Vijesh Patel Head of In-House Practice Group, South Asia

Vijesh Patel


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Vijesh Patel is the Head of In-House Practice Group, South Asia in Major, Lindsey & Africa's Hong Kong office. He specializes in placing mid- to senior-level lawyers throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Vijesh has worked within many industry verticals in India and Singapore where he has developed key client relationships over the years. He continues to build corporate client relationships across South Asia while actively expanding Major, Lindsey & Africa's Hong Kong presence. Vijesh focuses on developing new business with multinational corporations within commerce and industry and financial services in Hong Kong, Singapore and South Asia, generally.


Vijesh joined Major, Lindsey & Africa after 10 years with a leading London-headquartered legal search firm. At that firm he rose to become a key leader within the Group where he managed multiple divisions in the UK. In 2012 Vijesh relocated to India as a Managing Director to launch and head up their India operation in Mumbai.  There he hired and developed a successful team to execute retained searches across India and Singapore on behalf of multinational organizations as well as law firms.

Vijesh earned his bachelor's degree from The University of Hull and also studied at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the United States.


University of Hull: B.A.