Welcome to Hughes-Castell

HUGHES-CASTELL

Recruiters of the best legal and compliance talent in Asia-Pacific since 1986. Founded by Helen Castell, a pioneer in legal recruitment, Hughes-Castell was the first legal recruitment consultancy to target Asia and began recruiting lawyers from London to Hong Kong.

Jobs

Corporate Lawyer (5+ yrs PQE) Shenzhen

Sector: In-house Legal

Industry: Semiconductors

Specialism: Corporate

Consultant: Vicky Liu

A major player in the semiconductor industry is looking for an experienced corporate lawyer as a Legal Counsel based in Shenzhen to support the ongoing growth in the Asia Pacific.

Compliance Lead (10+ yrs EXP) Tokyo

Sector: Compliance

Industry: Financial Services, Information Technology and Services

Specialism: Compliance

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

An exciting opportunity for a compliance professional looking for a leadership role.

Transaction Counsel (8+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector: In-house Legal

Industry: Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Specialism: Commercial, Corporate

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

This is an exciting opportunity to play a meaningful role in working on strategic initiatives to grow and evolve the business.

Legal Counsel (5+ yrs PQE) Shenzhen

Sector: In-house Legal

Industry: Semiconductors

Specialism: Commercial, Corporate

Consultant: Vicky Liu

A major player in the semiconductor industry is looking for an experienced corporate lawyer as a Legal Counsel based in Shenzhen to support the ongoing growth in the Asia Pacific.

Latest Jobs

Corporate Lawyer (5+ yrs PQE) Shenzhen

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Corporate

Consultant: Vicky Liu

Legal Counsel Crypto Fintech (7+ yrs PQE) Tokyo

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Commercial, Corporate

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Compliance Lead (10+ yrs EXP) Tokyo

Sector:Compliance

Specialism:Compliance

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Latest Insights

Private Practice Round-up 2021

03 January 2022

Asia In-house Legal Market Outlook 2022

31 December 2021

Career Paths for China-based Lawyers with Doreen Jaeger-Soong

07 December 2021

Now is the right time to consider changing jobs

30 November 2021

Legal Move Updates (Oct – Dec 2021)

04 October 2021

The Age of the Chief Legal Officer

30 August 2021

Despite ongoing Covid-19 issues, legal markets are picking up across Asia Pacific

31 October 2021

Track Record

Nov 15, 2021

Representative Private Practice Placement: Hong Kong

Hughes-Castell recruited a Partner (Private Wealth) for a UK international law firm in Hong Kong, China.

by Vicky Liu

Oct 27, 2021

Representative Private Practice Placement: Vietnam

Hughes-Castell placed a Corporate Partner for an AmLaw 100 firm in Vietnam.

by Sam Kenworthy

Oct 20, 2021

Representative In-house Compliance Placement: Brazil

Hughes-Castell placed a Head of Compliance for a digital financial services giant in São Paulo, Brazil.

by Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Sep 30, 2021

Representative In-house Compliance Placement: Hong Kong

Hughes-Castell recruited a Head of Compliance JAPAC for a global biopharmaceutical company in Hong Kong, China.

by Sherry Xu

Accolades & Awards

Doreen Jaeger-Soong: Asia Law Portal's 30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022
Hughes-Castell: ARA 2020 Hong Kong for Best International Recruitment Agency
My hiring was only possible because of Doreen's great timing and understanding of both parts situation.
Head of Compliance and AML - Fintech
"Hughes-Castell has helped us to fill a managing director role and other qualified lawyer positions for our Legal in Vietnam, and I have always found them very professional and efficient"
Managing Partner(Vietnam & Cambodia) - MNC
Hughes-Castell has a deep understanding of the legal industry, its evolution in the different jurisdictions, as well as specific industry needs of the employer.
General Counsel - Luxury Fashion House