Nick Carrad Managing Consultant


“I am passionate about helping senior lawyers find balance in their lives. This usually starts with the right job. I bring a straightforward approach to recruitment, which often involves very frank and transparent conversations to understand a person’s motivations to move or to hire. I get a thrill from providing a clear and strategic approach to what is a complex and competitive environment.”

Nick Carrad, Managing Consultant in our Partner Practice Group, specializes in talent acquisition and partner placement for law firms throughout Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Nick grew up in Australasia and has lived and been schooled in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Australia. He is fluent in French and English and has conversational Bahasa Indonesia.


Nick has a decade of experience in executive search and selection, having worked with a leading Australian and Asian-based legal recruiting company prior to returning to Singapore. Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Nick services as managing partner at Asia Legal Recruitment, focusing on both advisory and talent acquisition for law firms (international and local), financial institutions and MNCs based in Singapore, Hong Kong, the wider South East Asian region and the Middle East.

Nick is a New South Wales qualified lawyer. His legal career focused on dispute resolution, which he practiced in the Sydney office of a leading national firm.


Nick’s successful placements include many levels of in-house counsel as well as from managing partners to junior associates. Nick has detailed market insight as well as up-to-date knowledge of regulatory changes affecting the regional legal landscape.


Bond University: LLB

Macquarie University: B.A., Media & Anthropology