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Sam Kenworthy

Director - Head of Private Practice


Sam graduated from the University of Kent in 1998 with LLB Hons. and was awarded a prize for outstanding contribution to Kent Law School. After completing the Legal Practice Course in 2000, he joined London law firm Lawrence Graham where he worked in the real estate department. Three years later he moved into legal journalism with publisher Legalease, writing for The Legal 500 and Legal Business Magazine, where he held various editorships and became a correspondent for the Asia Pacific region. In 2007 Sam relocated to Hong Kong to join a bespoke legal recruitment consultancy operating at the senior end of the private practice market across Hong Kong, China and South East Asia.

In 2012 he joined Hughes-Castell as Head of Private Practice where he oversees comprehensive coverage of the market, personally focusing on senior-level hires in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Vietnam.

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Practice Areas

Latest Jobs

Associate/Senior Associate, General Banking & Structured Finance (3-8 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector:Private Practice

Specialism:Banking, Structured Finance

Consultant: Sam Kenworthy

Corporate Partner (7+ yrs PQE) Singapore

Sector:Private Practice

Specialism:Corporate

Consultant: Sam Kenworthy

Legal Counsel, IP/IT (5 yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Privacy/Data Protection, Information Technology

Consultant: Sherry Xu

Senior Legal Counsel (10+ yrs PQE) Hong Kong

Sector:In-house Legal

Specialism:Commercial, Corporate

Consultant: Sherry Xu