Legal & Compliance

Legal & Compliance

Team Overview

The Apex Legal and Compliance team combines local expertise with global perspective to provide rewarding outcomes for its clients and candidates. Our team of legal recruitment specialists focus on partnering with global companies and law firms to help them secure the best possible talent in the Japanese and broader Asian Pacific markets, while helping to guide legal and compliance professionals through the sometimes daunting process of making career changes.

Central to this commitment is in-depth industry and market knowledge, allowing us to craft customized solutions suited to various types of organizations. Our clients range from international law firms to financial institutions to global companies in a wide range of industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Science and Technologies, IT, Consumer, and Automotive industries.

Over the years we have considered it a privilege to help candidates as they transition to new career opportunities in law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments. These roles vary from Legal Counsel through to General Counsel; Corporate Compliance Officers to Compliance Heads. We also assist various qualified lawyers, both local and overseas, and spanning all levels, from paralegals to associates through to partners.

Areas of Coverage

  • Legal Manager
  • Compliance Director
  • Bengoshi Associate
  • Bengoshi Partner
  • Partner
  • Head of Legal & Compliance
  • Associate
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary
  • Compliance Officer
  • Legal Counsel

Working With Apex

Share Resume or CV

Share your resume or CV by filling out a contact form: Here. An Apex consultant will review your profile and then contact you to set up a meeting if there is a match.

Meeting With Consultant

You will have a friendly conversation with your Apex consultant discussing experience and career history, career goals, plans for the future, and review current opportunities if interested.

Client Introduction

Apex will introduce your profile to any companies agreed upon, handling all communication and scheduling with the client in order to streamline the process.


Your Apex consultant will help you prepare for each step of the interview process by going over both general interview preparation and specific advice relative to the client, products, and interviewers. If client feedback is positive, your consultant will set up any additional interviews necessary while maintaining close contact with you throughout the entire process.

Offer & Resignation

If the details of the offer do not match your expectations, Apex will handle all negotiations in a professional manner. Once the offer is signed, your consultant will support you through the resignation process. Our top priority is helping you succeed and achieve your career goals.

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Our Team

Brock Worbets

Managing Director

Shotaro Kukita

Senior Associate

Nanami Yano


Genaro Hogaku


Wakana Harata