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We headhunt the best legal talent globally for both private practice (Am Law 100, Big Law, Magic Circle) and in house clients.  

We are not, and do not endeavour to be, the largest recruitment firm.  Our goal is to be the agency of choice for clients and for exceptional lawyers looking for opportunities for elite international law firms and in house roles.  

We source candidates for clients for the main financial centres of London, New York, the Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, PRC, Seoul, Tokyo and Australia.  Our search for candidates is global. 

A track record since 2012 of headhunting specific individuals and teams for our clients tailored for requests such as bar qualification (U.S., E&W, Hong Kong, ANZ), language capability (Mandarain, Japanese, Korean) and practice expertise.

Horizon Recruitment is a search firm which maintains long-term relationships with our clients founded on deep market knowledge, confidentiality and shortlisting tier 1 talent for roles in:

  • In House 
  • Compliance & Regulatory 
  • Private Practice in
    • Corporate
      • Capital Markets (Equity & Debt)
      • Private Equity & Venture Capital
      • Mergers and Acquisitions
      • Funds
    • Banking & Finance
      • Leveraged acquisitions
      • General banking
      • Project Finance, Energy, Oil & Gas
      • Asset finance
    • Litigation, International Arbitration
    • White Collar & FCPA
    • Media, Entertainment & Sport
    • Projects & Energy




Candidates VIEW MORE

Based out of Hong Kong & Singapore we specialise in placing candidates into private practice, compliance and in house roles in the main financial centres of London, New York, the Middle East, Singapore, Hong Kong, PRC, Seoul, Tokyo and Australia and we have relocated candidates into and out of all of these locations.  Our search for candidates is global.

We work closely with managing partners, heads of practice and HR departments at most of the leading global law firms. We have the experience to represent you to an agreed targeted list of firms that fit with your career goals and advise on:

  • current remuneration scale and benefits;
  • team structure and reporting lines;
  • career path and opportunites at law firms or in house clients;
  • billable hour targets;
  • relocation; and
  • interview format and technique.

Whether you are considering a move to another law firm, a move overseas or making the transition to in house counsel we can add value to your decision.

We cover private practice and also in house opportunities globally.


Owned & managed by former Magic Circle lawyers with experience working at top-ranking U.S. and Australian firms.


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