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Oliver James Associates Launches Specialist legal Search Brand in UK and Asia


Oliver James Group today announces the launch of Astral, its dedicated legal search brand in the UK and Asia. Specialising in transactional law, across Corporate M&A, Private Equity, Finance and Securities within private practice and in-house divisions.

Operating from locations in London, Hong Kong and Singapore – Astral collaborates on a global scale, building trusted relationships with the highest-calibre legal professionals across four key areas of specialism.

UK Director of Astral, Jamie Howard, commented:

“Our dedication to transactional law allows us to narrowly target our expertise; reaching 20% of the market on any given day. As well as sharing in-depth insight into the market, this consistent engagement means that the quality of our candidates, as well as the speed in which we can provide them to our clients is unsurpassed.

By concentrating on a hand-picked number of specialisms, Astral can fully immerse in the requirements of its clients. Thanks to this approach, partners can expect focussed expertise supported by unrivalled levels of service, insight and opportunity.

APAC Director of Astral, Arron Leale, commented:

“The launch of Astral is a sign of Oliver James Associates Group’s continued commitment to exceptional client delivery within the legal sector.  Astral has been designed to put the simplicity back into legal recruitment; identifying the best talent available need not be an arduous task. With our complete market coverage and global team of professional consultants, we’re able to deliver effectively and in a timely manner.”

Clients and candidates across the UK and APAC interested in finding out more can visit, or contact either Jamie Howard (UK) +44 203 861 9177 or Arron Leale (APAC) +852 3018 4603.

Astral is a division of Oliver James Associates Limited. Oliver James Associates was established in 2002 and has since grown to operate from 13 offices worldwide. The firm delivers contingent and retained search solutions across a number of core disciplines.


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