Our team has a real passion for change in the legal industry. We've all experienced frustrations with traditional models and wanted to be part of something game-changing. It's exciting to have such a dedicated and inspiring team

Titus Rahiri CEO & Founder

Titus Rahiri.

CEO & Founder

Titus is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in private practice and as a general counsel across Europe and Asia-Pacific. He has led legal teams in NZX, FTSE and NASDAQ listed companies as well as high growth and 'unicorn' businesses on a range of matters including general corporate and commercial, business advisory and strategic risk and compliance. Titus has experience in technology, digital and e-commerce across various industries and has a keen interest in the legal transformation space and the business of law.

Past work: Powa Technologies, Expedia Inc., British Sky Broadcasting, King & Wood Mallesons, Mercury, Russell McVeagh

Education:
- Executive MBA, Cass Business School, London UK
- LLB, BSocSc (International Politics), University of Waikato, New Zealand

Natasha Norton.

General Manager, North Asia & Growth

A recognised leader, Natasha is an experienced senior executive with 20 years experience in technology & management consulting; focusing on innovation (new ways of working), strategy and emerging tech. Natasha works with customers to understand their challenges and partners with them to drive value and quality outcomes. 

Joining KorumLegal in 2021, Natasha is looking forward to growing our footprint in North Asia and driving growth globally for the company.  With significant experience in managing the operational function & strategic direction of growing organisations, she has a keen ability to identify opportunities in the market that require focus and empowering the people she works with to be better and do better every day.

Past work: MTR, Accuteque, Telstra, Ernst & Young, PwC, AXA, Merill Lynch & ANZ 

Education: Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Melbourne Business School, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology & Australian National University 

Rob Shakespeare.

General Manager, SEA & EMEA

Rob is an English qualified senior corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience across European and Asian markets.

Rob joined KorumLegal in May 2019 having previously worked as a corporate lawyer in the London team of a US law firm before moving to Singapore in 2016 to help develop their mainstream corporate and commercial practice for the Asia-Pacific region. He has  supported global corporate clients with M&A, investments, joint ventures and other business expansion strategies.

Rob’s client experience includes  secondments, public and private corporates, family offices, entrepreneurs and investment funds across a variety of industries and sectors, in particular financial services, technology and consumer goods & services.

Past work: Squire Patton Boggs

Education: LLB (Hons), University of Bristol, UK and University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Matt Roberts.

Head of Customer Solutions & Operations, North Asia

Matt has spent his career to date working within the legal space. Initially, London based, working for a specialist boutique recruitment firm as Head of Legal, before relocating to Hong Kong in order to set up the firm’s first Asia office and further establish their presence in the APAC region. Now, as part of our HQ function, Matt utilises his extensive EMEA and APAC legal market knowledge to help build the KorumLegal brand, strengthen our existing customer and consultant relationships and promote KorumLegal’s capabilities to the market.

Past work: WSR Recruitment

Education: BSc (Geography), Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Charné Van Biljon.

Head of Business Development & Sales - North Asia

Charné is a South-African qualified lawyer who started her legal career at ENSAfrica, Africa’s largest law firm. In 2015, she moved to Hong Kong where she has since gained broad legal, business development and project management experience. Charné has previously worked as Legal Counsel in Hong Kong and then moved to join a start-up in the intelligence and investigations space where she was responsible for the growth and development of the business in the APAC and African regions.

Charné loves to identify new business growth opportunities and has a flair for bringing people together. She looks forward to strengthening the KorumLegal brand by expanding our customer and consultant base and promoting KorumLegal’s capabilities to the North Asia market. 
 

Past work: Kalavinka Advisors, Sovereign Trust, ENSafrica (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Languages: Afrikaans and English
 

Education: Bachelor of Laws, University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Charlotte Lam.

Consultant Solutions Manager

Charlotte began her career in the legal industry 5 years ago. Prior to joining KorumLegal, she dealt with all-level legal positions within APAC including traineeships, and attorney training programme management for two of the largest US law firms - Latham & Watkins and Kirkland & Ellis. Before getting into recruitment, Charlotte undertook roles at HSBC and Epiq Systems. 

