Industry Recommendations as featured on LinkedIn

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Partner, Associate and In-House Legal Recruitment - Industry References for Stacy Cowan (President):

I was very lucky to have met Stacy prior to events of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In late 2019 Stacy secured a position for me that was a perfect fit. She knows her clients well and truly cares about their professional outcomes. Stacy is a pleasure to work with and will do everything in her power to make sure that her clients find a firm that fits their skill set and their personality. I consider myself extremely lucky to have had the chance to work with Stacy during a period of transition in my career. I would not hesitate to recommend Stacy to colleagues looking for something bigger or different. There is no one better at what she does.

Scott Birse
Regulatory and Environmental Lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Stacy was a pleasure to work with. She has a wealth of knowledge about the Calgary legal market and Stacy worked tirelessly to find me top tier opportunities. Stacy is responsive, connected and professional. I have recommended Stacy to former colleagues and will continue to do so in the future.

Roy Argand
Associate at Dentons

Stacy is undoubtedly the best recruiter I have ever worked with. She is tenacious, intelligent and hugely passionate. She kept me informed every step of the way and over delivered on all her promises.

Making the transition to practice in a new province is not easy but Stacy's knowledge of the local market was excellent and proved to be an invaluable resource for me. I had immediate success with her help and would recommend her to anyone.

Niall Burke
Associate at Field Law & Adjunct Professor, Dalhousie University

Stacy is a seasoned veteran in legal recruitment. Not only is Stacy professional, attentive and responsive, she has the business acumen and tested ability to seek out the right individual for an organization. I am grateful and indebted to Stacy for my new role, and would highly recommend her to those looking to advance their careers.

Alan Hong
Legal Counsel at Avenue Living Asset Management

 

I had a wonderful experience working with Stacy to transition between firms as a mid-level associate in Calgary. Stacy was very diligent and worked hard to help me find the right fit at this stage of my career. She was attentive to the specific criteria that were important to me and was careful to ensure they were met. Stacy has very strong connections in the Calgary legal community and has a wealth of knowledge regarding the characteristics that set the various law firms apart. She is trustworthy, reliable, and very professional. I highly recommend Stacy for anyone looking in the legal field.

Sarah Magee
Securities Lawyer at Dentons Canada LLP

 

I could not have asked for a steadier hand, a more knowledgeable ally, or a more encouraging coach than Stacy. She was extremely easy to work with from the get-go, and took all the stress out of what would have otherwise been a harrowing process. Stacy handled every detail with precision, handled all of my questions with professionalism and patience, and perhaps most important of all, she gave me the confidence to know that my best foot was being put forward at all times.

I've already recommended Stacy to a colleague, and I won't hesitate to recommend her again at every turn.

Michael MacIsaac
Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright

 

Stacy was an absolute pleasure to work with. She is not only very knowledgeable about the Calgary legal market, she works tirelessly to seek out opportunities that are a good, long-term fit. Her professionalism, experience and industry connections are invaluable when looking to make a change in your career. Stacy's diligence and insight were instrumental in making the process as seamless as possible, and I would have no hesitation in recommending Stacy to any friends or colleagues in the future.

Bijan Bhimani
Associate at Dentons Canada LLP

 

Stacy is an absolute pleasure to work with. She acts with integrity and truly understands the value of confidentiality in her role. Stacy is unique in that she works with candidates to ensure they find the right fit; she does not pressure you into accepting opportunities that are not the right fit! I really enjoyed working with Stacy - she cares a lot! She is always responsive, always willing to chat and is super well connected. I have recommended Stacy to several of my friends and colleagues.

Stephanie Henry
Associate at Bennett Jones

 

I am very grateful for Stacy's excellent assistance in a career shift for a junior associate position in Calgary. Stacy is a consummate professional and I was very impressed by her efficiency. Her scope of industry connections and depth of each of those relationships is unparalleled. Stacy helped make the process entirely seamless and hassle-free. High recommendation.

Prateek Gupta
Associate at McCarthy Tetrault

 

Stacy is an experienced, committed and talented recruitment professional. Stacy will not hesitate to invest the time and energy required to ensure a placement that satisfies both the professional ambitions of her candidates and the needs of her clients. It was an absolute pleasure working with Stacy. If you are interested in advancing your career or are seeking advice on potential opportunities, I highly recommend that you contact Stacy.

Stefan Ali
Corporate Counsel at Enerflex Ltd.

 

I was lucky enough to work with Stacy when I wanted to transition from Toronto to Vancouver. Stacy took the time to understand exactly what it was I was looking for, while offering guidance and searching out new opportunities for me throughout the process. Because of her efforts, I was able to land a position at a great firm. 

Stacy is a joy to work with. She is professional, always responsive and very well connected. In short, she is exactly what one looks for in a great legal recruiter. I would recommend Stacy to anyone looking to make a career transition. 

Andrew J. Robertson
Lawyer at Lawson Lundell LLP

 

Legal and Administrative Recruitment - Industry References for Shona Tischner (Director of Legal and Administrative Support):

 

I was fortunate enough to have Shona as my recruiter. Shona helped me find my dream role! Shona's professionalism is outstanding. She sets the bar high assuring your resume gets noticed. She is the leader in legal recruitment as she truly goes to bat for you by getting results. Thank you Shona for all your support and effort! 

Anita Gryckiewicz

 

My entire experience with Shona and Urban Legal Recruitment has been an absolute pleasure. I couldn't have met a nicer person than Shona. Not only did she offer awesome suggestions on how to improve my resume but her friendly nature and encouragement took the stress out of job hunting. Thanks to her I was successful in my job search. I would not hesitate to use Urban Legal Recruitment again and would give Shona the highest recommendation to anyone I know. Exceeds expectations! Thank you Shona, you are fantastic!

Lisa Dow
Legal Assistant 

 

Shona is very personable and very well versed in understanding the needs of both the employer and employee. She seeks only to find the equivatable balance on both sides. She demonstrates a high degree of professionalism and positivity in her approach for job seekers while maintaining a realistic approach. Her multi-faceted background with experience in HR only adds to her skill set and understanding for job seekers seeking the right fit. I would highly recommend Shona whether it be for employers or that of job seekers just entering the work force, or those well versed that are looking for a bright new opportunity. During my acquaintance with Shona she has demonstrated the skill set of a leader in being highly professional, confidential and encouraging.

G. MacLean
Legal Assistant

 

I truly enjoyed working with Urban Legal Recruitment. Shona is amazing at what she does. She found me a placement that has been the perfect fit for me since returning to the workforce.

Sarah Strom
Legal Assistant

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