Legal & Compliance

Legal & Compliance

With extensive legal and compliance recruitment experience in the APAC region, Formative Search has partnered with a range of international law firms, service providers, multinational corporations, financial institutions and TMT companies, to place mid-senior level professionals in-house, in private practice and across risk and
compliance functions.

Having placed over 150 legal and compliance professionals in multiple countries in Asia, Formative Search has a well established and comprehensive network of quality candidates and can efficiently identify candidates at all levels of seniority. Working on contingent, temporary and retained searches, the team has represented a diverse range of clients from start-ups to massive global brands.

Our specialist areas are as follows:

  • Private Practice

  • In-house Industry & Commerce

  • In-house Financial Services

  • Contract Lawyers and Paralegals

  • Risk & Compliance

Legal & Compliance Jobs


Legal & Compliance Clients

Legal & Compliance Testimonials

  • ​Formative Search helped me to find a new position in the maritime and shipping industry. Throughout the entire process, (they were) friendly, committed and went the extra mile to ensure that I was fully prepared and ready for the interviews. I deeply appreciated their insight and experience and I would not hesitate to rely on them if the need arises.

    Legal Counsel

    Marine Service Company

  • ​Formative Search helped me land the perfect role! I had been working overseas for a while, and they got in touch with an exciting role that offered me the opportunity to move back to Singapore. Formative Search guided me through the process and prepped me with what to expect. I would recommend them.

    Media Partnerships Lead Counsel

    Technology Company

  • ​Formative Search placed me in my role and I would highly recommend them as they know the market well, were helpful in preparing me for my interviews and were very responsive in their follow up. Thanks guys!

    Head of Legal, Singapore

    Technology Company