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“The whole team were superb in helping me prepare for the various stages of the recruitment process. They were always very clear on what would be happening and the sorts of questions I could expect. They were very proactive in their communication so I always knew what was happening. Overall it was a very good experience and I would happily work with them again. Highly recommended.”
Rob Jackson, Client Listening Research Manager, Allen & Overy

 

“I have worked with Leighton Taylor as a candidate and a recruiter and have always found them to be responsive, consultative, and really good at listening to my needs. I had a long list of quite specific requirements when I began looking for my current role and they really listened and came up with suggestions that showed they understood that I was looking for. They made the process really smooth and easy and I couldn’t be happier in my new role!”
Tamsin Dickinson, Director of Client Marketing & Communications, Frontier Economics

 

“Leighton Taylor do more than just recruit, they put the right people in the right roles. Leighton Taylor show a depth of understanding of our business and culture that is quite unique. And I love that there is no hard sell with them, just trust, sincerity and professionalism.”
Lisa Spencer-Arnott, HR Manager, Conyers Dill & Pearman

 

“I have looked for two roles in the UK (15 years apart) and Giles has helped me to find them both. Giles has extensive experience of the industry and is most helpful in identifying suitable opportunities as well as providing support and guidance through the interview process. I would highly recommend Leighton Taylor looking for roles within the sector.”
Megan Khan, Interim Head of Marketing and BD, Hogan Lovells

 

“I have worked with Colette and Victoria for over 10 years now. They really understand our firm and what we are looking for in a candidate so never waste our time with people that won’t fit in. Their response times are excellent and they are both realistic and honest at managing my expectations. They have placed the majority of our team now and I can’t recommend them highly enough.”
Eleanor Attley, Head of Business Development, Macfarlanes LLP

 

“The Leighton Taylor team were absolutely essential in getting my current role, from negoitating with the employer on my behalf and encouragement from the start that they would help me find the best role for me. The team not only did that but presented me with an opportunity to take the right step in my career. The experience I have had with agencies have not been great, but with Colette, Victoria and Giles, their quick response time, professionalism and assistance kept me assured. I will be forever grateful to them.”
Victoria Da Costa, Digital Marketing Assistant, Linklaters

 

“Colette and Victoria made my job search very easy by regularly sending me job descriptions. I always found them to be incredibly responsive and approachable. They were also smart in choosing job specs suitable to my oersonal career development, and I am now very happy with my new role, which they secured for me this year.”
Rachel Lambert, BD Executive, Clyde & Co.

 

“I have recently been placed as Marketing and Events Manager by Leighton Taylor. Giles, Colette and Victoria are completely unlike any other recruiters. They spent a lot of time getting to know me and what I was looking for, before sending over many relevant and realistic options. They worked diligently and I got an interview for my first choice within weeks. Always just on the end of a phone, the team sent me preparation materials for the interview and fully prepped me on what to expect. When the pace quickened, the team worked outside of ordinary office hours to secure my new position, their communications timely and effective. They have been consummate professionals from beginning to end, even checking up on my progress as I’ve settled into the new role. I highly recommend Leighton Taylor, they have been a pleasure to work with.”
Lucy Smith, Marketing and Events Manager, Cloisters

 

“Leighton Taylor are an exemplary professional service, providing applicants with comprehensive information to prepare for job interviews. They certainly helped me to get my current job – working as a Marketing and Business Development Administrator at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP – by sending me a pack of information of likely questions and key information to research. Their staff are so helpful and kind and they kept me in the loop with constant updates about my interviews. I couldn’t recommend them highly enough!”
Molly Vickers, Marketing and Business Development Administrator, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

 

“Colette Norfolk and the team at Leighton Taylor have successfully placed me twice in recent years, and I would enthusiastically recommend them. They were a pleasure to work with, provided valuable advice through my periods of looking for work, understood which roles might be right for me and were at all times positive and responsive. They were able to put me forward for the highest calibre of relevant roles in the market, ensuring the roles were right for me and not just flooding me with whatever was on their books. Leighton Taylor also expertly managed negotiations with my future employers.”
Charlie Birts, Client & Market Development Manager, Clifford Chance

