Candidate Testimonials

It’s important that you don’t just rely on what we have to say about ourselves. Each and every candidate registered with Frasia Wright Associates is requested to complete a Candidate Questionnaire on successful placement, regardless of whether or not that placement was through FWA. The responses from candidates are analysed and collated to ensure that our service remains relevant and effective, and that any problems or issues are dealt with immediately. We have reproduced here a selection of comments on our service as provided by FWA candidates:

"Excellent professionals.  A reputable service and would recommend to any of my colleagues."

FWA Interim Solutions Agency Worker, working on a temporary In-house position - October 2017

"The consultants were knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. They were very professional and I felt confident that they would secure the best result for me."

NQ looking to relocate, secured a Private Client role in Elgin - July 2017

"I have worked with Frasia Wright Associates since completing my traineeship and they have been excellent for me both in terms of finding roles that matched my requirements and in supporting me throughout. I never hesitate to recommend them to friends looking for new opportunities. One of the great things about Frasia Wright Associates is how well respected they are in the legal sector and this opens up a lot of opportunities for them that other agencies would not have access to. Thanks again to all of your team!"

Data Protection Lawyer, having secured various Interim roles (In-house; Private Practice; Public Sector) - July 2017

 

"Access and level of contact very good. By far the best compared to other agencies I had also registered with."

Litigation Lawyer, secured a new role in a Construction (Dispute Resolution) Team - June 2017

"I thought Frasia, Cameron and Teddie were all very professional and helpful. I would just say you did a great job for me and I would recommend you whilst being wary of others [agencies]. Keep it up as your reputation really separates you from the crowd"

Litigation Lawyer looking for new opportunities and to develop their career - June 2017

"I would like to say a special thanks to Teddie and Frasia for working so hard in tight timescales to help me secure my NQ position. Everything was handled professionally, quickly and confidently. Their communication via phone and email was excellent. Frasia and Teddie have good market knowledge and great connections. They quickly understood the various requirements I had and moved fast to help me apply and prepare for interview within a short space of time. They were a useful point of contact with my new firm and made the process much less stressful. I was glad to have Frasia and Teddie's support. Thanks again guys!"

Trainee secured an NQ Litigation position - May 2017

"They both are excellent and professional." [speaking of Cameron Adrain and Karen Homar]

Company Secretary, secured an interim In-house position - May 2017

"I ❤ Frasia Wright Associates"

Senior level Litigation Lawyer looking for a change - March 2017

"Cameron and Frasia are excellent for market intelligence and their commercial insight. They both bring a 'human' face to the business of recruitment. They spent a lot of time listening to my often complex wish list of job requirements and I always found them both very easy and pleasant to talk to. I also dealt with Karen who was very quick and helpful in responding to emails/phone message. I think FWA are a great team."

Legal Manager, secured a new In-house position – December 2016

"Professional, knowledgeable, great at listening and advising - all coming from FWA's position of strength in the legal recruitment market."

Partner looking for a move within Private Practice - December 2016

"I was in contact with all consultants at FWA and was very impressed by the service offered by every member of the team. Each consultant has an in-depth knowledge of the market and it was easy to get in touch if I had any queries."

Corporate lawyer returning to Scotland and looking for a new challenge - October 2016

"Fantastic. Very knowledgeable and helpful - and honest too - which is important in the Scottish market. I always had my emails and calls returned and because of their reach into the market, they were one of the only agencies to actually send me new listings and suggest roles in different industries to me. Basically, without FWA, I wouldn't be in the job I am today and I am eternally grateful to the whole team for their support."

Contracts lawyer relocating to the central-belt, seeking an In-house role - September 2016

"Consultants were both great, don't see how they could have done a better job. Teddie will be first call when/if I decide to switch jobs."

NQ looking to relocate to Edinburgh - August 2016

"Highly recommended - I don't know if the speed with which FWA got me an interview and a position is normal, but certainly impressive!"

Assistant level, Residential Conveyancing Solicitor, relocating to Perth - July 2016

"Very professional, approachable and great knowledge of the local employment market.  Keep up the good work. My new post is excellent and was a great move for me both professionally and personally. Thank you."

Property Lawyer seeking a new challenge, Inverness - July 2016

"The team were very efficient and there was always someone available to respond to me when my main contact was out of the office."

Trainee seeking NQ Litigation position - July 2016

"Always available to discuss matters, and very quick to respond and answer questions.  Advice given is always objective, which I find to be helpful."

Commercial Lawyer seeking a new Public Sector role - July 2016

"Frasia was supportive, attentive, enthusiastic, engaging and funny all in the correct measure when required."

Property Lawyer returning to work after a career break - July 2016

"I was impressed by the calibre of the positions which FWA provided. In a busy job it is difficult to keep an eye on what opportunities are available. FWA did that for me and there was no pressure to consider any position which didn't feel right to me."

Legal Counsel secured a new In-house position - April 2016

"Rapid response to emails, and always available on the phone when needed.  Very impressed with the individual and candid advice given by Frasia and Teddie.  I felt that they were genuinely assisting in progressing my career for my benefit."

Trainee seeking NQ Corporate position - April 2016

"Calls and emails were responded to promptly.  Both Cameron and Karen were able to answer any queries I had and negotiated a start date with my employer which suited me best.  Cameron also provided good advice prior to the interview and in relation to accepting the position."

Assistant level Family Lawyer on securing a new Personal Injury role in Glasgow - March 2016

"I started my role this week and just wanted to drop you a quick note to say “thank you” to you and your team for all your help and support. I was very impressed with your team’s efficiency and the customer care I was shown."

