Sarah Kelly

Legal & HR | Executive

Sarah is the Partner responsible for running our Legal & HR recruitment practice at The Panel. Sarah joined The Panel in 2004 and has headed up this division since 2006.

Sarah has over 17 years’ experience recruiting Partners, Associates, General Counsel and HR Directors for leading international and Irish law firms, asset managers, fund administrators, insurance, banking and aviation leasing organisations. In addition, she manages senior assignments for leading technology and pharmaceutical organisations. She is highly networked in the legal and HR market.

Sarah is the Dublin Partner for the CLO Network, a global community of Chief Legal Officers.

Sarah is a member of 100 Women in Finance  and was actively involved in setting up the Dublin location.  She has spoken at the GAIM OPS conference in Dublin on the recruitment and retention of financial services talent and at the 100Women in Finance NextGen career event.

She is an active member of the Irish Management Institute and has participated in their Corporate Mentoring Programme. In addition, Sarah has completed the American Chamber of Commerce Peer Learning and Mentoring Programme in 2020.

Fun fact: Sarah has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean!