Moving to Asia

We have a specialist team of recruiters who are dedicated to assisting you with your move to Hong Kong. Our recruiters will be able to give you a comprehensive overview of the legal market in Hong Kong, China and Singapore including salary information, in-demand practice areas, the interview process as well as help with securing a suitable role.  

In most cases, employers will provide assistance with relocation. Relocation packages vary from client to client but a mix of the following is usually offered:

  • Airfare for you and your family
  • Shipping costs
  • Temporary accommodation - two weeks to one month in a serviced apartment
  • Discounted real estate agent fees

US qualified lawyers joining a US law firm may also be eligible for a Cost of Living Allowance which on average ranges from US$60,000 – US$90,000 per annum.

The following links provide useful information on living and working in Hong Kong:

Qualifying in Hong Kong




Cost of living 




  • Senior Legal Counsel, Luxury Retailer   Hong Kong   8-15 years  more info
  • Private Asset Manager   Hong Kong   1-5 years  more info
  • Director - Compliance   Hong Kong   10-15 years more info
  • Assistant Director   Hong Kong   2+ years    more info
  • Compliance Officer   Hong Kong   2-4 years more info
  • Corporate   Hong Kong   2-3 years  more info
  • Financial Crimes   Hong Kong   10-15 years   more info
  • Ethics & Compliance Counsel   Hong Kong   7+ years   more info
  • Litigation Associate   Hong Kong   1-3 years more info
  • Competition Associate   Beijing   2-7 years   more info
  • Arbitration Associate   Hong Kong   5-8 years   more info
  • DCM Paralegal   Hong Kong   1+ year  more info