Carl Hopkins is a Managing Partner in the Partner Practice Group in the Asia Pacific region (ex Japan).
Carl is a Hong Kong Permanent Resident and has been based in our Hong Kong office since 2007. He specializes in partner-level search and recruitment as well as assisting US and UK firms establishing offices in Asia (12 offices across the region to date).
Since making the transition from private practice to legal search in January 2005, Carl has placed partners both in and out of leading US and UK Magic Circle firms in London and Asia. He has a particular expertise in placing partners with corporate, private equity, investment funds, FCPA, litigation and finance backgrounds.
Carl began his legal career as an attorney in private practice, specializing in real estate law. After five years, he transitioned into legal search working for a boutique search firm based in London. Carl has worked exclusively as a specialist law firm partner recruiter for more than 10 years.
The College of Law, London: LL.B.
University of Southampton: B.A., Archaeology, with honors