Our experienced legal recruitment team work on behalf of notable law firms, financial institutions, and other commercial entities to find the highest calibre lawyers for key senior vacancies. However, unlike many of our peers, we also devote our time to offering in-depth advice and guidance to individuals on their legal careers.
Private Practice Legal Jobs
We choose to partner closely with law firms that are recognised as the market-leaders in their particular sectors, have sustainable growth plans, and can offer genuine career development to our candidates. We are regularly instructed on the following:
- Partner jobs
- Counsel jobs
- Senior/Managing Associate jobs
- Associate jobs
In-House Legal Jobs
We are particularly renowned for placing lawyers into key legal hires in the financial services sector in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Asia-Pacific, including jobs in investment banks, asset managers, insurers, brokerages and private equity firms, and have personal relationships with the majority of senior lawyers within these organisations.
We are also regularly instructed on searches for legal jobs in IT, FMCG, media, telecommunications, hospitality, luxury brands, retail, construction, real estate, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, healthcare, not-for-profit, government, aviation and a range of other sectors. Our instructions include the following mandates:
- General Counsel jobs
- Legal Counsel jobs
- Vice President / Director / Managing Director – Legal Division jobs
If you are looking to hire in the above areas, or would like to learn more about the current vacancies in the legal recruitment market in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Asia-Pacific, please reach out to one of our team directly, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +852 2315 9500 (Hong Kong), +65 6992 8195 (Singapore).
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Meet Our Experienced Legal Recruiters
He has been awarded Best Recruitment Consultant in Asia-Pacific by Global Recruiter and awarded Best Legal & Compliance Headhunter in Asia-Pacific by AsiaMoney.
He moved to Hong Kong in January, 2010, and has been highly successful in the legal recruitment market since then, placing lawyers and compliance professionals from mid to senior level. He founded Ashford Benjamin Ltd, with the firm belief that the legal market in Hong Kong deserved a better, new kind of search firm.
Ben is a regular contributor to legal journals and is actively involved with furthering the legal profession in Hong Kong; being regularly invited to sit on industry discussion panels and regularly attending Hong Kong Law Society functions.
Aside from legal recruitment, Ben sits on the fund-raising committee of Liberty Asia – an anti-slavery charity, and has advised students on legal careers at Hong Kong University’s Law School.
During his tenure, his team were awarded Best Legal Recruitment Team in Hong Kong by the Recruitment International Awards in 2015 and 2016. Additionally, at the Global Recruiter Awards in 2015, Mohit was commended as a finalist for Best Recruitment Consultant in the APAC region.
Mohit was born and raised in Hong Kong and attended The University of Manchester for his further education. He has grown to be one of Hong Kong’s leading legal recruiters due to his excellent delivery and service.
Michael has a degree in Business, and experience working in both London and Hong Kong. He started his career in 2010 in London at a global recruitment firm across banking and alternative investments, before joining an international search firm in 2014 and moving to Hong Kong.
He has successfully headhunted and placed lawyers at all levels to top-tier international law firms, financial institutions and MNCs across the APAC Region. Prior to joining Ashford Benjamin, he was a consultant at a boutique legal search firm in Hong Kong, where he was part of the team that was awarded the Best Legal Recruitment Team in Hong Kong by the Recruitment International Awards in 2015 and 2016.
Sup grew up in Hong Kong and attended Ryerson University in Canada. Since returning to Hong Kong he has gained significant knowledge and understanding of the Asian legal market, allowing him to provide excellent service and consultation to both clients and candidates.
Louis was brought up in Scotland, and has developed a strong network of lawyers across Hong Kong and Singapore, since relocating to Hong Kong. He has helped a number of these to secure roles in both Private Practice and In-House across Asia. Recent examples have been successfully placing junior to mid-level lawyers In-House with investment banks, fintech and asset managers, as well as placements into international Private Practice law firms. He specialises in the placement of Banking, Corporate, Global Markets, and Investment Funds lawyers across the APAC region.
Before starting as a Legal Recruiter he held account management positions and has worked with an NGO to further animal conservation.
He works on Private Practice search mandates for lawyers across a range of PQE levels and a variety of law firms, both international and local. he listens and works hard to find a role that suits a candidate’s requirements.
Celine grew up and studied in China, the United States, Australia, and most recently Hong Kong SAR. She has been a resident of Hong Kong since she completed her Masters program in 2018.
Celine started her recruitment career at Ashford Benjamin, placing mid-level lawyers and corporate governance professionals into top tier law firms and financial institutions.
Celine focuses on search mandates for lawyers at all experience levels from multiple practice areas and jurisdictions. She provides a personalised and catered approach for all her candidates and clients based on their present and long-term needs and aspirations.