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About Us

Our Formula

Since 1999, our dedicated team has been at the forefront of our industry, placing legal and compliance professionals throughout the region.

 

We are well placed to provide the optimum match of the region’s legal professionals with law practices and major organisations across industries. We serve newly qualified to senior lawyers throughout Asia Pacific, including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

 

As one of the longest established legal recruiters in Asia, we have built up a portfolio of candidates and clients that is superior in its quality, depth and breadth.

Since 1999, our dedicated team has been at the forefront of our industry, placing legal and compliance professionals throughout the region.

We are well placed to provide the optimum match of the region’s legal professionals with law practices and major organisations across industries. We serve newly qualified to senior lawyers throughout Asia Pacific, including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

As one of the longest established legal recruiters in Asia, we have built up a portfolio of candidates and clients that is superior in its quality, depth and breadth.

We recognise that finding the right role and having the ideal mix in the workplace is not just about matching the area of expertise or the number of years practised.

We help you to find the right balance and take the time to guide you throughout the process. We believe in delivering professional service and adopt a pro-active and responsive approach in our interaction with both our clients and candidates.

We also know that client needs and candidate requirements change with time, and we therefore stay in regular contact to apprise ourselves of your changing needs. 

We combine an unparalleled network and database, in-depth industry knowledge and a strong code of ethics to produce precise candidate-client matches.

This will stand you in good stead whether you are a candidate searching for fresh opportunities or a client looking for a new lawyer for your organisation.

Our Consultants

Our consultants are the reason for our success. All of us are legally qualified and have practised in large law firms and all have in-depth, specialised knowledge of our respective local markets.

We understand our clients’ corporate cultures and their recruitment needs, offer honest and impartial advice to our candidates to ensure the best match in each case.

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I believe in investing the time to get it right.

Surene Virabhak

surene@legallabs.com

Surene is the Managing Director of the firm. She set up Legal Labs so that she could run a recruitment practice in line with her personal philosophy towards work and life. Before becoming a recruiter, Surene practised as an IT lawyer and also worked as an in-house counsel in a regional role. She graduated from the National University of Singapore and is called to the Singapore Bar.

Li Choo

I love helping people find the right path in a labyrinth of choices.

Lau Li-Choo

lichoo@legallabs.com

Li-Choo is a Senior Consultant with Legal Labs Singapore. She has lived and practised as a lawyer in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore but entered the recruitment field after 12 years of practice. From 2003, Li-Choo enjoyed life as a full time homemaker in California, before returning to recruitment in Singapore. She now enjoys placing practitioners with local and international law firms.

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I look forward to helping people with their career development.

Michelle Poh

michelle@legallabs.com

Michelle graduated with a law degree from the National University of Singapore in 2003 and is admitted to the Bar in Singapore. Prior to joining Legal Labs, she worked as an in-house counsel in a global port group, and in an international bank. She enjoys travelling, reading, shopping and checking out new cafes and restaurants.

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I get a kick from matching someone to an eminently suitable role.

Laura Liu

laura@legallabs.com

Laura is legally qualified – admitted in Singapore in 2002 and in England & Wales in 2006.  She started her career in a large law firm and has worked across both private and public sectors, as well as inhouse with a multi-national corporation, and subsequently, a financial institution, in regional roles.  She loves her Kindle, enjoys baking macarons and online shopping, and looks forward to annual ski trips!

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I appreciate that I can positively contribute to not just an individual's life but the family's as well.

Savera Bhatnagar

savera@legallabs.com

Savera is a qualified lawyer who graduated from the Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi. She gained a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Botany and Chemistry before pursuing a degree in law. She has over the years managed a design and build firm in India before relocating to Singapore with her family. Her personal interests lie in the areas of designing jewellery, promoting a dying traditional art form called “Thewa” and spending time with her two children.