Financial Services

Market and regulatory pressures require Financial Services firms to evolve in order to operate successful and profitable businesses. The skills and qualifications required of financial services legal and compliance leaders will continue to change, as firms seek more revenue and opportunities and respond to the increased demand for risk management and meeting regulatory requirements. Legal and compliance leaders in this space must demonstrate excellent judgment, superior critical-thinking skills and business-friendly results orientation; they must also excel at collaboration and change leadership while demonstrating maturity and deftness in resolving conflicts.

Our Experience

Our unparalleled global footprint enables us to serve a wide range of financial clients, including asset and wealth management firms, hedge funds, endowments and foundations, private equity and venture capital firms, insurance companies, broker dealers, proprietary trading firms, real estate firms, specialty finance companies and other diversified financial services organizations. Consultants in our Financial Services legal search practice are experts across a variety of industries and functional specialties, including:

  • Alternative investments (hedge funds, sovereign wealth, family office)
  • Asset and wealth management
  • Consumer and commercial financial services
  • Insurance
  • Investment banking and markets
  • Private equity
  • Proprietary trading

Navigating the Market

Our team's consultants are experts in attracting, developing and retaining legal and compliance talent. We have deep insight and knowledge of these specialized markets and deliver much more than highly qualified candidates. We help our financial services clients solve their most important business problems by bringing them world-class talent to tackle issues, identify opportunities and drive results for maximum impact. Located in key financial centers globally, we focus on strategic, complex assignments across an organization's Legal and Compliance Department, including searches for general counsel (GC), chief legal officers (CLO), chief compliance officers (CCO) and heads of regulatory affairs, as well as staff attorneys and compliance officers reporting into the GC or CCO.


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