About SSQ

SSQ is the leading international legal search and recruitment consultancy.  In Italy we have one of the largest and most experienced teams in the market. All of our consultants have trained and practised as lawyers in Italy and/or internationally, giving them an in-depth understanding of the international legal market.

Our expertise, track record and connections are unrivalled. We work with international and domestic law firms as well as leading brands within commerce and industry and financial services in order to build their legal teams at all levels of seniority.

Our geographic footprint is unrivalled. In Italy we have offices in Milan and Rome and around the world in London, Frankfurt, Munich, Dusseldorf, Paris, Madrid, Dubai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. This allows us to offer clients support with their own global recruitment strategies.

Why SSQ?

We are not a CV post box

Our consultants are some of the most knowledgeable in the market and their aim is be consultative above all else.

Our knowledge

In Italy, and in many of our other offices most of our consultants have trained and practised as lawyers, giving them a unique understanding of the environment that both clients and candidates operate in.

Unrivalled track record

We have been responsible for some of the most high profile moves from across the legal sector. This includes office launches, team moves, partner and senior in-house placements.

International capabilities

We operate as a global business. With consultants in multiple jurisdictions we have access to local and international talent and opportunities.

Local knowledge

Our consultants have an in-depth understanding of each local market together with local language skills.

When & where

2003
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SSQ launches London, Frankfurt & Munich - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms

2006
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SSQ launches in Italy - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms

2007
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SSQ launches an in-house recruitment business; working to build in-house legal teams for business across commerce and industry and financial services

2007
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SSQ launches in Spain - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services

2009
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SSQ launches in Paris - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services

2012
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SSQ launches an interim legal recruitment business - SSQ Interim Solutions; focusing on placing lawyers on a contract basis and paralegals and other legal professionals on a contract and permanent basis

2012
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SSQ launches in Hong Kong & Düsseldorf -
focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services

2013
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SSQ launches in China - operating from two offices in Beijing & Shanghai and focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services

2014
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SSQ launches in Singapore - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services

2016
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SSQ launches in Dubai - focusing on legal recruitment for law firms, corporates and financial services