 

“Leighton Taylor recently helped me secure a position within a top twenty accounting firm. As a marketer who has specialised in professional services sector, I was delighted to find a recruitment consultancy aligned with the industry as there was an immediate understanding of my background and ambition with regards to a new role. I was most impressed with the service they provided and especially the briefing documents they sent across prior to an interview as these were a valuable prompt to ensure I was well prepared for my interviews. They were professional, reliable and supportive. I would have no hesitation in using them again or recommending them to others.”
Ruth Parkinson, Marketing & BD Executive, Kingston Smith

 

“Colette and Victoria at Leighton Taylor Consulting are fantastic – friendly, professional, and extremely helpful. Their positive attitude, market knowledge and proactiveness meant I was sent opportunities that were right for me quickly. I was put forward for interviews for roles that I expressed interest in within days and they supported me throughout the interview process, following up after each stage with feedback. They even checked up on me after my first week at my new role! I would highly recommend them.”
Stephanie Mark, Marketing Projects & Campaigns Assistant

 

“Leighton Taylor Consulting definitely made finding a new job a lot easier than the usual job hunting process. They were very helpful in finding relevant roles for me, and the advice they sent me really helped me during the interview process. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.”
Liv Klingert, Marketing & BD Assistant, Maucher Jenkins

 

“Victoria and Colette were incredibly helpful and provided me with a service I have never experienced with other recruitment firms. They were professional, friendly and stuck with me every step of the way to help guide me through the process. Would highly recommend!”
James Dickenson, Client Development Assistant, Kennedys

 

“I would definitely recommend Leighton Taylor. Both my current and previous roles were gained through Leighton Taylor and I found them to be efficient, helpful and professional. Where other agencies may stop contacting you after they’ve put you forward for a couple of roles, I was impressed that Leighton Taylor consistently sent me great roles and got me interviews until I secured the right role.”
Victoria Durham, Senior BD Executive, Shearman & Sterling

“The team at Leighton Taylor couldn’t have been more helpful in helping me find the right job for me. Right from the initial application through to final interview they were always supportive and provided great advice. Their recruiters were highly professional yet friendly and took time to find out what I was really looking for. I would highly recommend if you are looking for employment within this area.”
Kate Guckian, Marketing Assistant, 4 Pump Court

 

“The best and most professional experience I’ve had with a recruitment company, very efficient, honest and great to work with. A whole-hearted thanks to you for helping me to find my perfect role! Would absolutely recommend.”
Rebecca Fleming, BD Executive, Allen & Overy

 

“I have worked with both Colette and Victoria from Leighton Taylor Consulting and have been pleasantly surprised with their efficiency and professionalism. Having worked with a few recruitment companies, they are by far my favourite.They are extremely organised, always following up on calls and interviews and their communication skills are second to none which can surprisingly be quite hard to find. They always provide the relevant information in a timely matter and never put pressure on you – simply get you an interview that suits your schedule as well as the client, brief you the best that they can and wish you luck.You can tell straight away that they are experts at what they do and you are certainly not working with people that have just joined the industry. They work hard to find the role that you want and have a wide range of reputable clients and strong relationships with them which makes you feel reassured. The company they placed me at they have been working with for 20 years so it gives you piece of mind that they know exactly what the client is looking for and can give you a really detailed brief of what to expect. The interviews that they got for me were exactly the roles that I was looking for and all at top companies. If I look again, they will certainly be the first people that I contact. I cannot recommend them enough.”
Emma Newman, Senior BD Executive, Simmons & Simmons

 

“The help that I received from Leighton Taylor during my job search was excellent. They guided me through the recruitment process, helping to brief me before interviews and checking to see how everything had gone in a timely manner. They acted swiftly and professionally on my behalf to secure me the role and the salary I wanted hours after my final interview.”
Victoria Leporiere, PR & Communications Manager, Macfarlanes

