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Ria is an LLB graduate from the University of Sheffield, having graduated in 2009. Ria has nearly four years’ recruitment experience and has developed a strong understanding and network within the niche area of shipping law. At BCL Legal, Ria specialises in recruiting for the legal functions of the maritime industry with a client base ranging from international group P&I clubs, shipping law firms, ship owners and ship management companies. Ria has previously placed candidates in roles across Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

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Questions to expect in an interview

Interviews are a funny thing – they are supposed to be a two-way process and a really good way for both sides to get to know each other. Ultimately, if all goes well you will be spending a large amount of time with each other – so it’s not just about making sure that the skill-set is right, it’s also about getting the personalities matched as well. That being said, there are always going to be...


What I have learnt this year

Firstly, I have learnt that as you get older, a year goes so much faster! When I was at school, a six week summer holiday seemed to last an age, yet 2017 has seemed like a “blink and you miss it” year! Anyway, moving on….. 2017 has been quite a year for me, not in the sense that there have been many momentous changes but I have definitely learnt a lot about myself. In a (sometimes slightly tenuous) way...


Why should I stay in my current job?

I suppose it’s a strange question for a recruitment consultant to ask really. According to general perception, we recruiters are all about convincing you to make a move – after all, it’s what our business is based upon. That being said, it is a question that we at BCL ask our candidates. It’s not that we don’t want you to move – but we feel that by asking this question we can get a really solid...

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