Suzy O'Keefe Practice Leader, Associate Practice Group EMEA

Major, Lindsey & Africa Search Consultant

Suzy O'Keefe is an experienced Consultant and Practice Leader, EMEA Associate Practice Group in the London office. She specialises in placing high-quality lawyers into leading law firms in London, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She has a wealth of experience advising lawyers in a range of practice areas from junior to senior associate and counsel level with a particular expertise in placing US corporate and capital markets associates in London and Europe. Suzy places lawyers on both a contingent and retained and/or exclusive basis.

Suzy is focused on continually driving herself and her team towards delivering an exceptional service to the law firms and candidates they represent. For two consecutive years, Suzy has been one of Major, Lindsey & Africa's top performers both in the Associate Practice Group globally and in the London office. Having been a corporate lawyer herself, Suzy is passionate about helping lawyers find the right opportunities to progress their careers and assisting the law firms she works with in attracting and hiring the best talent for their teams.

Experience

After completing the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law of England and Wales, Guildford, Suzy went on to train at a top regional law firm, qualifying into the firm's corporate department where she remained for over two years before pursuing a career in legal recruitment. She worked with another leading international recruitment company before joining Major, Lindsey & Africa in 2010.

Education

The College of Law, Guildford: Legal Practice Course

University of Southampton: B.A., Law and Politics

Ryde School with Upper Chine, Isle of Wight: GCSEs and A-Levels

Associations

Women in Law London initiative (WILL), a fantastic network aimed at pre-partnership (or top level in-house) women lawyers