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

Senior Legal Counsel, Global Business (7-10 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector: In-house Legal

Industry: Consumer Goods

Specialism: Commercial, Compliance, Regulatory, Operational

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

A world-leading B2B beauty business seeks a senior lawyer to support their successful and growing operations.

General Legal Counsel for EU (10+ yrs PQE) Europe

Sector: In-house Legal

Industry: FinTech

Specialism: Commercial, Corporate, Reguatory

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Rare opportunity to join one of the world’s largest and most exciting digital technology group of companies as the first head of legal for the EU (inc. UK).

Regional Tax Manager, APAC – Contract Role (6+ yrs PQE) HK/SG

Sector: Private Practice (Supporting)

Industry: Law Practice

Specialism: Tax

Consultant: Vicky Liu

This leading international law firm is seeking an experienced Tax Manager for a regional role based in Hong Kong or Singapore on a contract basis of up to twelve months.

Compliance Manager (6+ yrs EXP) Beijing/Shanghai

Sector: Private Practice

Industry: Law Practice

Specialism: Compliance

Consultant: Vicky Liu

Our client, a top-tier UK law firm, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Compliance Manager.

Latest Jobs

Senior Legal Counsel, Global Business (7-10 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Commercial, Compliance, Regulatory, Operational

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

General Legal Counsel for EU (10+ yrs PQE) Europe

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Commercial, Corporate, Reguatory

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Senior Legal Counsel (12-15 yrs PQE) Singapore

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Corporate, M&A

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

VP & Group Senior Legal Counsel (12+ yrs PQE) Singapore

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Corporate, M&A

Consultant: Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Latest Insights

Tech Unicorns continue to lure big names from Private Practice in Asia

30 April 2022

Omicron wave slows Asian legal markets' recovery

30 April 2022

Building a network in a post-pandemic world

01 April 2022

Tips to prepare for a legal internship

31 March 2022

Celebrating IWD 2022 with the first Chairwoman in Vietnam of an international law firm

08 March 2022

Boutiques target International Arbitration in Singapore

28 February 2022

Slow recovery is real, but optimism is ahead

31 January 2022

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

07 December 2021

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

31 October 2021

Track Record

Feb 07, 2022

Representative In-house Legal Placement: Hong Kong

Hughes-Castell recruited a Senior Regional Legal Manager for a global apparel retail group in Hong Kong, China

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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

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