Legal, Risk & Compliance Search

Tom Carson heads up our Legal, Risk and Compliance team at Redstone. Coming from a commodities background, Tom continues to work with clients from this sector but has taken advantage of market trends specifically within Legal, Risk & Compliance across wider financial FICC markets.

“With the rapidly changing working environment driving the need for legal, risk and compliance professionals across all businesses, we decided that it was paramount to provide our existing & future clients with a dedicated team, specialising in the sourcing of these professionals. This has also allowed us to increase our offerings to clients in the wider FICC markets and legal sector."

As a team we build long-term relationships, understanding your businesses needs to find the best professionals for each position within your organisation.

What Our Clients Say:

Five Gold Star Ratings

"I have been in touch with many headhunters throughout the years, but Thomas Carson stands out when it comes to professionalism, ethics and high quality service. He was 100% transparent from start to finish, always making sure that all parties were aligned and that the opportunities presented were in the best interest of everyone involved. I strongly recommend his services and wouldn't think twice before working with him again."

A breakdown of the Legal, Risk & Compliance Division

Legal Search

We work with top tier US law firms, Magic Circle firms, Silver Circles firms, and other highly regarded international law firms on partner, counsel, and associate-level search mandates. In addition to fee-earner recruitment, we also assist you with hiring business professionals such as paralegals, HR specialists, and various other support functions.

We also work with commodities trading houses & producers, brokerages, hedge funds, banks, private banks, family offices, and other international corporations on in-house counsel search mandates.  We’ve built a strong network of experienced GCs and heads of legal, through to junior legal counsel and junior/mid-level associates who are looking to move in-house.

Thomas Ian Eastwood leads the Legal side of the LRC division at Redstone, specialising in private practice search at partner and counsel-level, as well as on associate-level positions.

"I love headhunting for this sector. Central to what I do is connecting top legal professionals with law firms and other corporations across EMEA, SE Asia, and the US.  I get a lot of satisfaction helping people to secure moves that genuinely improve their lives & careers. Our coverage of the legal market allows us to find really diverse opportunities for talented lawyers."

The in-house counsel jobs that work on are primarily with companies that we have established relationships with in the commodities and financial services sectors.

What Our Clients Say:

Five Gold Star Ratings

"Working with Redstone, and Thomas Ian Eastwood in particular, was an excellent experience for me.  Right from the start, Thomas made an effort to understand my needs and preferences.  He then made sure that I knew all my options and worked towards introducing me to the right contacts.  He was always responsive, and as the process progressed, Thomas consistently gave excellent and helpful advice.  I always felt that Thomas was invested in finding me the right opportunity (which he did) and I am glad to have worked with him to reach my new position."

Risk Search

Risk management plays a crucial role in every business. Whether you are looking for corporate & institutional risk management salespeople to capitalise on the risk management strategies of others, or highly qualified analysts and structurers, we are your trusted partner for efficient and effective talent acquisition.

Operating a successful business involves navigating inherent risks, making it essential to find the perfect fit for your risk-related positions. After all, it is your business's profits that are at stake. Our team understands this, and we are dedicated to connecting you with the most suitable candidates who possess the expertise to either thrive in the FICC sales markets or identify and mitigate risks, ensuring the longevity and prosperity of your business.

Here at Redstone, we have access to an extensive network of both passive and active professionals who are experts when it comes to contributing to your business's growth, unearthing risks and implementing risk management procedures, thereby eliminating any risks that are apparent to your business in today's dynamic and ever-changing landscape.

Luke Brace specialises in connecting risk and FICC professionals with new opportunities across Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Luke sits on our Legal, Risk and Compliance desk, he has a great track record of developing new clients into strong partnerships, effectively taking care anything within the compliance and risk spheres

What Our Clients Say:

Five Gold Star Ratings

"100% recommend the service. Luke was very insightful and collaborative throughout the process as well as quick to respond with updates."

Compliance Search

We work with banks, private banks, hedge funds, family offices, commodities trading houses & producers, brokerages, and other international corporations on a range of compliance search mandates. From head of compliance positions through to junior compliance officers, we’ve built up an excellent international network of compliance professionals, ready to meet your hiring requirements.

About Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search

Redstone Legal, Risk & Compliance Search are committed to delivering swift and precise, 360° search solutions for our diverse client base. We take the time to fully understand your hiring  needs before conducting extensive and sophisticated searches based on your specified parameters. Through our professional, consultative approach, we manage processes to the highest level, ensuring that your next hire is the perfect fit for your business, both technically and culturally.

Practice Areas

Our specialist consultants work closely with a range of Private Practice, Commodities Producers, Trading Houses, Brokerages, Hedge Funds, Banks, Private Banks, Boutiques, Family Offices and FinTechs globally.

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Legal & Compliance

Our consultants have been extremely busy in recent years, working with law firms and other corporations in the commodities and private banking sectors to place lawyers of all levels into their teams. Here are some of the recent mandates that we have worked on:

• Corporate M&A Partner / International Law Firm (Germany)
• Arbitration Counsel / International Law Firm (Switzerland)
• Senior Arbitration Associate / Magic Circle Firm (Dubai)
• Competition Partner / International Law Firm (Germany)
• Senior Corporate Associate / US Law Firm (USA)
• Disputes Partner / International Law Firm (Singapore)
• General Counsel / Metal Trading Company (Switzerland)
• In-House Counsel / Commodities Trading House (Dubai)
• In-House Counsel / Asset Management Firm (Germany)
• Head of Compliance / Private Bank (UK)
• Compliance Manager / Fintech Group (Switzerland)
• Senior Compliance Officer / Commodities Trading House (USA)

Risk Management

Our Risk Management consultants have a track record of successfully delivering the highest quality service on our risk and risk management mandates. Since our inception, we have established an extensive network of industry leading professionals, significantly enhancing Redstone’s ability to consistently fulfil our client’s hiring parameters to exacting standards. Our consultants have worked on the following hires:

• Chief Risk Officer / Private Bank (Switzerland)
• Head of Credit Risk / Oil Trading Group (UK)
• Deputy Head of Risk Management Solutions Sales / Commodities Producer (Americas)
• Senior Market Risk Manager / Commodities Trading House (UK)
• Regional Risk Manager / Private Bank (Singapore)
• Global Head of Risk / International Mining Company (Switzerland)
• Risk and Regulation Officer / Fintech (UK)
• Investment Risk Manager, Hedgefund (Switzerland)
• Co-Head of Risk / Private Bank (Dubai)


Please let us know about your staffing requirements below and one of the team will be in touch to discuss your specific recruitment needs.

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