Ricardo Paredes Consultant

Ricardo Paredes, Legal Associate Attorney Search Consultant

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Ricardo Paredes Joins the Associate Practice Group at Legal Recruiting Firm Major, Lindsey & Africa in Sydney September 11, 2017 Ricardo Paredes has joined the firm in Sydney and ... Read More

I seek to provide personal attention to each and every lawyer I work with while providing them access to the best legal opportunities available. My network and experience recruiting across different jurisdictions enables me to be a knowledgeable adviser to lawyers who seek to engage my services.

Ricardo Paredes, a consultant in our Sydney office, focuses on recruiting associates throughout Australia and Asia Pacific for local, national and global law firms and corporations. He has helped some of the world's leading private practice lawyers identify the best legal opportunities for their career aspirations. Ricardo has also built strong relationships with many of the world's elite law firms.

Ricardo resides in the upper north shore of Sydney with his wife, Momoko, and two young sons, Ryu and Taiga. He loves to play and watch basketball and is a lifelong fan of the Boston Celtics. When he is not at work, you can find him spending time with his family on one of the many beautiful north shore Sydney beaches.

Experience

Ricardo joined Major, Lindsey & Africa from Ethos BeathChapman, where he led the Sydney-based legal recruitment team and specialized in helping associates and partners identify career opportunities with global, national and boutique law firm clients in Australia and Japan. Prior to this, Ricardo was a legal recruiter with international recruitment company Michael Page, placing associates, special counsel and partners across top tier global and national law firms in Australia. From 2009 to 2013, he was a senior legal consultant at East West Consulting K.K. in Tokyo, Japan's largest executive search firm, where he built and headed the private practice legal recruitment discipline, placing associates, special counsel and partners across global US, UK/Magic Circle and Japanese law firms.

Ricardo began his career in Lima, Peru, as a member of the Latin America proposal team with Nippon Koei, Japan's leading consulting firm specializing in technical and engineering services to developing countries.

Placements

Partner, Head of Energy practice, global US law firm

Partner, Corporate practice, global US law firm

Partner, Head of Property, boutique Australian law firm

Special Counsel, Corporate practice, Magic Circle law firm

Special Counsel, Banking & Finance practice, Magic Circle law firm

Special Counsel, Corporate practice, national Australian law firm

Special Counsel, Construction practice, national Australian law firm

Senior Associate, Real Estate practice, national Australian law firm

Associate, Corporate practice, top-tier Australian law firm

Associate, Banking & Finance practice, top-tier Australian law firm

Associate, Corporate practice, global US law firm

Education

Flagler College: B.A., Business Administration & Management