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Doreen Jaeger-Soong

Managing Director & Principal

Born and educated in Hong Kong, Doreen majored in Psychology at Occidental College in California. She joined Hughes-Castell in 1991 and is Managing Director of the company. Since 2011, after a management buy-out, she is also the owner and company Chairman.


Doreen leads the Asia Business Development function and manages and mentors the teams in all Hughes-Castell offices.


Doreen recruits at General Counsel and Partner level, and among her most recent placements have been the Asia Pacific General Counsel of a bulge bracket bank, the Asia General Counsel for a wealth management firm, the ASEAN General Counsel for a global conglomerate, the General Counsel of a Hong Kong listed company, a Partner for the China office of a Magic Circle firm, a Banking Partner for a major international law firm and the Chief Counsel Asia for a private equity firm.


She is fluent in English, Cantonese, German and French and proficient in Mandarin.


EA Licence No: 62810




Latest Jobs

Associate, Investment Funds (3-4 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector:Private Practice

Specialism:Investments/Funds

Consultant: Sam Kenworthy

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