The legal world is changing, the role of the lawyer has altered dramatically in the past few years and GRM recognises this. It is an industry that is embracing technology, AI and faces challenges and obstacles like all others. As an industry, it will continue to see changes to the way it functions, the service it delivers and the way it charges it’s clients.

GRM Search has a multi-award winning legal and compliance recruitment practice that places legal professionals across mid to senior levels within international law firms, financial institutions, and multinational companies. We offer private practice, in-house counsel and compliance jobs across a wide variety of sectors in Asia and Africa.


Our private practice recruitment teams support a wide range of roles including equity and salaried partners, directors, associates, candidate lawyers, paralegals and private practice support jobs in the human resources, marketing, and business development departments.

Notable recent placements:

  • Of counsel and partner placements, top-tier international law firms, Hong Kong
  • Associate – corporate finance, banking & finance and employment lawyer, leading international law firms
  • Corporate partner, Hong Kong, established US firm
  • Senior Associates, Magic Circle and top international firms (M&A, capital markets, project finance, disputes, funds, offshore)

GRM Search works across all sectors included but not limited to the following specialist areas:

  • Asset finance legal jobs
  • Aircraft finance & aviation legal jobs
  • Banking & finance legal jobs
  • Capital markets legal jobs
  • Commercial legal jobs
  • Construction legal jobs
  • Corporate (including M&A) legal jobs
  • Crime & fraud legal jobs
  • Dispute resolution & arbitration legal jobs
  • Employment legal jobs
  • Funds legal jobs
  • Insurance legal jobs
  • Insolvency legal jobs
  • Intellectual property (IP) legal jobs
  • Islamic finance legal jobs
  • Maritime & shipping legal jobs
  • Oil & gas legal jobs
  • Offshore legal jobs
  • Private equity & asset management legal jobs
  • Private client & trusts legal jobs
  • Projects, energy, transport & natural resources legal jobs
  • Professional support legal jobs
  • Real estate legal jobs
  • Sports legal jobs
  • Structured finance & securitisation legal jobs
  • Tax legal jobs
  • Technology, media & telecoms (TMT) legal jobs



Our in-house recruitment team works across financial services, industry & commerce, and professional services, placing legal professionals across all levels of seniority including legal advisor, professional support lawyer (PSL), in-house counsel and head of legal jobs

Notable recent placements:

  • Head of legal & compliance, APAC, global bank, Hong Kong
  • General counsel, APAC, global insurance company, Hong Kong
  • Associate general counsel, APAC, global asset management firm, Hong Kong
  • Head of sanctions, APAC, top-tier global investment bank, Hong Kong
  • Head of KYC, APAC, top-tier global investment bank, Singapore
  • Director, head of legal, re-insurance group
  • Head of legal, PRC, market leading property development group
  • Senior legal counsel, global hotel group
  • Senior transactional counsel, major casino operator

GRM Search works with many of the leading brands across multiple sectors, offering job seekers a range of choices:

  • Airlines
  • Asset management
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Building, construction & engineering
  • E-commerce
  • Energy/ Oil & gas
  • Food & beverage
  • Hotels & gaming
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Logistics
  • Media
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Real estate
  • Retail & luxury brands
  • Shipping
  • Technology
  • Telecoms



Our compliance recruitment team work across financial services, industry & commerce and professional services, placing candidates across all levels of seniority, including head of compliance, director of compliance, VP compliance, compliance manager, head of financial risk, information security, legal & compliance manager, legal & compliance director, risk & compliance manager, risk & compliance director and risk & compliance analyst jobs.

Notable recent placements:

  • Local head of compliance, insurance company, Hong Kong
  • Compliance manager, law firm, Singapore
  • Director of legal & compliance, asset management firm, Hong Kong

GRM Search recruits for the following areas:

  • Anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering jobs
  • Compliance jobs
  • Corporate governance jobs
  • Data protection & information security
  • Financial Crime & fraud
  • Internal audit
  • Risk

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