Sandra Godbold is a formidable head hunter and market leader in her field. She has exceptional insight and understanding of the needs of lawyers and law firms at both a macro and micro level, and was always there to provide practical advice.

Sandra worked tirelessly to negotiate and close the deal in a time-frame that worked well for all parties. Her service was outstanding throughout the recruitment process. Sandra was always incredibly responsive to any queries, large or small and repeatedly went the extra mile. Importantly, Sandra always delivered.

I would highly recommend Sandra and Atticus Legal as a legal recruitment firm.

Projects & Energy Counsel
International Law Firm

Sandra was very proactive and genuine in her advice.  I trust her with her knowledge and experience.  She knows the market inside-out and also the clients she works with.  I treated her very closely because I can see that she put herself in my shoes and thought of the best solution for me.   She would not just refer me to any roles that she found in the market, but she would analyse each of them and let me know which ones to go for.   I was also exploring other areas of practice, and she managed to put me forward for positions in other areas and got me an interview.  I did not have much difficulty with the interviews as she prepared me well for them.  In fact, I do not recall any instances where I did not receive any interview after my application. Sandra managed to negotiate salary terms and better offers for me.  

IPO Associate
US Law Firm

My job hunting experience with Denise has been wonderful.  Denise is very proactive and has up-to-date knowledge of the market which enabled me to know where I stood in the market and secure my current role.  I was successfully employed as paralegal with one of her clients.  Denise has provided me excellent support throughout the interview process which far exceed my expectation.  

 Denise is one of the best agents I have worked with so far.  She has been very professional and approachable and has helped me steer my career to where I want it to be. Denise has also been a friend. She listens to my interests, understands my strengths and offers me fantastic advice, identifying exactly the right job for me. I will definitely recommend Denise to my friends who are seeking career advancement.  Thank you Denise for your excellent advice and support.                                                                                           

Ship Finance Paralegal
UK Law Firm

Anita worked hard to help me find a suitable role as a legal secretary in the corporate practice of an international law firm. Anita’s understanding of the market was helpful because I was looking for a role when the market was quiet.  She was extremely professional and understood the specifics of the job I required. She worked with me to make sure that the position was the right choice for me. I really enjoyed working with her very much.  I am writing to express my gratitude as I appreciated her fast response, transparent communication, and co-ordination in a timely and efficient manner!

Senior Corporate Legal Secretary
International Law Firm

I have received a very good services from Nigel in helping me finding a new opportunity. He has a very good source of information and contacts. Nigel is very professional in his service and has provided me with a good list of potential hirers. Not only the list of contacts, Nigel also guided me in a good direction for my new opportunity. Thank you so much for your services Nigel.

Partner
International Law Firm

Denise is an outstanding agent and fantastic to work with. She is not only an agent maintained a highly professional demeanour who helped me a lot in my career but also a friend to share happiness and sorrow. I am really excited by the opportunity and looking forward to working with her. Denise listened to what I wanted and gave me fantastic advice, recognising my strengths and putting me forward for exactly the right job. She was approachable and responded well to feedback. Thank you, Denise, for your role in helping me to secure this position.

 

Paralegal
US Law Firm

Denise provided me with wonderful service beyond my expectation. She is very proactive, diligent, conscientious and professional.  I applied for the position of an In-house Lawyer with one of her clients.  She supported me throughout the interview process and was very knowledgeable about the role and company which enabled me to perform well at interview and secure the role.  Thanks, Denise!

 

 

 

In-house Lawyer
International Company

In contrast to other legal recruitment firms I have come across, I felt Sandra was always acting in my best interests rather than focusing on the bottom line. Whilst doing so, as well as being truly personable, she was always diligent, professional and effective. On top of this, Sandra is one of the most amazing people I have ever met in my life, she can be your true friend.

 

Partner
UK Law Firm

Having dealt with quite a few recruiters, Nigel was one of only a very few who really impressed me. Dealing with Nigel gave me the feeling that he was actually trying to help me find the right position rather than me being just a tool to fill his pockets. He even came up with ideas that made a lot of sense and which I had not considered myself. So if you, like most people, prefer being more than just a number, dealing with Nigel is the way forward.

 

Head of Practice
Legal Consultancy

Denise is fantastic to work with. She is very professional, helpful and friendly. She understood the kind of role I was looking for, recognising my strengths and putting me forward for the right job. She was always there to help throughout the process. I truly had the best support from Denise, and I definitely would recommend her. Thank you, Denise.

Paralegal
US Law Firm

Denise is among the best headhunters I have met with. She is very responsive, reliable and trustworthy. She always responses promptly and reverts with useful information. She insisted on providing several positions to me for a long time and finally we made it. She also provided very helpful suggestions and advice on the interviews. It was very pleasant and comfortable to work with Denise. I wish her every success in her future career.

