​Legal recruitment ​

We have been recruiting lawyers into the APAC region for more than 15 years, with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, and Vietnam our team works closely with key firms in the APAC region to drive their growth and recruitment strategies forward.

With particular specialisms within the Australian, Hong Kong and Singapore private practice markets our team are very well placed to assist with your search. Our long-term relationship approach with lawyers allows us to be uniquely placed to assist them when they are ready to move, fully understanding their motivations and manage the hiring processes more effectively.

Market knowledge

Our in-depth knowledge of the market and partnerships with law firms means that we are extremely well placed to advise on your potential move and make sure you are only looking at options that really meet what you are looking for

Global reach

Our ability to work with our clients globally by making the most of our international offices and platform means that 50% of our APAC roles are either exclusive or retained with Hydrogen

Long-term relationships

We have partnered with our clients for many years and truly understand their business and what they are looking for. This allows us to present the right opportunities for you and has led to 75% of our candidates accepting offers within three months of beginning their application process

Our services

To help our clients in the APAC region attract the best legal talent, we have developed a number of different services and solutions that we tailor to their unique needs.

Choose the best hiring or consulting option for your business.

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Branded Advertising
Candidate Engagement Events
Contingent Search
Exclusive Search
Market Mapping
Retained Search

Our latest jobs

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Case studies

Delivering the very best for APAC businesses and lawyers is our top priority. No matter their company size or remit, we will always build bespoke solutions to meet their unique needs and challenges.

These are just a few recent examples of how we have added value to their businesses.

Enhancing the brand profile of an international firm
Enhancing the brand profile of an international firm
Mapping the Middle East market to uncover specialist talent
Mapping the Middle East market to uncover specialist talent
Retained search for a Magic Circle firm
Retained search for a Magic Circle firm
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Our latest insights

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Legal Salary Guide

2021 Legal Salary Guide

We’ve compiled the latest salary ranges and contractor day rates for the legal professionals around the globe.

Download our updated guide to access 2021 salary and rate projections.

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Our team

Thomas Hartwell
Thomas Hartwell
Head of International - Legal View profile
Tamara Salem
Tamara Salem
Head of APAC Private Practice View profile

It’s a job we love because the lawyers we work with are some of the brightest you’ll ever come across