Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world’s leading legal search firm, today announced that Ashish (Ash) Raivadera has joined the firm’s Partner Practice Group as Head of Private Practice for South Asia, and will lead operations at the newly opened Major, Lindsey & Africa (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

“Ash possesses a strong knowledge of the Singapore legal market after recruiting there for 18 years and having witnessed dynamic changes over that time,” said Brent Harris, Executive Director, International Operations at Major, Lindsey & Africa. “He has developed an excellent reputation amongst clients and candidates from international law firms, banks, and corporations in various industry sectors in Southeast Asia, and we are delighted that he now brings that enhanced level of experience and insight to MLA’s legal recruiting efforts in the region.”

 In recent years, while working at ATR Associates Pte. Ltd., Ash has focused on partner and counsel placements with international law firms in Singapore and Southeast Asia, providing strategic advice and detailed market analysis to global, regional and local law firm heads.   As the region has grown, Ash has also become involved in helping firms to find solutions for their Singapore or Indonesian offices.  Most recently, he has assisted a number of major US and UK firms open their offices in Singapore.    

Ash joins Major, Lindsey & Africa’s existing APAC Partner Practice team of Carl Hopkins (Hong Kong), Tom Stretton and Michael Robertson (Sydney), Laurie Lebrun (Tokyo), and Andrew Ng (Beijing) who also act for law firm partners.