Sam Walters

General Manager, Melbourne

Mediocrity is madness, Champions do extra

Sam is the General Manager of u&u. Recruitment Partners in Melbourne.

With over 12 years recruitment experience, and a practising Lawyer from Norton Rose Australia, Sam is also the Partner in Legal Executive for u&u, recruiting executive legal positions across Australia. Sam’s extensive networks and hands-on experience mean he has a distinct advantage in the competitive legal recruitment market.

He regularly recruits:

  • In-House Lawyers (Legal Counsel up to General Counsel and Head of Legal);
  • Legal Risk, Governance and Compliance professionals; and
  • Private Practice Associates and Partners.
  • With his experience running high performing, culture-led recruitment teams across London and Australia, Sam now has the strategic responsibility of building and developing u&u Recruitment Partners in Melbourne.

    Sam’s goal is to grow a team of passionate, specialist recruiters to deliver high-quality, innovative and outcome-focussed solutions for our Melbourne clients.

    Prior to joining u&u Sam led a FTSE listed recruitment business in London, also heading the global legal search business spanning 120 consultants. A true people-person and a passionate leader, Sam has proven success in building and supporting teams who are driven for success.

    Sam’s previous recruits:

  • General Counsel – Global Investment Bank
  • Associate General Counsel – Global Asset Manager
  • Head of Legal – Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • Deputy General Counsel – Listed Technology Conglomerate
  • Real Estate Partner – Top 5 international law firm
  • Special Counsel – Litigation Boutique
  • Senior Associate – Top 10 Law firm
  • Griffith University
    Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Accounting (Hons)
    Qualified Lawyer

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