Legal Counsel secured a new In-house position - January 2016

"Too good to describe!"

Partner looking for a move within Private Practice - November 2015

"Both Cameron and Karen were very good in trying to assist with any queries and offering any assistance where they could. Both tried to ensure that I would know the format of the interview process and what I should expect. The information which they provided regarding possible interview questions was also very helpful for preparation.  Generally I think FWA are very professional and approachable and I would not hesitate to recommend them to other Solicitors contemplating a career move."

Associate Level, Property Lawyer - September 2015

"Frasia and the team were absolutely excellent from start to finish, understood the brief and through Frasia’s extensive industry knowledge and contacts together with some creative thinking they found the ideal position.  The service was faultless, excellent communication and organisation at every stage of the process."

Partner Level, Property Lawyer - September 2015

"Thank you for all of your support. I know I've said it before but your service level and professionalism is unique."

Associate Level, Property Lawyer - August 2015

"Frasia was very accessible and although we were both busy and missed each other from time to time she would come back to me without much delay. Frasia has an extremely good knowledge of the legal market, built up over many years and that is invaluable. I would see FWA as very much the leading player in the legal market in Scotland."

Partner Level, Litigation Lawyer - July 2015

"I found both Cameron and Karen to be excellent in terms of access, level of contact and general levels of assistance."

NQ Commercial Property Lawyer - July 2015

"Calls always returned promptly and I was contacted directly when a suitable vacancy became available. The regular email updates were also useful.

Service was excellent and far superior to other agencies in terms of suitable vacancies, level of contact and helpfulness of the consultants."

Trainee seeking NQ Litigation position - July 2015

"I found the FWA team to be extremely helpful and approachable. They acted with professionalism and engaged me at a level which was not over bearing - which is important."

Trainee seeking NQ Corporate position - March 2015

"I found FWA unlike any other agency. I was updated with positions that were of interest and suitable to me which meant I felt I had been listened to.  I also felt the consultants were interested in helping me."

Assistant Level Personal Injury Lawyer looking for a new challenge and career progression - March 2015

"I have more heavily worked with Frasia and felt that she understood my needs and my requirements and was able to relay this to the prospective employer. I also found Karen to be very quick in responding to requests and promptly confirmed details with me. I have always found FWA to have job opportunities that have not been advertised anywhere else which shows that they are respected by prospective employers and have a good handle on the legal market in Scotland."

Assistant Level, In-house Financial Services Lawyer - February 2015

"I found them very easy to contact whenever I needed to, any messages left were answered promptly, they even called me at times to catch up which made me feel they were going the extra mile for me.

I was lucky that a job came up where I already worked, however I felt confident that Frasia Wright were doing what they could to find opportunities for me.  I had an interview within days of contacting them and was reassured by their efforts on my behalf.  The service was very good and staff were receptive to my requirements."

Trainee seeking NQ position - February 2015

"I was looking for quite an unusual post and I felt that Frasia Wright really listened to me and provided me with support for my specific needs and search criteria.  I received a personalised service and it was clear to me that FWA really knew what was going on with my interviews as well as providing support with them.  I would have no hesitation to recommend FWA."

Ameeta Panesar, Senior Real Estate Lawyer - December 2014

"The team at FWA are very pro-active and contacted me frequently to discuss potential opportunities and listened and acted on my feedback.  My calls were always returned and the access and level of contact was excellent.

Cameron is always very friendly and his advice and support have been invaluable to me during my job search. He has provided a superb professional service.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Frasia Wright and would certainly use them again."

Assistant Level, Property Lawyer - December 2014

"Excellent. I was always called back very quickly and everyone was very personable and friendly whilst being very professional. Very informed too. I’ve used other agents in the past and you are well beyond those firms in terms of both access and understanding of the market."

Partner level litigation lawyer making an important career move - June 2014

"The service I have received from FWA has been superb.  Most importantly for me, the contract negotiated by Frasia on my behalf is significantly better than I would have been able to negotiate myself. Using FWA has added significant value in my case."

Commercial Lawyer moving from a leading firm into her first In-house role with Forth Ports Ltd.

“Both Frasia and Cameron have been excellent, they are friendly and proactive. They always kept me up to date with information. They responded quickly and efficiently to my email and queries that I had. They always returned my calls. I felt assured that they were doing everything they could to get me a job and that to me is the most important thing. Also Cameron was always very upbeat when he spoke to me so I couldn't help but feel more positive after speaking with Cameron, he is definitely in the right job for helping people."

a 2012 qualifier moving from a large Aberdeen firm to a niche Aberdeen firm

“I was very impressed with FWA from start to finish."

“I really enjoyed talking with all FWA staff who were professional, friendly and timely."

“I have always found Frasia Wright to be a good agency to work with, and in particular, I must single out Cameron as an excellent consultant. He is unfailingly cheerful, helpful responsive – and has worked very hard on my behalf, as have all the staff with whom I have had contact, to help me find the right job. It has been a longstanding relationship – and Cameron has been very patient as I have taken a long time to decide on the right job for me."

“........I hope never to have to deal with you again as a candidate, but look forward to speaking to you in the future as a potential employer."

An IP/IT associate moving from a large firm to a smaller firm

“Level of contact maintained was excellent. Members of staff were sensitive to my requirements in terms of contact (i.e. no office email contact, and time-to-time telephone contact) which assisted a difficult process enormously. The level of contact was not pushy or over-bearing, but represented a willingness to help and a keenness to ensure the best was made of good opportunities which arose."

“Many thanks for all your help in finding me the perfect role up here in Scotland . I will recommend you to any others that follow me north of the border!"

A corporate associate relocating from London

 

 

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