Legal & Compliance

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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 and Compliance
  • Associate
  • Paralegal
  • Legal Secretary
  • Compliance Officer
  • Legal Counsel

“The consultants with Apex are well-recognized recruitment professionals in Japan with particular strength in the areas of Legal and Compliance. In my capacity as General Counsel at a global financial institution in Japan, I have enjoyed working with them for a long time, and they have helped me fill vacancies with the right candidates. Their many years of in-depth experience, together with their integrity and prudent approach, make them ideal recruiters when you need to find a right candidate for a Legal/Compliance role. I know they are trusted by candidates too.”

– General Counsel, European Global Financial Institution in Japan

Our Team

John McLean

Team Manager
  • Law Firms
  • In-House
  • Compliance

Meet with a member of our team to discuss your career or business needs

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