Michael Allen

Financial Services Pure Search, Associate Director

Mr. Allen specialises in the placement of legal professionals into in-house positions in banking and financial services across north Asia. He has established a strong client and candidate base and has successfully placed lawyers into banks, asset management and private equity firms from Vice President to Chief Legal Officer level.

Mr. Allen has experience working in both London and Hong Kong. He started his career in London at a global recruitment firm across banking and alternative investments, before joining Pure Search in 2014 and moving to Hong Kong.

Despite a healthy volume of new mandates coming to market, Q1 has seen a relatively ‘sticky’ start to the year within the in-house financial services legal space with protracted hiring processes and…
April 2016