Central Business Team

Executive Team

George Bisnought

Founder and Managing Director
George qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and has worked extensively in both private practice and within industry, predominantly as legal director for a number of global software companies. He established Excello Law in 2009 at the vanguard of a new era in legal services provision, addressing client demands for greater accessibility, quality and value for money.

Joanne Losty

Recruitment Director
Jo joined Excello Law in 2009 and is responsible for recruiting lawyers with the commercial acumen, legal expertise and outstanding client relationships who are looking for greater freedom to practise. She is also a specialist in commercial litigation including commercial and property dispute resolution, debt recovery and professional negligence claims.

Jon Harrison

Chief Financial Officer
Jon is a former Corporate Finance Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers based in London and is a Chartered Accountant with more than 20 years' expertise working with many businesses, including at board level, advising on strategy, maximising shareholder value, fund raising, finance, disposals, acquisitions and management buy-outs.

Lesley Potter

Chief Marketing Officer
Lesley has spent over 20 years working in PR and marketing, across agencies, in-house - including as UK communications director for Compass Group PLC - and managing her own business. Her work has primarily covered business to business services across a range of sectors including IT and telecoms, professional services, leisure and hospitality.

Advisory Team

Dame Janet Gaymer

Janet is an eminent employment lawyer with both public and private sector experience. She is currently a Non-Executive member of the House of Commons Commission and Chair of the House of Commons Administration Estimate and Members Estimate Audit Committees. She was the Co-Chair (together with Sir Mark Potter) of the Consultation Steering Panel for the Legal Services Education and Training Review.

Victoria Vaksman

Victoria is an international executive, adviser and entrepreneur. Victoria has created and built companies from start-up to highly profitable international enterprises turning over hundreds of millions. Victoria was a co-founder of two companies, one of which was successfully sold to a FTSE 100 Group and the other was listed on the US Stock Exchange.

Talent Acquisition Team

John Lacey

Head of Talent Acquisition

Paramjit Kaur

Researcher

Support Team – Excello 360

Deon van Schalkwyk

Operations Manager

Rebecca Lehec

Support Service Manager

Amanda Stockford

Chester Office Manager

Lisa Sharkey

Legal Secretary

Lucia Cassidy

Legal Secretary

Sharlene Chitrin

Personal Assistant

Melanie Woodward

Operations Assistant

Carole Spencer

Paralegal

Danielle Stanley

Paralegal

Zahra Mahmood

Paralegal

Daisy Porter

Trainee solicitor

Stuart Phillips

Paralegal

Patricia Taylor

Paralegal

Laurence Laidler

Paralegal

Ruth Harrison

Paralegal

Carol Clare

Legal Supervisor

Lindsay McCormack

Legal Cashier