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

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.  

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

Ominderdip Kaur.

Talent Leader, SEA

Ominder is an experienced global talent hunter having worked across major continent markets and industries varying from market research, digital media, marketing and now legal. She has worked in external agency recruitment and in-house talent acquisition.

She enjoys interacting and engaging with people from all walks of life & cultures. Her original vocation ambitions were as an educational psychologist when an interest in People & Talent management sparked. The legal landscape has always been an area of interest and she believes that KorumLegal is the perfect platform to combine her experience and interests.

Past work: Kantar, Criteo (via Robert Walters), MCG&Co (MCG Talent)

Language: English, Punjabi, Hindi, Mandarin (basic), Malay (basic)

Education: Bachelor of Science (extended major in Psychology), The University of Queensland

James Lawrence.

Head of Sales & Business Development, EMEA

James has spent his career supporting businesses with their growth in new regions and markets. He started out his career in London working for a boutique executive search firm before relocating to Australia where he made his venture into the NewLaw world. Since, James has been working for alternative legal services providers and international tier 1 law firms to accelerate the adoption of innovation and new ways or working in the legal industry.

At KorumLegal, James is focused on building the EMEA business, enabling our customers and consultants to navigate the rapid change in the way legal services are delivered.

Past work: Ashurst Advance, LOD, Bluefin Resources, Morgan McKinley

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons, American History & Politics, University of North Carolina & University of Kent

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

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.  

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

Ominderdip Kaur

Talent Leader, SEA

Ominderdip Kaur.

Talent Leader, SEA

Ominder is an experienced global talent hunter having worked across major continent markets and industries varying from market research, digital media, marketing and now legal. She has worked in external agency recruitment and in-house talent acquisition.

She enjoys interacting and engaging with people from all walks of life & cultures. Her original vocation ambitions were as an educational psychologist when an interest in People & Talent management sparked. The legal landscape has always been an area of interest and she believes that KorumLegal is the perfect platform to combine her experience and interests.

Past work: Kantar, Criteo (via Robert Walters), MCG&Co (MCG Talent)

Language: English, Punjabi, Hindi, Mandarin (basic), Malay (basic)

Education: Bachelor of Science (extended major in Psychology), The University of Queensland

James Lawrence

Head of Sales & Business Development, EMEA

James Lawrence.

Head of Sales & Business Development, EMEA

James has spent his career supporting businesses with their growth in new regions and markets. He started out his career in London working for a boutique executive search firm before relocating to Australia where he made his venture into the NewLaw world. Since, James has been working for alternative legal services providers and international tier 1 law firms to accelerate the adoption of innovation and new ways or working in the legal industry.

At KorumLegal, James is focused on building the EMEA business, enabling our customers and consultants to navigate the rapid change in the way legal services are delivered.

Past work: Ashurst Advance, LOD, Bluefin Resources, Morgan McKinley

Education: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Hons, American History & Politics, University of North Carolina & University of Kent