Our Story

With a history going back to 1994 (as part of a larger international organisation), 2008 in South Africa, and now since 2016 in New Zealand and Australia - our firm has been delivering on our promise to match the best candidates to the best jobs.

From humble beginnings, we have since moved on to place over 10,000+ candidates internationally across South Africa, the UK and now New Zealand and Australia.

Our Approach

We are both dynamic yet friendly. We pride ourselves on delivering results, applying sound principles of recruitment delivery and technical expertise. We look forward to securing you your next role, or to working with you as a client, regardless of the level or scope.

Partnership Opportunities in New Zealand / Australia / and the UK

Westlakes are currently expanding and we are looking to speak with individuals with the skills and experience required to take our international operations to the next level... What's in it for you? The most innovative commission model and profit sharing in the business. We are professional service providers to our clients. We therefore only engage with the best future partners.


Auckland, New Zealand

AEC - Architecture, Engineering & Construction


We're looking for a specialist contract recruiter for the AEC space in Auckland. You'll be a successful recruiter with around 10 years under your belt, keen to move to the next sage in your career.

Brisbane, Australia

Accounting & Finance - Commercial & Professional Practice


If you are a successful hybrid recruiter (contract and perm) based in Brisbane City, Gold Coast, or Sunshine Coast - then we are keen to talk to you. You will also cover recruitment for WA (Perth).

London, UK

Accounting - Professional Practice only


A unique opportunity to specialise in Professional Practice - with a difference. Westlakes has a patented technology set to revolutionise the way Professional Practice recruits CAs. If you are a specialist CA recruiter, with a penchant for IT, then we will be very keen to engage with you.

Next Steps...

Keen to know more about us or how we work? Or want to work with us (or for us?) Then get in touch today - we look forward to hearing from you!