Hanover, MD (May 2, 2018) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced that Evangelos Apostolou has joined the firm as an international in-house consultant, based in London and Singapore. Evangelos will focus on recruiting in-house general counsels and providing expert advisory services to corporations across EMEA and APAC.
Evangelos leads the review and assessment of in-house legal departments with an emphasis on the redesign and implementation of operating models. His key areas of advisory expertise include: off-shoring and legal process outsourcing, legal process reengineering and optimization, resourcing strategy and spend management, operations and infrastructure, use of technology, communications, succession planning and legal professional development frameworks.
Evangelos brings a wealth of experience to the role. He has lived and worked internationally in India, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Middle East in addition to the UK, where he is qualified as a barrister and a solicitor. Evangelos was previously an equity partner and general counsel of Ernst & Young in Asia Pacific and VP, Chief Counsel APAC for British Telecom. He has also served as a principal of an Ernst & Young law practice member firm in SE Asia and as EMEA president for one of the world’s leading contract management software houses. He is an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre and has taught as an adjunct professor of law at both the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong University.
“I am delighted to be joining Major, Lindsey and Africa’s in-house practice group,” said Evangelos. “I particularly look forward to supporting MLA’s continued high paced growth in EMEA and APAC. This is an exciting opportunity to use my experience to help organizations source GCs that will lead and transform their in-house legal functions at a time of unprecedented change for the legal profession and the in-house community.”
“Evangelos’ comprehensive in-house experience and first-hand understanding of the role of the GC means he is ideally positioned to provide strategic advice and insight to help other GCs structure their in-house legal services,” said Brent Harris, MLA’s vice president for EMEA and APAC. “Evangelos is a true authority in his field, adding considerably to the existing expert consultancy services that Major, Lindsey and Africa already provides to clients.”
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the largest and most experienced legal search firm in the world. With more than 25 offices worldwide, Major, Lindsey & Africa has earned recognition for its track record of successful general counsel, corporate counsel, partner, associate and law firm management placements. The firm also provides law firms and companies with highly specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, Major, Lindsey & Africa recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The firm considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. Major, Lindsey & Africa is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions.
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