Hong Kong Legal and Compliance Executive Search Firm

Hong Kong’s Leading Legal, Risk & Compliance Search Firm.

Ashford Benjamin was founded with the belief that search firms should offer a better service to clients and candidates. This means taking the time to provide a genuine partnership, understanding our clients’ and candidates’ needs, and pro-actively advising on the best course of action, utilising the decades of experience we have in the legal, risk and compliance search industry.

Employment Agency Licence Number :  61717

Our Services

Clients include global aw firms and to tier financial institutions


Our clients include global law firms, top tier financial institutions and multi-national companies, and we are renowned for partnering with growing businesses and working with them closely.
We place candidates in the correct positions


We are firmly focused on helping the right professional into the right job for him/her and the employer. This is why we will take the time to thoroughly understand your needs.

Legal Recruitment Hong Kong

Legal Recruitment

Our expert advisors have a long history of placing lawyers into high-profile legal jobs in Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific, including private practice jobs and legal counsel jobs.

Compliance Recruitment Hong Kong

Compliance & Risk

Our team place Head of Compliance jobs and Chief Compliance Officer jobs in Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific, into financial services, and multi-national companies.
Market Entry Consultancy Hong Kong

Market Entry Consultancy

Ashford Benjamin has successfully advised a number of international and PRC law firms on entering the Hong Kong legal market.

Legal and Compliance Resources


Read our news and resources section to keep abreast of changes within the legal and compliance sector, including regulatory updates.

Latest Jobs


Throughout the legal recruitment process we do all we can to promote and maintain a good working relationship with each of our partners, read a selection of recent testimonials and feedback from both candidates and clients.

Ben is an outstanding recruitment professional par excellence. He has great experience of the region and knows the right people and the right talent for the right role. Certainly, a stand-out in the Hong Kong recruitment industry!

General Counsel

Global Asset Management Firm

Ashford Benjamin have filled a number of legal roles in our organisation in recent years, including three Executive Director level hires. They have consistently produced comprehensive shortlists for all the searches on which we have instructed them, and have succeeded in filling roles in specialist areas that are notoriously hard to fill. They are responsive, knowledgeable, and we feel confident that we have hired the best possible lawyers in the market for our team.

Managing Director

Top Tier Global Financial Institution

AB are incredibly proactive.  They called me within a week of me starting my new role to find out what the hiring needs were for the team.  They were the only search firm to do so.  They are also consistently the firm who comes up with the best longlist of potential candidates, even for a niche area.  Really recommend them.

Financial Regulatory Partner

Top Tier Global Law Firm

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