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David Roberts

David Roberts, Managing Partner Asia

Legal and Governance, In-house, Law: Private Practice - Hong Kong/China, Singapore

Email : P : +852 9528 5318 M : +65 9695 2306

David is one of the founders of Carlyle Kingswood Global and has been in the legal recruitment and executive search industry since 2001. David first visited Asia with his family in 1993 and returned regularly until deciding to relocate to the region permanently.

Our team is widely recognised as the go to search firm for lawyers considering a move and for law firms considering to hire/ merge or establish new offices.  

We are consistently a market leader with regards to partner placements. Last year Carlyle Kingswood Global made nearly 200 placements which included moving over 30 law firm partners across the Asia Pacific region (into UK, US, PRC, big 4 & offshore law firms). Our team has also moved hundreds of associates/in-house counsels across multiple areas of law and geographical locations.

David’s track record includes moving entire law firm divisions/ practice areas, moving managing partners, setting up offices for international law firms in Asia as well as recruiting Head of Legal/General Counsel/ Country & Asia heads for in-house clients.

Many of the roles our team work on are retained/ exclusive to Carlyle Kingswood Global where law firms and in-house clients are searching for the best talent in the market. We work on global mandates covering Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Australia, Japan, Thailand, Korea, India, Philippines, UK, EU and the US.


View our Consultants' track record in Hong Kong/China

View our Consultants' track record in Singapore

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