Lisa Owens is a member of the EMEA In-House Counsel Practice, based in London. She is a qualified lawyer with many years’ experience as a legal search consultant in London and Singapore. Lisa focuses on general counsel, chief compliance officer and other regional and senior counsel retained search projects, working with international corporates, investment funds and financial institutions in the UK and mainland Europe.
Lisa has worked across a wide range of roles and industry sectors and she has built a significant network with particular expertise within the life science, technology and IP markets.
For more than 20 years, Lisa has been recruiting legal talent across EMEA and Asia Pacific. She has successfully completed recruitment projects in the UK, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Malaysia for leading brands across a number of diverse sectors. Lisa joined Major, Lindsey & Africa from Adamson & Partners, where she specialised in cross–border moves for IP counsel and other senior lawyers and compliance professionals. She successfully contributed to the growth of the European in-house search business and her recent experience includes placing global and regional general counsel, heads of compliance and data privacy.
Lisa has also built a portfolio of experience supporting international clients to set up and/or restructure legal and compliance teams during periods of growth and change. She is one of the most experienced search consultants in the European legal market.
Called to the English Bar: 1992
University of Southampton: LLB, with honours