Hanover, MD (August 31, 2020) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, announced that Cynthia Barnardiston has joined the firm as a managing director in the Interim Legal group. Based in the Singapore office, Cynthia will focus on building MLA’s Interim Legal group in the region, which provides in-house legal departments and law firms with talent resources to address skill gaps, headcount shortage or other bandwidth issues.
Commenting on the appointment, Brent Harris, President EMEA and APAC, said, “We’ve seen our Interim Legal group grow from strength to strength in Europe and are delighted to have Cynthia leading our growth efforts in Asia Pacific. Cynthia has a great reputation in the Singapore interim market and we are pleased to welcome someone with her expertise and experience into the MLA Asia Pacific family.”
A seasoned interim consultant, Cynthia has a strong understanding of the legal recruitment market in Singapore and the unique challenges faced by in-house legal teams and law firms alike. With nearly 15 years in the industry, she has successfully advised clients in Europe and in Asia Pacific on talent solutions across multiple industries including legal, technology and oil & gas.
Cynthia holds a BA (Hons) in Management from the University of Manchester.
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