Paralegal
UK Law Firm

 

 It's incredible to know Anita.  As a recruiter, she has deep knowledge of the legal sector.  She possesses a professional demeanor and is always friendly.  She was able to give constructive advice and truly understood the role I'm looking for.  

 

 

Senior HR Officer
IP Consultancy

Working with Denise in exploring career opportunities left me a wonderful experience. She is professional, efficient and willing to help with whatever I need during the whole job-moving process. She talked with me very patiently for almost 2 hours to give me a comprehensive knowledge of the general market and every single opportunity we aimed to work on. She also helped solve and advise on the various problems regarding the interview strategies, arrangements, some emergencies and so forth. I will highly recommend her to all other candidates. Many thanks to Denise again.  

Paralegal
US Law Firm

Nigel has a wide network in London, great knowledge of the legal market, and is able to get candidates in front of decision makers in sought after roles. As well as this he is very personable and a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended.

Legal Counsel
International Company

As a recruiter, Denise maintained a highly professional demeanour. She has been very supportive and pro active throughout the whole process. She provided me with timely market information, practical tips and best practice to succeed. She genuinely cared about my interest and she provided me with information and suggestions regarding the options that I have so I can find the best match. She is always very friendly and patient regarding my questions or concerns. I am very grateful for all the help that Denise has provided to me.  

 

Senior Paralegal
US Law Firm

Denise has been tremendously helpful throughout the whole job-application process that goes beyond the signing of the employment contract. Not only did she demonstrated professionalism by recognising my strengths and putting me forward for the right position, she also understood the specifics of the job I am applying for and provided me with resources which helped me gain great insight into the particular role. This prepared me well for my interview and had definitely given me a confidence boost. I also appreciated her prompt response and her support and follow-up even after I was hired, putting me at ease in the process which some deemed as daunting. I have no hesitation in recommending Denise to anyone who is looking for a new job opportunity.

Paralegal
UK Law Firm

Sandra is the only recruiter I worked with who genuinely cared to get to know me as a person.  Because of that she really understood me.  She knew what I wanted from a role, and she knew how to help me stand out from other candidates.  Sandra was more committed and supportive than I would ever have expected.  She fought hard for me on the opportunities I wanted, and she was an excellent communicator, always keeping me informed and updated.  I feel very fortunate to have met her and to have had her help. If I wanted to make a move again, I would look to nobody else but Sandra.

 

 

Dispute Lawyer
US Law Firm

Denise is not only an excellent advisor but also a trustworthy friend. She is sharp-minded to identify my strengths and match with the best job opportunity. She is also warm-hearted to consider about my goals and empower me for the interviews. Professional and amiable, she is the best headhunter I have worked with.

She could bring amazing opportunities from top notch law firms. As a great communicator, she helped to clarify the queries from both sides and made everything smooth. She has a profound knowledge in the market and negotiated for the best salary for me. I'm thankful for her indispensable role in helping me secure the ideal position!

Paralegal
US Law Firm

I met Denise through her reaching out to me for new career opportunity. While working with her, she assisted me to land the career changing opportunity that I had hoped to have at some point. I will say that Denise's professionalism and knowledge is what makes her successful at what she does. Besides, she does care people and also think about me as her first priority even at the very final stage of job seeking. I am so happy that we met and I have to say, of all of the recruiters I've spoken with over my career, Denise is absolutely the most professional and on top of it with her follow up. I would choose her again without a doubt. Thanks, Denise.

Paralegal
UK Law Firm

I am very fortunate to have met Sandra and to have had her help. Sandra is particularly approachable, organised, responsive, reliable, trustworthy and professional. Sandra provided me with very helpful suggestions and advice throughout my job seeking process. She genuinely cared about my interests and understood my concerns. She fought very hard for positions I was interested in and got me several interviews. She kept me informed and updated all the time. She was very supportive and I feel that we have become friends. I would highly recommend job seekers to approach Sandra. Thank you so much Sandra.

NQ
Magic Circle Law Firm

I am writing to express my gratitude to Denise Soo who helped me successfully secure the role of paralegal in a US law firm. She was extremely professional and understood the specifics of the job I required. She worked with me to make sure that the position was the right choice for me, and helped me to get a great salary and benefits package. I enjoyed working with her very much.

Changing career paths can be daunting, but at every stage she was available to talk through any concerns I had and offered support when needed. She managed to match me to a position perfect not only for my career and ambitions but also my personality. I have no hesitation in recommending Denise Soo to anyone looking for a new job opportunity.

Paralegal
US Law Firm
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