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



Derivatives Legal Counsel, European Investment Bank, Hong Kong
Funds Legal Counsel, Asian Asset Manager, Hong Kong
Head of Legal, Start-Up Tech Company, Hong Kong
Head of Digital Legal, Global Bank, Hong Kong
Senior Legal Counsel, HKEx Listed Tech Company, Hong Kong
Senior Legal Counsel, Energy Company, Hong Kong
IBD Legal Counsel, APAC Investment Bank, Hong Kong
Senior Legal Counsel, Payments Platform, Hong Kong

Private Practice


Disputes Partner, Offshore Law Firm, Hong Kong
Private Client Counsel, International Law Firm, Hong Kong
IPO Counsel, US Law Firm, Hong Kong
Corporate Associate, US Law Firm, Hong Kong
Funds Partner, International Law Firm, Hong Kong
Litigation Partner, Hong Kong law Firm, Hong Kong
Corporate Counsel, Offshore Law Firm, Hong Kong
Corporate Counsel, International Law Firm, Shenzhen
Funds Associate, Offshore Law Firm, Hong Kong
Funds Associate, US Law Firm, Hong Kong
Compliance Associate, UK Law firm, Hong Kong

Business Support


HR Manager, US Law Firm, Hong Kong
Finance Manager, US Law Firm, Hong Kong
Group Company Secretary, Top Private Equity Firm, Hong Kong
Office Manager, Professional Services Firm, Hong Kong
BD Manager, International Law Firm, Singapore
Paralegals (Corporate, IP, Funds, Litigation), US, International and Offshore firms, Hong Kong
Legal Secretaries (Litigation, Corporate, Funds) US, UK and Offshore firms, Hong Kong
Legal Executive, In-house, Hong Kong
Legal Assistant, In-house, Hong Kong
Receptionist, Top Private Equity Firm, Hong Kong
Administrative Assistant, Top US Asset Manager, Hong Kong

M&A / PE Legal Counsel      Internet Company      Hong Kong      7-12 PQE      More Info
Legal Counsel      Data Privacy      Hong Kong      2-6 PQE      More Info
Tech Legal Counsel      US Investment Bank      Hong Kong      5-10 Years      More Info
Commercial Legal Counsel      TMT Company      Hong Kong      8-15 Years      More Info
Equities / Prime Brokerage Legal Counsel      US Bank      Hong Kong      4-9 Years      More Info
Aviation Finance Legal Counsel      Hong Kong      3-8 Years      More Info
Senior Associate      Offshore law firm      Hong Kong      More Info
Public M&A Lawyer      Hong Kong      2-6 Years      More Info
Litigation Lawyer      US Firm      4-7 Years      More Info
ECM Lawyer      Hong Kong      2-3 Years      More Info
Banking Lawyer      Hong Kong      2-5 Years      More Info
M&A/PE Associate      Singapore      4-7 Years      More Info