Law - Private Practice

The Legal Profession and the In-House Legal market has always been central to our business.

Carlyle Kingswood Global is focused on acquiring high performing lawyers and practice groups for law firms and in-house legal departments across the globe.

As the legal profession has globalised, we have evolved our industry reach into Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia and North America. We offer insights to our clients on the global legal market, as well as access to an international pool of senior key performers.


  • Establishing an international law firm in Sydney by introducing 6 partners and 18 lawyers from Australia's largest law firm
  • Placed PRC disputes partner with silver circle UK law firm in Beijing
  • Retained by Magic Circle law firm for global corporate search covering Europe, Asia and Australia
  • Placing a top-tier Energy & Resources Partner into a major global firm as Australian Head of Energy & Resources
  • Placed Managing Partner with UK firm (HK Office)
  • Placed Corporate Insurance Partner into top 20 UK law firm
  • Placed Managing Partner with UK firm (HK/Head of Asia)
  • Placed Managing Partner from US firm into top 20 UK firm (HK)
  • Placed numerous corporate partners (IPO/M&A) into UK/US firms
  • Placed PRC partner with silver circle UK firm
  • Retained by Magic Circle firm for global corporate search
  • Placed various senior counsel with leading investment banks/MNCs
  • Build out of tier 1 IP/TMT practice (HK partner hire)
  • Placed strategic FCPA/investigations lawyer with US firm
  • Retained mandate for funds partner
  • Placed tier 1 corporate insurance partner (top 15 UK firm)
  • Placed senior insurance litigator into top 20 UK firm
  • Retained by UK firm for corporate & disputes partner searches
  • Build out of new office in Asia for top tier Japanese firm
  • Retained mandate to establish Hong Kong office for international law firm
  • Placed equity capital markets partner from international firm into leading PRC firm