 

“I first worked with Colette many years ago when she helped me make the transition from financial journalism to professional services marketing. I recall her being one of the few recruiters at the time who thought it perfectly reasonable for me to want to move into in-house marketing communications. She was tremendously supportive, offering me lots of practical tips from how to adapt my CV for professional services to how to approach interterviews and showcase my transferable skills. I got the first job she put me forward for and have never looked back. I signed up with Leighton Taylor more recently and was delighted to work with Colette again. She, Victoria and Giles make a seamless team. They are all up to speed with all their candidates, so you never have to repeat yourself. They genuinely listen to what you say, always follow up and never strong arm you into anything. In fact, I trust them so much I actively seek their advice. Above all, they make you feel as important as the companies they’re recruiting for, which speaks volumes for the type of agency they are. I cannot recommend them highly enough.”
Layisha Laypang, PR & Communications Manager, Efficio

 

“If you are looking for a job in professional services, look no further than Leighton Taylor. Victoria and Colette always know exactly what roles to send through and they have helped me secure two roles at two fantastic firms. I couldn’t be happier to work with them.”
Lydia Gerges, BD Advisor, Linklaters

 

“Unlike other recruiters, Leighton Taylor really get to know you and care about your success. If one interview doesn’t work or feel right they will continue to search for the ideal position for you. Their recruiters have a welcoming and chatty approach and are beyond friendly.”
Yasmine Ravat, Marketing & BD Assistant, Maucher Jenkins

 

“Colette and the team at Leighton Taylor Consulting were great at firing through relevant roles and pushing through my applications. Colette understood what I was looking for so that minimal time was wasted looking at roles that were not right for me. Thanks I’m looking forward to starting my new role!”
Charlotte Judge, BD Executive, Trowers & Hamlins

 

“Giles was incredibly helpful in helping me to find my next role. His advice and that of his team was very useful. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.”
Caroline Mallen, Business Development Manager, Baker & McKenzie

 

“Leighton Taylor worked closely with me to secure a consulting project with an international law firm. They were thorough in their preparation and introductions for me and helped all parties get the contract over the line. A good firm to work with.”
Dan Bright, Consultant, Fieldfisher

 

“Colette was absolutely fabulous in helping me find the right role. Colette took a lot of time to build a relationship with me and understand what I was looking for and gave very helpful guidance in prepping for stages in the process. Colette and the team at Leighton Taylor are very professional can I would recommend them fully for others in their search.”
Riddhi Patel, BD Advisor, Energy & Infrastructure, Hogan Lovells

 

“Colette and Victoria were a great help in helping me secure my next role. They took the time to understand my key drivers and kept in touch throughout the entire process. They understand the nature of marketing within professional services organisations and the challenges/opportunities. In short, they get it.”
Jose Lucas, Marketing Specialist, Bain & Co.

 

“I have worked with Giles and Colette for a number of years. They have a very good understanding of both the market and their clients’ needs. Recruiting with Leighton Taylor is very straightforward and helps to lighten the load.”
Jean Young, HR Manager, Goodman Derrick

 

“Leighton Taylor were recommended to us because we were looking to appoint a new Marketing & BD Manager. After meeting to discuss our requirements, they selected and sent across an outstanding candidate who we interviewed and who has recently started with us. The whole process was very straightforward and I would highly recommend Leighton Taylor if you are looking to recruit in this area.”
Mike Stones, COO – Residential, CBRE UK

 

“Giles has recently placed me as Global Marketing and BD Director at Turner & Townsend. He is a highly professional recruiter and has a genuine depth of knowledge of professional services. The recruitment process can be charged with tension. Giles will advise throughout and provide experienced guidance about how to handle the various challenges that arise.”
Chris White, Global Marketing & Business Development Director, Turner & Townsend