Shilton Sharpe Quarry (‘SSQ’), the leading international legal search consultancy, is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its capabilities in Asia with the opening of an office in Singapore. This strengthens the business’s unique geographical footprint, and brings the number of offices in the region to four; Hong Kong opened in 2012, followed by Beijing and Shanghai in 2013.
The Singapore office will be run by Nick Robertson. Nick has been recruiting in the region for a number of years and has extensive experience advising law firms on partner moves and team expansions as well as working with leading corporates in the region looking to grow their in-house legal teams.
The Singapore office cements SSQ as a global legal recruiter and its presence in the Asia region. Each market in Asia is unique and having consultants on the ground in a variety of cities further enhances the market intelligence and local knowledge which the business can offer its clients.
Speaking about the office opening, Chief Executive Nick Shilton said:
“Opening in Singapore was the next logical step for SSQ following our successful launches in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai. By having a presence in Singapore we are now able to present a united and comprehensive Asian business and better serve our clients in the region, as well as those that might want to expand into the Asian market in the future. Nick Robertson has excellent contacts and first rate knowledge of the market in Singapore, which will be a real asset to the SSQ brand and help our Asian business to continue to grow.”
Notes to editors
Shilton Sharpe Quarry (‘SSQ’) is a leading international legal search and recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2003 with 6 legal recruitment consultants, SSQ has now grown to over 50 consultants. It has a unique geographic footprint with offices in London, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Rome, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore, with additional coverage in the MENA and CIS/CEE regions, as well as the USA, Australasia, South Africa and Switzerland.
SSQ operates a global business and with consultants in multiple jurisdictions it has access to local and international talent, as well as an in-depth understanding of each local market. The business is particularly specialised in team moves and offers expert knowledge to law firms looking to launch in new regions.
SSQ recruits across the private practice and in-house markets, dealing with roles at all levels of seniority, from newly qualified and associate to senior partner and senior/global legal counsel.
The SSQ Interim Solutions team also works within private practice and in-house, placing lawyers of all levels into interim, contract and temporary positions. They also place other non-qualified legal professionals on a permanent, contract or temporary basis.