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Sellick Partnership expands London In-house offering

Published on: 30 Jul 2015

Legal recruitment specialist, Sellick Partnership, have expanded their in-house legal service with the opening of a new office in London to meet increased demand in the South East. The centrally based office will provide in-house legal recruitment solutions to FTSE 100, FTSE 250, Media, FMCG, Retail, Services and IT/Technology companies across the region.

The new office will be managed by Tracey Newman, an accomplished legal recruiter with significant experience in the sector, having worked previously with LAW Absolute. Tracey has a passion for the legal market having completed her law degree and worked as a paralegal for a number of years, before deciding to move her career into the legal recruitment space - placing her in an extremely strong position for launching the new office, and enhancing the service that Sellick Partnership provides.

Tracey commented on the expansion, “Having recruited in the London market for a number of years, the legal landscape has changed considerably leading to changing demands from our clients. We understand that in-house functions are under huge pressure to work more efficiently – with fewer resources and increase demands, and with this in mind we want to offer them genuine solutions that is based on a quality service.

“Our success to date has been based on the relationships that we have with our clients and our understanding of their business needs. The opening of a new office and the expansion of our specialist in-house team was a natural next step to ensure that we continue to provide a bespoke recruitment and consulting service to our commercial clients.”

The new office, based at Woburn Place, provides a full in-house legal recruitment service to a niche range of commercial businesses in the Media, IT and technology sectors. The specialist team focus on placing lawyers and paralegals into companies across London and the Home Counties, on a contract and permanent basis.

Group Director, Hannah Cottam has been significantly involved in the expansion. Hannah set up the legal recruitment specialist business over a decade ago, and has seen it grow significantly over the years to cover the whole of the UK and boast a turnover of £14.9 million in the year ended February 2015.