We are fresh, outward thinking, dynamic specialists with over 30 years experience as Lawyers and Executive Managers in the Legal and Financial Services industry primarily servicing the South West of England and Wales but nowhere is beyond reach.

We have a proven track record in the recruitment, legal and operational sectors, along with a following of outstanding candidates, employers and entrepreneurs.


We understand that securing the right role for your future is pivotal; our experience is well versed in matching your repertoire of skills and experience with an exciting role, along with a fulfilling working environment where culture and personality matter. Your future matters to us so let us guide and advise you further.


Having the right people in key roles is paramount to achieving financial success and excellent client service. The reputation of every business is moulded by its people and its processes. We have a wealth of experience in conducting business efficiency reviews, developing successful strategies to improve performance and business objectives, securing financial growth and sustaining a happy workforce. Your business success matters to us, so let us secure the best people and processes to take your business to the next level.


Zest Team

Rhiannon Cambrook-Woods

Managing Director
An exceptionally experienced, successful Executive Director and Solicitor, Rhiannon is highly motivated, engaging and results driven. With an extensive career ranging from PLC, private practice and consultancy, Rhiannon has worked with the best in her field; she successfully networks and manages business relationships at all levels. Having had long term operational responsibility for yearly budgets in excess of £60m and employees in excess of 450 across multiple offices, she has extensive recruitment, career development and man-management experience along with significant strategic, due diligence, gap analysis and financial forecasting skills. The commercial realities, challenges and changing landscape faced in today’s climate together with her love of people are Rhiannon’s passions, which is evident from the moment you meet her. Email Rhi

Kate Shorney-Morris


Kate is an accomplished Solicitor with a diverse skill set. During her successful career in private legal practice, Kate led and developed operational strategies to meet changing business needs whilst maximising performance and financial outputs.  Kate is an experienced people manager who thrives on engaging with staff and colleagues at all levels. She has managed key business accounts with enthusiasm and developed relationships for mutual benefit. She aligns her thinking to business aspirations and is positive and focussed on success.

Kate’s cohesive approach to management includes end-to-end involvement in the recruitment and training process. Experiencing the inside track on recruitment gives Kate an edge on the market leaders. Her passion for training and development is reflected in her ongoing role as a law tutor working with CILEX Law School and also as a lecturer, currently working with a leading Welsh University on their postgraduate legal courses.

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Our approach is passionate and engaging; our aim is to fully understand the finer detail of your requirements and aspirations as a candidate, client or business partner. Whether it is a personal career move or as a business you are looking to re-align, grow or diversify, Zest will provide a platinum service to elevate your success and meet your needs.

If you are seeking a role from administration to the CEO, let Zest guide you along the way.

Directors of Zest are REC trained, registered and committed to the IRP’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.

We have an edge on the market leaders due to our vast practical experience; we understand the industry intrinsically from ground level to the board room. Let us assist you with the following and beyond:

  • Permanent recruitment and placement of business professionals
  • Head hunting services
  • CV review and assessment
  • Pre-screening interview/assessment


Register your CV with us today by clicking on ADD CV below.

Alternatively if you are interested in an informal and confidential discussion, please get in touch.


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Here at Zest we have vast operational, strategic and financial experience. We understand the challenges of balancing a fast paced and ever changing landscape whilst enhancing profitability without compromise to quality. It’s not easy, we know.

Whether you are seeking re-assurance, a fresh set of eyes or a detailed review Zest are here for you.

If you are interested in an informal and confidential discussion or wish to engage with us on a consultative basis, please get in touch to discuss your needs.

Below are examples, but far from exhaustive, of the services that we can explore with you:

  • ABS applications- working alongside ABS specialist Jonathon Bray
  • Business process and profitability assessment
  • Compliance review/health check
  • Operational and strategic review and assessment
  • Bespoke training packages, specifically relating to claims and personal injury
  • Consult, advise and support on re-structuring your teams/organisation
  • Skills gap analysis and upskilling consultancy
  • Aqui-hiring for growth or to establish a new specialism
Contact zest today and see what we can do for you


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zest recruitment & consultancy LLP

17 Boxworks
Clock Tower Yard, Temple Gate
Bristol BS1 6QH

Company Number: OC403960

Institute of Recruitment Professionals
Recruitment & Employment Federation

Croeso cynnes i chi drafod eich gofynion gyda ni yn y Gymraeg ac yn Saesneg.

Both Rhi and Kate are welsh speakers and can conduct their business in both Welsh and English as required.