“Stuart is a no nonsense recruiter who is very easy to deal with. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to a potential candidate or law firm.”
Michael Hazell – Principal & National Client Developer M+K Lawyers; Current Board Member Trac Group Ltd, VAFA Ltd, AFLPA Agents Board

“Stuart has a strong understanding of the legal market (both private practice and in house), is very accommodating and easy to deal with and, most importantly, has consistently put forward candidates that are suited to our business (relative to other recruiters).”
Mark Dessi – Partner at Hall & Wilcox

“Stuart is a fantastic legal recruiter. In particular, it is Stuart’s honesty, the breadth and depth of his knowledge of both the private practice and in house legal markets in Australia and the useful / practical career and other advice which he has been able to offer me, since I have known him, which separates him from other people in his industry.”
Craig Brook – Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects Lawyer

“Stuart is an expert recruiter who not only knows the legal industry inside and out, but is very personable to deal with. Stuart understands his clients’ wants and needs, and does not rest until they are met.”
Sam Chadwick – General Manager – Hyundai A-League

“Stuart does a great job in meeting our needs and is typically responsive and pragmatic with his advice and outcomes. One to recommend definitely!”
Michael Helmer – General Counsel & Company Secretary at NEXTDC.

“I found Stuart professional and knowledgeable in the role, company requirements and my requirements. By matching
our requirements he managed to get optimal results.”
Vijay Rao – General Manager, Global Technology Services at IBM.

“Stu was a ‘lifeline’ for me in the Melbourne legal work market when I returned from London. Straight talking, well connected and a man of his word, I recommend Stuart as one of the best recruiters I’ve dealt with for candidates and employers.”
Shaun Bell – General Counsel, Risk and Compliance Officer,
Company Secretary – South East Asia and Pacific at Bureau Veritas.


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