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Why Sam Stafford Search?


About Sam Stafford Search

Sam Stafford Search was founded with a key purpose in mind to connect people, present the best talent and offer a different kind of consultancy. With years of experience working in the recruitment industry, we understand how difficult it is to find a true partner who is committed, that isn’t purely about numbers and that really cares.

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Our Expertise

We offer reliable, expert and personalised recruitment services for Human Resources experts across a range of industries as well as Legal Support roles. We have experience in permanent, contract and temporary recruitment across an array of roles ranging from junior to senior levels.

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Roles we recruit for

  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Paralegal & Administration
  • Patents & Trademarks
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Our Values


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establishes connections and is essential to quantify interdependence in relationships with others. We work with your best interests in mind and will always be transparent with you.


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is essential to find the best talent and in offering the finest consultancy service possible. Your time is precious and with that in mind, we will tailor your search accordingly and never send cvs unnecessarily.


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underpins strong relationships and those that are mutually beneficial. We are committed to seeing processes through to the end as well as standing by you as a trusted partner.


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allows full awareness of others and their needs whilst being authentic in approach. We promise to listen to you and truly understand your requirements.


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enables engagement and with the right kind, accurate insight. We endeavor to communicate in the best way and regularly to keep you updated on processes and market insights.


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delivers the best results through collective effort. We believe in the power of working together and work collaboratively with you to find the right match for what you are looking for.

  • “My dealings with Sam have been very positive, I found her both credible and knowledgeable, I would highly recommend!” HR Project Manager, Professional Services

  • “Samantha is a credible professional who provides an exemplary level of service. From initial contact through to placing me in my current role and beyond this, Sam has been personable, engaged, conscientious and diligent in her efforts. I have no hesitation in making this recommendation and look forward to working with Sam throughout my career.” Vice President HR EMEA, Investment Bank

  • “Sam is very well organised with her communication and always puts herself across perfectly. I felt very safe knowing that she was representing me and would certainly trust her to do the same again. Sam cares about who she works with (and for) which is a rare quality.” Professional Development Advisor, Consultancy

  • “I was highly impressed by Sam and definitely recommend her as a recruiter. She is extremely professional, knows her clients inside-out, and really takes the time to get to know her candidates. I've been blown away by her top-notch service; she's set the bar extremely high and really stands out in this industry.” Senior People Partner, Architect Firm

  • “Sam is a well connected professional and she takes the time to fully understand her clients’ needs while being supportive and proactive to achieve the best results. I think Sam is an absolute pleasure to work with! and I would highly recommend her services.” HR & Recruitment Advisor, International Bank

  • “Sam was a brilliant recruiter - definitely one of the best I've worked with during my career. Not only is she genuinely a lovely person but she really took the time to understand what I was looking for in my next role. She ran roles past me that I wouldn't have normally considered but which turned out to be a great match for me in terms of my personality and circumstances.” Learning & Development Associate, Financial Services, Company

  • “Sam has been amazing at finding me a role. Very professional, approachable, helpful and I am very grateful for everything she has done. I secured a great role setting up an HR department in a great firm and I would not have this role without Sam's help. I am looking forward to working with Sam going forward.” Head of HR, Charity, Company