Anja Skvortsova Consultant

Anja Skvortsova - Legal Recruiter London


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I am passionate about working in strategic partnership with my candidates and clients to tailor the search approach to the company’s specific needs. I have built a strong network of general counsel, assistant general counsel and heads of legal across many sectors and geographies, which trust the quality of talent I deliver.

Anja Skvortsova is a Consultant in our London office. She is a member of our established In-House Practice Group focusing on the placement of general counsel and in-house counsel across a diverse client base throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Anja undertakes retained search mandates, placing senior lawyers and compliance professionals, into a variety of sectors including energy & natural resources, technology, outsourcing/support services, media, pharmaceutical/healthcare, consumer goods/services, travel/leisure, property/construction, insurance, private equity and funds.

Anja grew up in Western Siberia before moving to the UK. She is bilingual in Russian and English, loves to travel and enjoys fitness training and the outdoors.


Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Anja was an Engagement Manager in the Global Industrial Practice at Heidrick & Struggles, London, focusing on executive appointments within alternative and renewable energy, clean technology, oil and gas, mining and private equity and infrastructure funds. In addition, Anja undertook general counsel searches across the industrial market for the EMEA region. Her earlier career was spent with Michael Page International's London office managing the finance practice, where she focused on recruiting senior finance professionals into FTSE-listed and PE-backed businesses within industry and commerce.


University of Warwick, Warwick Business School: MA, Organization Studies

University of Warwick, Warwick Business School: BSc, Management Sciences