Given her background in traditional firms, she is very excited to explore and enhance her knowledge about the NewLaw world. Outside of work, Charlotte can be found either with her precious furry kids, doing yoga or playing video games!

Past work: Kirkland & Ellis, Latham & Watkins, HSBC, Epiq Systems  

Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Education: BA (Communication Studies), University of Western Australia, Australia

Satinder Sohal.

Growth Marketing Executive

Satinder joined KorumLegal as a law graduate intern in 2018 and then took up the role aa growth marketing executive. She is excited to explore non-traditional legal opportunities and innovation in the legal space.  She has a keen interest in NewLaw and LegalTech and how it is changing the legal industry.  She has also enjoyed her return to Hong Kong which has enabled her to improve her Cantonese!

Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English and Cantonese (intermediate) 

Education: LLB (Hons), Coventry University, United Kingdom

João Costa.

Legal Consultant & Legal Project Manager

João is a commercial lawyer with over 5 years' experience in private practice. He has worked as a lawyer and a consultant in Portugal, Macau and Hong Kong and has experience in Commercial Law, Banking and Finance and Compliance. João is interested in how technology is reshaping law and the future of LegalTech.

Past work: Optima Partners, Manuela Antonio – Lawyers and Notaries, PLMJ Law Firm

Education:
- MBA, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
- Bachelor of Arts in Law – Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal

Jamie Daquial.

Finance and Operations Manager

Jamie is a financial controller and has relevant experience of around 10 years. She has previously worked in various SMEs in Hong Kong and China. Outside of work, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family. 

Past work: Winforum Industrial Ltd, Starlight Associates Ltd, Founder Sky, Go24 Fitness Ltd

Languages: Filipino and English

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, St. Paul University Tuguegarao City, Philippines

 

Lisa Lam.

Managing Consultant, APAC

With over 20 years of both in-house and private practice experience across Asia Pacific, Lisa is adept at navigating complex regional and cultural environments. A seasoned business lawyer with extensive international experience in payments, licensing and regulatory compliance in the financial services and technology sectors. Legal project management and advocacy/regulatory outreach skills have helped companies launch new products expediently while managing costs of compliance effectively.

Past work: Alipay, Western Union, White & Case
 
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English
 
Education: Doctor of Law (J.D.), York University, United Kingdom

Nathalie Tortellier.

Senior Consultant, APAC
 
Nathalie is an experienced senior corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience across Asian and European markets.
 
She joined KorumLegal in December 2018 having previously worked as a corporate and commercial lawyer of a French law firm in Hong Kong, where she developed their practice for Greater China and Hong Kong. She supported global corporate clients with joint ventures, M&A, investments and other business expansion strategies.
 
Nathalie’s client experience includes secondments, private corporates, entrepreneurs and start-ups across a variety of industries and sectors.
 
Outside of work you can find Nathalie hiking in Hong Kong country parks or organising parties and picnics with friends or reading books... all Dune Saga for the time being!
 
Current & Past work: Heidrick & Struggles, Fongs Lawyers, Thomas Mayer & Associés
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Mandarin (basic)
Education:
- Ph.D. in Company Law, University of Rennes, France
- M.Phil., European Law, University of Rennes, France
- LL.M., Political Science and Government, Institute of Political Studies, France

Helena Hu.

Senior Consultant, APAC
 
Helena is an experienced senior legal consultant with over 20 years regional in-house experience, predominately within large financial services and insurance companies. Commercially minded with varied but strong corporate and commercial exposure. Proven trainer in compliance, ethics and corporate governance.
 
Past work: Deloitte, Chow Tai Fook, AIA, Goldman Sachs
 
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English
 
Education:
- JD, University of Detroit, USA 
- LLB, University of Windsor, Canada

Titus Rahiri

CEO & Founder

Titus Rahiri.

CEO & Founder

Titus is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in private practice and as a general counsel across Europe and Asia-Pacific. He has led legal teams in NZX, FTSE and NASDAQ listed companies as well as high growth and 'unicorn' businesses on a range of matters including general corporate and commercial, business advisory and strategic risk and compliance. Titus has experience in technology, digital and e-commerce across various industries and has a keen interest in the legal transformation space and the business of law.

