Our Team

Our team is talented and diverse, and we place equal importance on supporting the profession by guiding and mentoring a new generation of lawyers and securing our firm’s growth.

Anjanette Pavell

Anjanette Pavell

Founder & Director

Anjanette is a founder and director of Co-Counsel. She has over 30 years’ experience working for City/Wall Street law firms, as European General Counsel to an S&P 500 company and running a negotiation and procurement consultancy. She qualified as a corporate lawyer but now specialises in both corporate and commercial transactions.

Lisa Patmore

Lisa Patmore

Partner & Director

Lisa is a partner and director of Co-Counsel. She has over 20 years’ experience working in international and highly respected employment practices. She advises clients in a range of sectors and on a range of issues, from senior executive terminations, sensitive discrimination claims and personal data in the workplace to general day to day queries and policy drafting.

Anneliese Aulton

Anneliese Aulton

Senior Solicitor

Anneliese has over 15 years’ experience as a commercial lawyer and has worked for leading national and regional law firms. Anneliese advises on a wide range of commercial issues and has particular strength in projects involving licensing intellectual property, technology and data protection. She is also a visiting law lecturer at University College London.

Ben Kieft

Ben Kieft

Senior Solicitor

Ben is an experienced solicitor and joined Co-Counsel in March 2020. Prior to that he had over 10 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer at a US firm in the City, working closely with clients in the technology, biotech and healthcare sectors on domestic and cross-border transactions. Ben enjoys advising clients on a broad range of corporate matters.

Caroline Savage

Practice Manager

Caroline has worked with Co-Counsel since 2014. She has over 25 years’ experience as a legal PA and has worked for several City based London law firms. She now enjoys a diverse role ranging from people management through to finance, facilities and administration and is responsible for the seamless daily running of the practice.

Daniel Fernandes

Paralegal

Daniel joined Co-Counsel as a paralegal in December 2020, having worked previously as an administrative assistant at a City law firm after completing his LLB degree. Daniel now enjoys working with Co-Counsel’s lawyers and clients on a wide range of commercial matters.

Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson

Paralegal

Emily joined Co-Counsel as a paralegal in July 2019 after completing an MA Law conversion course, having previously worked in customer service roles specialising in complaint resolution. Emily now enjoys working with Co-Counsel’s lawyers on a wide range of commercial matters.

Hugo Anthony

Paralegal

Hugo joined Co-Counsel as a paralegal in July 2021 on graduating from university, having gained experience in between his studies in a range of sectors such as insurance, marketing, education and law. Hugo is now combining working at Co-Counsel with studying a Law Conversion Course and enjoys working with Co-Counsel’s lawyers and clients on a wide range of commercial matters.

Ian Charlton

Ian Charlton

Partner

Ian has over 20 years’ experience with international law firms in London and Australia and has held senior in-house roles with FTSE top 10 multinationals in the UK and Asia-Pacific. Originally a litigation lawyer, Ian now undertakes a range of commercial matters with a focus on complex IT and outsourcing transactions.

Jacqui Skovron

Partner

Jacqui has over 25 years’ experience as a commercial property lawyer dealing with a broad spectrum of property work. She has acted for commercial and residential developers, worked as in-house counsel for a property developer and an asset management company and has lectured on the Legal Practice Course. She now specialises in the Electronic Communications Code and commercial wayleave negotiations.

Joel Surendran

Joel Surendran

Solicitor

Joel is a solicitor, having trained and qualified with Co-Counsel, in February 2018. Prior to that he had 6 years of international, commercial and dispute management experience working as a paralegal for both a City law firm in London and a large US global law firm working in the Middle East. Joel enjoys advising on the full range of commercial matters undertaken by Co-Counsel.

Julia Jackson

Consultant

Julia has over 25 years’ experience in the field of immigration and nationality law.  Julia specialises in business and executive immigration advising clients on strategic immigration planning, international recruitment and assignments and management of immigration status from first UK arrival to naturalisation.  Julia regularly provides training to employers to understand compliance and risks around immigration issues and sponsorship.

Karen Skilton

Executive Assistant

Karen joined Co-Counsel as an Executive Assistant in August 2021.  She has over 20 years’ experience as a Legal PA/Secretary working with leading individuals in top City/international law firms. Karen assists our legal team and works closely with Caroline Savage, our Practice Manager. She has also completed her LLB law degree.

Kavitha Ganeshan

Kavitha Ganeshan

Solicitor

Kavitha qualified into the tax department of a Magic Circle law firm in 1999. She later spent a number of years working as a tax associate in the structured finance department of a large US law firm’s London office. Having joined Co-Counsel in 2016, Kavitha now works on a variety of commercial matters. She has particular experience in the telecoms sector, specialising in regulatory and consumer-related law.

Leah Johnstone

Legal PA

Leah joined Co-Counsel as a Legal PA in November 2020. She has over 7 years of experience as a Legal Secretary/Team PA, working in a variety of legal fields for numerous London law firms. Leah assists all members of the team and works closely with our Practice Manager, Caroline.

Madi Moeiri-Farsi

Madi Moeiri-Farsi

Solicitor

Madi has been at Co-Counsel since August 2018, having previously worked as a paralegal at a City law firm in disputes and key account management. Madi trained and qualified at Co-Counsel as a solicitor in September 2021 and works on a full range of commercial matters including IP/IT, data protection and commercial wayleave negotiations.

Michael Prosser

Michael Prosser

Senior Solicitor

Michael has over 35 years experience in corporate/commercial law, having practised in the City and for some years in New York. He came to England after qualifying and practising briefly in South Africa. His experience includes corporate finance, flotations, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, demergers, joint ventures and general commercial contracts.

Nangeloum Ursell-Djourna

Nangeloum Ursell-Djourna

Solicitor

Nange trained with Co-Counsel, qualifying as a Solicitor in early 2016. Before that he worked for 9 years as a senior paralegal at a City law firm engaged on a range of complex arbitration and litigation matters. Nange works on a full range of commercial matters with particular experience in the Electronic Communications Code, on-line business and Company set up.

Robin Ugbade-Campbell

Robin Ugbade-Campbell

Solicitor

Robin has been with Co-Counsel since September 2017, having worked previously in hospitality alongside his law conversion course. He qualified as a solicitor in September 2021 and works with Co-Counsel’s lawyers and clients on a wide range of commercial matters with a particular focus on Data Protection, IP and IT matters.