Our Approach

Lewis Sanders provides tailor made recruitment solutions according to individual client needs. We operate primarily on a contingency basis across Asia and recruit lawyers at all levels from junior associates to equity partners and general counsels. We also have a strong track record of placing law firm management professionals including professional support lawyers, marketing, business development and human resources and senior compliance professionals.

In order to provide results-driven recruitment solutions, we recognise the importance of gaining a true understanding of our clients’ core values and specific recruitment needs. We have a proven track record of building strong and lasting relationships with both our in-house and law firm clients by consistently providing a professional yet personal level of service.

What We Do

Private Practice

Strong track record of placing Partners, Associates and Paralegals at international law firms across the region

In-House Legal & Compliance

Leading In-House practice supporting Financial Services, MNCs and HK Listed Companies for legal and compliance roles

Business Support

Providing first rate support for law firms from COOs and office managers, through to tech support, change management and legal secretaries

Business Development & HR

Leading the way in Business Development and Human Resources recruitment within the legal sector


Specialist contracting and interim resourcing covering legal, business support and compliance. We are able to fill short to long-term fixed term contracts and can offer a temporary payrolling service.

Why Choose Us

Professional service

Unparalleled track record

Strong insight and in-depth knowledge of the market

Excellent reputation

Extensive relationships built on trust, credibility and dedication to our clients and candidates

Ultimately understanding your requirements and providing you with the right candidate, for the right role so that they develop and grow with you

Recent Placements


  • Senior Legal Counsel, Global Asset Manager
  • Senior Derivatives Legal Counsel, PRC Bank
  • Corporate Counsel, Payment Company
  • Regional Legal Counsel, Infrastructure PE Fund
  • PRC Legal Counsel, Energy Company
  • Funds and Data Privacy Counsel, Global Asset Manager
  • Data Privacy / Commercial Lawyer, Travel Tech Company
  • Group Legal Counsel, Listed Conglomerate
  • Legal Counsel, AI Company
  • Legal Counsel, Data and Search Company
  • VP Legal, Investment Bank
  • Data Privacy Analyst, International Retailer
  • Senior M&A Lawyer, Global Technology Company
  • Legal Manager, Global Asset Manager
  • Regulatory Lawyer, Regulatory Body
  • Senior M&A Lawyer, Cryptocurrency Company
  • Senior Compliance Manager, UK Asset Manager


Private Practice

  • Corporate Partner, US Law Firm
  • Litigation Partner, Offshore Law Firm
  • Employment Associate, International Law Firm
  • M&A / PE Associate, US Law Firm
  • Family Law Associate, International Law Firm
  • FCPA Associate, US Law Firm
  • Litigation Partner, International Law Firm
  • Employment Counsel, International Law Firm
  • Litigation Counsel, International Law Firm
  • Litigation Associate, US Law Firm
  • Funds Associate, US Law Firm
  • Banking Associate, Magic Circle Law Firm
  • Corporate Associates, Multiple US and International Law Firms
  • Litigation Associate, Offshore Law Firm
  • Corporate Senior Associate, Offshore Law Firm
  • PSL, Magic Circle Law Firm


Business Support

  • Corporate Paralegal, UK Law Firm
  • Funds Paralegal, US Law Firm
  • Litigation Paralegal, Offshore Law Firm
  • Conveyancing Paralegal, US Law Firm
  • Immigration Executive, International Law Firm
  • Accountant, UK Law Firm
  • Billing Assistant, US Law Firm
  • Night Secretary, US Law Firm
  • IT Trainer, US Law Firm
  • Legal Secretary, US Law firm
  • HR Generalist, UK Law Firm
  • HR Recruitment Executive, US Law Firm
  • Company Secretary, International Law Firm


Business Development

  • BD Manager, UK Law Firm
  • Head of BD, US Law Firm
  • Marketing Manager, Offshore Law Firm
  • Senior Events Executive, International Law Firm
  • Marketing Executive, Offshore Law Firm
  • BD & Marketing Executive, Silver Circle Law Firm
  • Marketing & Communication Executive, Silver Circle Law Firm
  • BD & Marketing Assistant, International Law Firm
  • BD & Marketing Executive, US Law Firm
  • BD & Marketing Coordinator, Silver Circle Law Firm
  • BD & Marketing Consultant, US Law Firm
Employment / HR Compliance      Global Retailer      Singapore     3-8 Years     More Info
AVP – IBD Legal      Global Bank     Hong Kong     3-5 PQE     More Info
PRC Legal Counsel      Top PRC Bank       Hong Kong     10 PQE     More Info
Senior M&A Counsel      Global Conglomerate     Hong Kong     12-18 PQE     More Info
Compliance Officer     PE Fund      Hong Kong      3-5 Years     More Info
Senior M&A Lawyer     Energy Company     Shanghai     10+ Years     More Info
Funds Associate      Global Law Firm     Hong Kong     2-10 PQE     More Info
Funds Associate      Offshore Law Firm     Hong Kong     3+ PQE     More Info
Employment Senior Associate / Counsel      UK Law Firm     Hong Kong     6+ PQE     More Info
M&A Associate    Top UK Law Firm     Hong Kong     3-6 PQE     More Info
Disputes & Restructuring Lawyer      Offshore Law Firm      Singapore     5+ PQE     More Info
Corporate/M&A Partner      Int’l Law Firm Affiliate      Hong Kong      8+ PQE    More Info