Past work: Powa Technologies, Expedia Inc., British Sky Broadcasting, King & Wood Mallesons, Mercury, Russell McVeagh

Education:
- Executive MBA, Cass Business School, London UK
- LLB, BSocSc (International Politics), University of Waikato, New Zealand

Natasha Norton

General Manager, North Asia & Growth

Natasha Norton.

General Manager, North Asia & Growth

A recognised leader, Natasha is an experienced senior executive with 20 years experience in technology & management consulting; focusing on innovation (new ways of working), strategy and emerging tech. Natasha works with customers to understand their challenges and partners with them to drive value and quality outcomes. 

Joining KorumLegal in 2021, Natasha is looking forward to growing our footprint in North Asia and driving growth globally for the company.  With significant experience in managing the operational function & strategic direction of growing organisations, she has a keen ability to identify opportunities in the market that require focus and empowering the people she works with to be better and do better every day.

Past work: MTR, Accuteque, Telstra, Ernst & Young, PwC, AXA, Merill Lynch & ANZ 

Education: Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Melbourne Business School, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology & Australian National University 

Rob Shakespeare

General Manager, SEA & EMEA

Rob Shakespeare.

General Manager, SEA & EMEA

Rob is an English qualified senior corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience across European and Asian markets.

Rob joined KorumLegal in May 2019 having previously worked as a corporate lawyer in the London team of a US law firm before moving to Singapore in 2016 to help develop their mainstream corporate and commercial practice for the Asia-Pacific region. He has  supported global corporate clients with M&A, investments, joint ventures and other business expansion strategies.

Rob’s client experience includes  secondments, public and private corporates, family offices, entrepreneurs and investment funds across a variety of industries and sectors, in particular financial services, technology and consumer goods & services.

Past work: Squire Patton Boggs

Education: LLB (Hons), University of Bristol, UK and University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Matt Roberts

Head of Customer Solutions & Operations, North Asia

Matt Roberts.

Head of Customer Solutions & Operations, North Asia

Matt has spent his career to date working within the legal space. Initially, London based, working for a specialist boutique recruitment firm as Head of Legal, before relocating to Hong Kong in order to set up the firm’s first Asia office and further establish their presence in the APAC region. Now, as part of our HQ function, Matt utilises his extensive EMEA and APAC legal market knowledge to help build the KorumLegal brand, strengthen our existing customer and consultant relationships and promote KorumLegal’s capabilities to the market.

Past work: WSR Recruitment

Education: BSc (Geography), Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Charné Van Biljon

Head of Sales & Business Development - North Asia

Charné Van Biljon.

Head of Business Development & Sales - North Asia

Charné is a South-African qualified lawyer who started her legal career at ENSAfrica, Africa’s largest law firm. In 2015, she moved to Hong Kong where she has since gained broad legal, business development and project management experience. Charné has previously worked as Legal Counsel in Hong Kong and then moved to join a start-up in the intelligence and investigations space where she was responsible for the growth and development of the business in the APAC and African regions.

Charné loves to identify new business growth opportunities and has a flair for bringing people together. She looks forward to strengthening the KorumLegal brand by expanding our customer and consultant base and promoting KorumLegal’s capabilities to the North Asia market. 
 

Past work: Kalavinka Advisors, Sovereign Trust, ENSafrica (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Languages: Afrikaans and English
 

Education: Bachelor of Laws, University of Pretoria (South Africa)

Charlotte Lam

Consultant Solutions Manager

Charlotte Lam.

Consultant Solutions Manager

Charlotte began her career in the legal industry 5 years ago. Prior to joining KorumLegal, she dealt with all-level legal positions within APAC including traineeships, and attorney training programme management for two of the largest US law firms - Latham & Watkins and Kirkland & Ellis. Before getting into recruitment, Charlotte undertook roles at HSBC and Epiq Systems. 

