Private Practice Recruitment

Since 1985 when we were the first legal and compliance recruitment consultancy to target Asia, Hughes-Castell has been widely regarded as the best partner for private practice recruitment in the region.

  • Expertise
  • Our strong understanding of the needs of today's law firms in Asia’s evolving markets gives you specialized, personalized service for every role you need to fill.
  • Speed
  • Our longstanding knowledge of the market’s leading lawyers and our unparalleled resourcing network means you will be ahead of the pack in identifying the talent necessary to drive your firm forward at all levels.
  • Connections
  • Our longevity in the market is second to none which means our connections are widespread. From the most senior partners to the hungriest junior lawyers, we have a reputation for nurturing close working relationships and are trusted to guide all of our candidates to make the right career choices.

Track Record

Law firms of all sizes and specialties rely on us for their legal recruitment needs at all levels.

Whether you are looking to launch a new practice with a senior partner hire, open in a new jurisdiction with a team, swell your junior ranks or enhance your professional support function, our track record shows we can fulfil your requirements and expectations.

  • Partner – a member of the 'Magic Circle' leading UK law firms
  • Partner – one of the 50 largest law firms in the world
  • Litigation Partner – one the largest law firms in the United States
  • Corporate Partner – amongst the ‘100 Best Places to Work in America' for the past 10 years
  • Solicitor – one of the largest and most established China-based law firms
  • IP Counsel – an AmLaw 100 firm
  • Litigation Lawyer – well established china-focused law firm
  • Legal advisor – law firm featured in the list of Best Workplaces in the UK 2012
  • Professional Support Lawyer – a member of the 'Magic Circle' leading UK law firms
  • Corporate Associate – world's largest IP practice law firm
  • Corporate Associate – one of the Top 100 Most Prestigious Firms in the US
  • Paralegals – various local and international law firms in Asia

For more information on private practice recruitment, please get in touch with Sam Kenworthy at or call (852) 2520-1344.


For more information and how we can help you, contact us today!

Hong Kong
(852) 2520-1168
(86) 10 6581-1781
(86) 21 2206-1200