Atticus Legal Recruitment

Atticus Legal is a boutique legal recruitment firm specializing in the recruitment of qualified lawyers and business support professionals. Based in Hong Kong we have successfully placed lawyers at all levels from a number of jurisdictions in leading firms across South East Asia.

Our client base includes top ranking international, UK & local law firms, MNC’s and global financial institutions.



Banking and Finance NQ-3PQE Hong Kong

This top US law firm has a fantastic opportunity for a Mandarin speaking NQ or junior lawyer keen to focus on Banking and Finance to work for this pre-eminent partner on a range of leveraged and acquisition finance matters for financial institutions, corporations and PE sponsors. Common law qualification essential. WS4017

Arbitration 1+PQE Hong Kong

Stellar opportunity for a HK qualified junior lawyer to join this globally recognised arbitration practice of a US firm as it continues to go from strength to strength. You will work on a mix of litigation and complex and high-profile arbitrations alongside a reputable partner. Mandarin skills required. Candidates without arbitration experience will also be considered. WS4029


Aug 16th

Fieldfisher is to open a legal support centre in Belfast, years after firms such as Herbert Smith Freehills, Baker McKenzie and Allen & Overy made similar moves in the Northern Irish capital. Fieldfisher says it expects to house 125 personnel in Belfast within the next three years, with 14 people having already been recruited. The office […]

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Aug 16th

Allen & Overy (A&O) has announced its autumn 2018 trainee retention figures, with 80 per cent of its 46 qualifiers staying on. With a total intake of 46, 44 trainees applied to qualify, 40 of whom were offered newly qualified positions. Overall, 37 trainees accepted the offers. “This is a good result and one which […]

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Aug 16th

Continental sold all shares in Continental Automotive Switzerland AG, Rüthi/SG to RUHAMA Finanz Holding AG. Walder Wyss advised Continental Swiss as legal advisor in this transaction. The team was led by Urs P. Gnos (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and further included Mark A. Reutter (Partner, IPIT), Samuel Lieberherr (Managing Associate, Corporate/M&A), Mirjam Olah (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Vera Krüttli (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Nico Bernhard (Associate, Corporate/M&A), Simone Wetzstein (Associate, Employment), Christoph Stutz (Associate, Employment), Janine Corti (Counsel, […]

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Aug 16th

No5 Barristers’ Chambers crime specialist Phil Bradley QC has successfully prosecuted a murder case at Birmingham Crown Court. Gavin Casey, 31, was jailed for life, with a minimum of 20 years, after being found guilty of murdering Christopher Messenger, 36, at a shared house in Highfield Road, Washwood Heath, Birmingham, in February. Presenting the prosecution […]

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