Melinda Wallman is one of the leading legal search consultants in the London market and the best known for the placement of senior women. A former corporate lawyer, she moved into search in 1997. She focuses on law firm partner / team representation. She has placed partners and teams with most AmLaw 100 and UK top 20 law firms, including women returning to the law after career breaks.
Melinda is passionate about helping women and minorities to achieve their career goals. In addition to search, Melinda works widely in the diversity and inclusion space. Melinda has run her XX Advantage network since 2009 as a way to connect female lawyers and to help them to achieve their career goals. She is the Vice-Chair-International of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum and launched the London chapter in 2015.