Sonder Team

Discover more about the individuals that make up the Sonder team and their expertise below.  

Sonder Sydney

Matthew Mayes
Senior Consultant

As an Executive Search Consultant in our Sydney office, Matthew specialises in assisting law firms and legal departments in finding and hiring the right legal talent. Matt holds a first-class law degree and deeply understands the legal market in Australia, New Zealand and Ireland.

Claudia Murphy

Upon relocating to Australia from Dublin, Claudia secured a Masters in law and worked as a Paralegal for a market-leading law firm. Now working as a recruiter, Claudia has a strong passion for consultancy, mentorship and helping legal professionals to find a role that compliments their unique skills and attributes.

Gabriella O'Grady
Legal Search Consultant

Gabriella joins Sonder with a wealth of experience in Australian law, having worked as a Banking & Finance associate at Corrs Chambers Westgarth for over two years. Aside from her breadth of legal experience, Gabriella is a former athlete for Australia’s national team.

Joseph Sobbi
Legal Search Consultant
As a resourcer, Joseph supports the team in Australia to source relevant candidates that complement the objectives of our clients. Connecting the world's best legal talent, so both parties can achieve their goals. 

Sonder London

Jonathan Taylor
London Director
Jonathan is a legal recruitment consultant specialising in the private practice, top-tier London market. He leads our London office and has built an impressive network of clients and candidates across all commercial practice areas. 

Dylan Morrison
Senior Consultant
After starting his career at Sonder in our Sydney office, Dylan is now a Senior Legal Recruitment Consultant within the London private practice team. Dylan focuses on connecting legal talent with domestic and international opportunities and covers the world's major jurisdictions.
Jeffrey Dunne

With a solid background of two years in recruitment within another esteemed legal recruitment agency, Jeffrey leverages a strong foundation to assist associates in the London legal sphere in reaching their career aspirations.

Lauren Haggerty
Global Operations Manager
Lauren works with the global Sonder team across Australia, the UK and the US to streamline processes, deliver strategic plans and aid overall business growth to help us best service clients and candidates.
Rebecca Adlington
Marketing Manager
After working with tech start-ups, PR agencies and multinational corporations, Rebecca joined the Sonder team in 2019 to take the Sonder brand to the next level. After beginning her journey in our Sydney office, she's now based in London, coordinating our global marketing efforts. 
Tito Ayantunde

Tito's law degree and experience complements her well-informed yet friendly approach to recruitment and has allowed her to build a large candidate network while forming strong client relationships.

Charles Brasnett

Charles is an Associate Consultant in the London office of Sonder Consultants, focusing on the private practice market. He works with the team to assist lawyers of all levels through every aspect of the recruitment process.

Cecilya Amorim
Marketing Executive

Cecilya combines both her university degree and marketing experience to assist Sonder with digital marketing, content creation and copywriting. While based in London she assists with our global marketing efforts.

Sonder New York

Stefano Barbagallo
New York Associate Director

As a former Big Law Associate in New York, Stefano has first-hand insight in the industry and brings this experience into successfully placing laterals across the US and from Canada and Australia into major US markets.

Daniel Sweeney
Legal Search Consultant
With over 9 years’ experience within the legal industry, Daniel has a passion for the world of work and is leveraging his unique perspective of the recruitment industry, to connect the world’s best talent and the most elite law firms.
Andrew Scholz

Andrew Scholz is an Associate Consultant within our U.S. team of Sonder Consultants working alongside some of the world’s most elite law firms. Andrew specializes in working with attorneys across all major disciplines, particularly in Washington D.C.

Elizabeth Ruocco
Principal Consultant

Elizabeth is a Principal Consultant at Sonder Consultants with over six years of experience practicing law in New York, most recently in Restructuring at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

Sonder Los Angeles

Kevin Sinnott
Managing Director
Kevin founded Sonder Consultants in 2016 and since opened three international office locations and  delivered a number of successful mandates within the legal and financial services industry. He helps lawyers across the globe to advance their careers while supporting the goals of his clients.
Michael McGinnis
Principal Consultant

Michael has a dynamic track record, having honed his skills in partner placements across the U.S. Michael excels in matching law firms with top-tier attorneys seeking partner-level positions, leveraging his skills to facilitate successful, mutually beneficial partnerships.

Cole Evarts
Associate Consultant

Cole Evarts is an Associate Consultant within the U.S. team of Sonder Consultants in Los Angeles. Cole specializes in connecting the best legal talent across the Californian market.