specialist in commercial litigation, Jo joined Excello Law in 2009 and is responsible for recruiting lawyers with the commercial acumen, legal expertise and outstanding client relationships who are looking for greater freedom to practise. She listens carefully to what lawyers want to achieve from their move to Excello Law and tailors bespoke solutions to support their practice.
Chief Financial Officer
Jon is a former corporate finance partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers based in London and is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ expertise working with many businesses at board level. He is responsible for financial strategy and investment, ensuring a robust financial platform to support the future growth of the business.
Chief Marketing Officer
Lesley has spent over 20 years working in PR and marketing, across agencies and in-house – including as UK communications director for Compass Group PLC – as well managing her own business. She is responsible for the strategy and implementation of the firm’s digital communications, PR programme and personal marketing support for lawyers.
Dame Janet Gaymer
Janet is an eminent employment lawyer with both public and private sector experience. She is currently a non-executive member of the House of Commons Commission and chair of the House of Commons Administration Estimate and Members Estimate Audit Committees. She was the co-chair (together with Sir Mark Potter) of the Consultation Steering Panel for the Legal Services Education and Training Review.
Victoria is an international executive, adviser and entrepreneur. She has created and built companies from start-up to highly profitable international enterprises turning over hundreds of millions. Victoria was a co-founder of two companies, one of which was successfully sold to a FTSE 100 Group and the other was listed on the US Stock Exchange.
Head of Talent Acquisition
With a career in executive recruitment and a detailed understanding of the legal profession, John heads our talent acquisition programme advising and supporting lawyers from the moment they contact Excello Law. He understands the motivations and challenges for lawyers looking for their next career move and provides sound advice, expert knowledge and practical solutions, working in the strictest confidence with candidates.
Support Team – Excello 360
Deon van Schalkwyk
Support Service Manager
Support Services Assistant