Bente obtained a Bachelors in Commerce from Copenhagen Business College in Copenhagen, Denmark. Previously she worked for Phillip Morris International as a Sales Consultant, where she was responsible for the Scandinavian duty free market.
Bente also has experience of advertising having worked for Denmarks´second largest newspaper Pollitiken, where she initiated a new publication called ”Politiken Köpenhamn".
Having joined the Legalis team in September 2012, Bente is excited to begin her next new adventure.
Language Skills: English, Danish, German and Spanish
Mobile: +52 (55) 49573205
Christian is the consultant responsible for the Nordic and Czech markets. He originally joined Legalis in 2008, specializing in recruiting for law firms and in-house legal departments in CEE. After two years of serving mainly the Czech and Slovak markets he completed his second master’s degree in his native Finland and was hired as a Senior Associate for the Nordic desk of a major German executive search company. After working as an executive search generalist for the Nordic market Christian rejoined Legalis in 2012. Christian has two masters’ degrees (2007 and 2011) from the University of Abo Akademi, Turku, Finland.
Language skills: Swedish, Finnish, English, German, Czech
Mobile: ++358 442727391
David joined Legalis in 2007, and specializes in expatriates and partner/team moves in Emerging Europe and Latin America, as well as handling a number of Legalis’ key regional client relationships. Before joining Hudson, David practiced law for international law firms in San Francisco and Moscow. He has a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, a Master’s Degree from St. Louis University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan. He is based in Budapest.
Language skills: English, Russian
Telephone: +36 188 28 706
Mobile: +36 20 806 2522
Ellen has some 20 years of experience assisting law firms and corporate legal departments in Central and Eastern Europe, and now focuses exclusively on Partner and Team Moves and Firm Mergers. She is American, and is a 1987 graduate of the University of La Crosse, Wisconsin. She lives in Budapest with her husband and two children.
Language skills: English
Telephone: +36 188 28 701
Mobile: +36 20 962 9162
Liesel is a South African and UK qualified lawyer who practiced as a corporate/commercial attorney in South Africa from 2003 to 2010 before joining the Legalis team in February, 2011. Liesel graduated with an LL.B from the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg) in 2000. She is based in Budapest.
Language skills: English, Afrikaans, Bulgarian
Telephone: +36 188 28 711
Mobile: +36 20 529 6560
Mariana obtained her Law Degree from Universidade Cândido Mendes in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, in 2009. She worked as a junior lawyer in a major Brazilian law firm in Rio de Janeiro and was responsible for controlling processes and execution of tax research and tax analysis projects. Having joined the Legalis team in September 2012, Mariana is excited to leverage her hands-on experience in the legal industry to source the perfect-fit candidates for her clients.
Language Skills: Portuguese, English and Spanish
Mobile: +55 11 99621 7330
Orsolya has been recruiting lawyers at all levels for corporate legal departments, financial institutions, and law firms in the Emerging European markets for almost 10 years. She specializes in both private practice and in-house placements of partners, general counsels and legal teams. Though born in Hungary, Orsi was raised and educated in the United States, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the State University of New York. She returned to Budapest in 1998, and is living in the Hungarian capital with her husband and two small children.
Language skills: Hungarian, English
Telephone: +36 188 28 702
Mobile: +36 20 916 2252
Pawel has been assisting law firm and corporate clients in Poland and Kazakhstan since 2007.He holds a Master’s degree in Law from the School of Commerce and Law in Warsaw, with a specialization in International Law. He is currently based in his native Warsaw.
Language skills: Polish, English
Mobile: +48 698 660 656
Prerna joined Legalis in 2007 and has focused exclusively on serving law firm and corporate clients in Bucharest since 2009. She has a degree Business Administration from the University of Pune in India in addition to a number of HR diplomas obtained through participating in a number of seminars and workshops.
Language skills: Hindi, Hungarian, English, French
Telephone: +36 188 28 710
Mobile: +36 20 458 8329
Ron is the Principal Consultant responsible for the Austrian and Slovenian markets. He is actively recruiting for law firms and in-house legal departments. Ron began his legal career working as a lawyer on large scale litigation projects in the United States. He worked on a number of high profile cases for some of the largest international law firms in the world.
Language skills: English
Telephone: +36 188 28 708
Mobile: +36 20 530 3066
Veselin was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and currently is obtaining a Law degree in Vienna, Austria. He joined the Legalis team in July 2012 and is the consultant responsible for the Bulgarian market. Veselin is based in Vienna.
Language skills: Bulgarian, English, German, Spanish
Mobile (Austria): +43 699 190 459 57
Mobile (Bulgaria): +359 884 19 20 38