Our executive team

George Bisnought

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.

Joanne Losty

Recruitment Director

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 is also a specialist in commercial litigation including commercial and property dispute resolution, debt recovery and professional negligence claims.

Lesley Potter

Lesley Potter

Chief Marketing Officer

Lesley has spent over 20 years working in PR and marketing, across agencies, in-house – including as UK communications director for Compass Group PLC – and managing her own business. Her work has primarily covered business to business services across a range of sectors including IT and telecoms, professional services, leisure and hospitality.

Sarah James

Financial Controller

Sarah joined Excello Law in 2019 with responsibility for management of the finance department within the firm. She is an experienced finance and HR professional, having previously worked as a senior manager within the offshore industry for Intecsea, which provides insight, engineering and project management.

Jessie Williams

Head of Risk & Compliance

Jessie is a qualified solicitor and joined us from a governance role at Ince. She has also worked in the banking sector with significant responsibilities for adherence to anti money laundering regulations and FCA rules. Jessie spearheads our risk and compliance programme and acts as a key point of contact for our lawyers and their teams.

Deon van Schalkwyk

Operations Manager

As our operations manager, Deon is responsible for managing the systems, office estate and all key infrastructure that supports our lawyers. He and his team have significant operational and project management experience within the legal sector.

Rebecca Lehec

Excello 360 Manager

Rebecca manages our central support services team – Excello 360 – which provides a wide range of organisational, administrative, secretarial and PA resources as needed by our lawyers, as well as providing bespoke induction and training programmes for lawyers, teams and firms transitioning to more agile working at Excello.

Ryan Lock

Senior Technology & Innovation Officer

Ryan worked in systems admin and development within a converged managed services provider before joining Excello. He is responsible for maximising the benefits of our systems platforms, looking for innovation within IT to support enhanced ways of working and acting as a central point of expertise on IT projects and queries.

Our support team

Jessica Middlehurst

Excello 360 Team

Jade Hughes

Excello 360 Team

Sharlene Chitrin

Excello 360 Team

Dorota Kozicka

Excello 360 Team

Angelika Tennyson

Management Accountant

Lindsay McCormack

Senior Legal Cashier

Steven Pennington

Senior Legal Cashier

Joseph Cotgrave

Senior Legal Cashier

Karen Speirs

Accounts Assistant

Tao Pinnock

Marketing Assistant

Nicola Wright

Plot Sales Manager

Chris Parvin-Walsh

Senior Paralegal

Joanne Roe


James Robinson


Ismini Khatsadouri


Ronan McGee


Morfydd Thomas


Carole Spencer


Aryan Gupta


Diane Dunion


Olivia Ellis


Sam Lehec


Abigail Woodcock

Trainee solicitor

Tristen Rogers

Trainee solicitor

Lyndsey McHugh

Legal Secretary

Lisa Sharkey

Legal Secretary

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