Given her background in traditional firms, she is very excited to explore and enhance her knowledge about the NewLaw world. Outside of work, Charlotte can be found either with her precious furry kids, doing yoga or playing video games!

Past work: Kirkland & Ellis, Latham & Watkins, HSBC, Epiq Systems  

Languages: English, Cantonese and Mandarin

Education: BA (Communication Studies), University of Western Australia, Australia

Satinder Sohal

Growth Marketing Executive

Satinder Sohal.

Growth Marketing Executive

Satinder joined KorumLegal as a law graduate intern in 2018 and then took up the role aa growth marketing executive. She is excited to explore non-traditional legal opportunities and innovation in the legal space.  She has a keen interest in NewLaw and LegalTech and how it is changing the legal industry.  She has also enjoyed her return to Hong Kong which has enabled her to improve her Cantonese!

Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English and Cantonese (intermediate) 

Education: LLB (Hons), Coventry University, United Kingdom

João Costa

Legal Consultant & Legal Project Manager

João Costa.

Legal Consultant & Legal Project Manager

João is a commercial lawyer with over 5 years' experience in private practice. He has worked as a lawyer and a consultant in Portugal, Macau and Hong Kong and has experience in Commercial Law, Banking and Finance and Compliance. João is interested in how technology is reshaping law and the future of LegalTech.

Past work: Optima Partners, Manuela Antonio – Lawyers and Notaries, PLMJ Law Firm

Education:
- MBA, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China
- Bachelor of Arts in Law – Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisbon, Portugal

Jamie Daquial

Finance and Operations Manager

Jamie Daquial.

Finance and Operations Manager

Jamie is a financial controller and has relevant experience of around 10 years. She has previously worked in various SMEs in Hong Kong and China. Outside of work, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family. 

Past work: Winforum Industrial Ltd, Starlight Associates Ltd, Founder Sky, Go24 Fitness Ltd

Languages: Filipino and English

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, St. Paul University Tuguegarao City, Philippines

 

Lisa Lam

Managing Consultant, APAC

Lisa Lam.

Managing Consultant, APAC

With over 20 years of both in-house and private practice experience across Asia Pacific, Lisa is adept at navigating complex regional and cultural environments. A seasoned business lawyer with extensive international experience in payments, licensing and regulatory compliance in the financial services and technology sectors. Legal project management and advocacy/regulatory outreach skills have helped companies launch new products expediently while managing costs of compliance effectively.

Past work: Alipay, Western Union, White & Case
 
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English
 
Education: Doctor of Law (J.D.), York University, United Kingdom

Nathalie Tortellier

Senior Consultant, APAC

Nathalie Tortellier.

Senior Consultant, APAC
 
Nathalie is an experienced senior corporate and commercial lawyer with extensive experience across Asian and European markets.
 
She joined KorumLegal in December 2018 having previously worked as a corporate and commercial lawyer of a French law firm in Hong Kong, where she developed their practice for Greater China and Hong Kong. She supported global corporate clients with joint ventures, M&A, investments and other business expansion strategies.
 
Nathalie’s client experience includes secondments, private corporates, entrepreneurs and start-ups across a variety of industries and sectors.
 
Outside of work you can find Nathalie hiking in Hong Kong country parks or organising parties and picnics with friends or reading books... all Dune Saga for the time being!
 
Current & Past work: Heidrick & Struggles, Fongs Lawyers, Thomas Mayer & Associés
Languages: English, French, Spanish, Mandarin (basic)
Education:
- Ph.D. in Company Law, University of Rennes, France
- M.Phil., European Law, University of Rennes, France
- LL.M., Political Science and Government, Institute of Political Studies, France

Helena Hu

Senior Consultant, APAC

Helena Hu.

Senior Consultant, APAC
 
Helena is an experienced senior legal consultant with over 20 years regional in-house experience, predominately within large financial services and insurance companies. Commercially minded with varied but strong corporate and commercial exposure. Proven trainer in compliance, ethics and corporate governance.
 
Past work: Deloitte, Chow Tai Fook, AIA, Goldman Sachs
 
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English
 
Education:
- JD, University of Detroit, USA 
- LLB, University of Windsor, Canada