Maria Cifuentes


Maria is a Legal Support Recruitment Specialist with more than 28 years experience combined in both the legal and recruitment sectors.  With a genuine passion for people, Maria founded Boutique Legal Recruitment as a unique agency that is solely dedicated to providing the highest quality, professional and personal end to end recruitment experience for clients and candidates alike. 


Maria takes the time to establish a rapport with every candidate, she is genuinely interested in getting to know them and learning about their career journey thus far. Maria considers it a privilege to assist candidates find that elusive dream role.  She can easily relate to candidates seeking a career change for a myriad of reasons, after-all, every story is special and every candidate unique. 


Maria’s outstanding reputation for building strong and enduring client relationships is well placed.  Her ethics, integrity and professionalism are at the very core of her character and are demonstrated in all that she does.  These qualities are truly what sets BLR apart as a first class recruitment agency, and quite simply are the very essence of what Maria Cifuentes is most proud of.


07 3210 1446 or 0431 644 446

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Ashleigh  Agosta

Senior Consultant

Ashleigh joined Boutique Legal Recruitment in 2012 as an Executive Assistant.  Due to her innate ability to understand candidates and clients’ requirements and her passion for helping others achieve their dreams she was able to quickly transition into the capacity Para-Consultant and then Consultant role.


During her time here, Ashleigh has cemented strong relationships and has developed an in depth understanding of the needs of our clients and candidates, ensuring that she is able to partner with them to make their life easier.


Ashleigh prides herself on getting it right and is passionate about helping people.  She has a warm, caring, personable and professional approach and breathes integrity in all that she does.


With Ashleigh being a former Legal Secretary and Personal Assistant in the legal industry, she really does understand the dynamics and potential intricacies involved with working ‘on the tools’ in both top tier law firms and smaller boutique environments which has helped her succeed as a Consultant.

07 3210 1446 or 0433 482 967

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Kylie Allen

Executive Coordinator

Kylie has considerable depth in providing support at this level for more than 23 years over a variety of industries including Recruitment, Legal, Psychology, Engineering, Accounting, and Insurance.


Over the years, Kylie has worked with a number of CEO’s, Directors, Executives and Senior Managers, both within institutional organisations as well as within boutique corporations on a more personal level. 


Since 2002, she has held senior administrative positions, where she has been empowered with the responsibility of directing and mentoring other administrative staff while delivering on the expectations of clients, Board Members and Senior Management.


Kylie prides herself on her ability to fast track business decisions and manage shareholder reporting, and corporate governance and generally alleviate business stresses allowing Executives to concentrate on their primary focus.  She is direct and effective, underpinned by a high level of corporate communication and an appropriate level of discretion and diplomacy.  She strives for long term and trusting relationships across the vast sector of commerce, at all levels.


Having worked in both the human resources and legal sectors for a number of years she is well-placed to understand the specific needs of both BLR clients and candidates alike.  You can rest assured, whether you’re an employer wanting to discuss your business needs, or a job-seeker looking for your next challenge, Kylie has the skills and experience to warrant your confidence.  Kylie is also the ‘’go-to’’ person and coordinates office management and is proactive in ensuring that everything in the business runs smoothly, efficiently and timely. 


07 3210 1446.

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In keeping with BLR’s commitment to respect, we acknowledge the Turrbal and Yuggera people as the traditional owners and custodians that the land we are located on, and of the Brisbane region, and recognise that this land has always been under their custodianship. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and to emerging community leaders.

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