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GDF Suez is a world leading energy company operating across 5 continents. We have recruited six senior people for their business. 

"McKenzie Douglas has maintained a professional relationship with our organisation during the last four years. I have certainly been pleased with the levels of service we have received and as such McKenzie Douglas has become our first port of call regarding recruitment to this department."  Company Secretary / General Counsel 

"I would highly recommend McKenzie Douglas. I found its service to be very professional yet personal, efficient without being persistent, and very importantly, friendly and supportive. Your thorough understanding of my needs and those of International Power was invaluable in ensuring that I made the right career move with the right company. I very much appreciated your candidness and responsiveness throughout the interviewing process. All in all, the experience of dealing with McKenzie Douglas has been very pleasant and rewarding!"  Legal Counsel

BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton is a world-leading global resources company with some 41,000 employees working across 25 countries. They are among the world’s largest producers of major commodities, including aluminium, energy coal and metallurgical coal, copper, manganese, iron ore, uranium, nickel, silver and titanium minerals and have substantial interests in oil and gas. 

"McKenzie Douglas Ltd has maintained a professional relationship with BHP Billiton since 2001. They have assisted in the recruitment of ten high calibre candidates (see below) to our business. Tried and trusted they have become our first port of call for European legal recruitment." 

Roles placed have included: Senior Counsel (multiple), Petroleum, London Senior Counsel, Shipping/Marketing/Freight (multiple), The Hague Senior Counsel, Petroleum, London Principal Competition Lawyer, The Hague Competition Lawyer, Singapore Information Management Lawyer, Singapore Mining Projects Lawyer, London Litigation Lawyer, London.


Travelport is one of the world’s largest, most diverse networks of travel brands and content and a premier provider of travel technologies, solutions and services. We have placed 5 candidates within their UK and Middle East offices. 

"It is essential that any recruitment company fully understands the needs of its clients. McKenzie Douglas always takes the time and effort to keep us up to speed with the changing nature of our business and recruitment requirements, making sure we get the right people in the right roles."  Senior Director, Legal 

"Personally I found working with McKenzie Douglas to secure my role at Travelport a very positive experience. I dealt with the same consultant throughout the process who was friendly and always professional. This approach made me feel like I wasn’t just another candidate but someone the consultant and McKenzie Douglas had got to know on a personal level. This is further supported by the fact that we have stayed in touch with the consultant."  Legal Counsel, EMEA    

Global Telco Network Solutions and Equipment Provider

This client is one of the world’s largest network communications companies employing over 60,000 people and occupying a leading position in key markets across the world. We have fulfilled numerous retained assignments for this company, from lawyers to Head of Contract Management, across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

"My personal experience with McKenzie Douglas has been absolutely encouraging; the services rendered are of the highest professional standard with an incredible degree of flexibility, speed and the right drive to provide active support."  Previous Region Head, Legal & Compliance 

"Having worked closely with McKenzie Douglas and seen first-hand the efficiency and delivery of results that this firm is capable of, I feel very strongly in terms of practices, they doubtless rank among the best. I was particularly impressed with the almost daily updates they provided, the fact that they always kept all parties informed of the smallest detail, and at all times went over and beyond the call of duty to assist in every logistical detail necessary to complete the hire process. I have already recommended this firm to several people; I will certainly continue to do so."  Senior Legal Counsel

International Personal Finance

International Personal Finance is a global provider of financial products and services. We have recruited the Head of Legal Affairs and Legal Affairs Manager for this business, as well as previously recruiting five people for the company they were divested from (Provident Financial). 

"All my dealings with McKenzie Douglas have been thoroughly professional, conducted with complete integrity and with a thorough and in-depth understanding on their part of my key requirements. I would not hesitate to use their services again in the future."  Head of Legal Affairs 

"McKenzie Douglas took time and care to find out exactly what my drivers and aspirations were each time* and provided guidance on potential job opportunities. This in-depth knowledge resulted in good job fits on both occasions. The consultants keep in regular contact and I have every confidence in the advice I receive both from a personal and client perspective."  Legal Affairs Manager