Case studies

A flexible, team solution reduced costs by 50%+ and gave client complete flexibility.

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Axiom identifited a senior lawyer who could support the legal team in California with all business pertaining to APAC.

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Senior compliance professional with over 10 years of operational compliance experience in the investment banking industry support asset manager.

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The Asia Team:

Yolanda Chan

General Manager - Asia Pacific

Yolanda serves as General Manager of Asia Pacific, she is responsible for the strategic business development, brand transformation and team development, as well as driving Axiom’s business growth and market leadership in the region. Yolanda has over twenty years of management experience, having worked for industry-leading brands in the technology and consumer electronics industried, such as Fitbit, Promethean, and Microsoft.

The Asia Team:

Barry Quinn

Head of UK & International Markets

Barry Quinn serves as Axiom’s Head of International Business, overseeing the teams responsible for all development and activities in those regions. A veteran of the financial services industry, Barry joined Axiom in 2014 after twelve years at SEI, a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions, where he held a variety of executive roles in the United States and in the UK.

The Asia Team:

David Wu

Senior Manager (Asia) - FS

David joined Axiom HK in 2012. Since then David has supported a number of different functions including office management, attorney management and practice management where he remains today. He is currently responsible for managing and growing Hong Kong’s Financial Services Practice.

The Asia Team:

Cynthia Barnardiston

Senior Manager (SG) - C&I

Cynthia Barnardiston is responsible for all aspects of growth, from account management to business development. Before joining the Axiom family, Cynthia spent over 10 years with a multinational executive search firm working across various industries including Technology, FinTech and Energy.

The Asia Team:

Karishma Nair

Senior Manager (HK) - C&I

After 5 years in Axiom’s London office, managing clients within the Technology, Telecoms and Media space, Karishma joined our Asia team. Here, she looks after the Commerce & Industry practice, dealing with everything from front-end business development to management of existing client relationships.

The Asia Team:

Sheryl Satsangi

Senior Manager (Asia) - Talent Acquisition

Sheryl joins Axiom with almost 10 years of recruitment experience in Hong Kong and currently heads the Talent Acquisition function for Asia. Prior to Axiom, Sheryl worked at Pure Professional, managing a team of 17 recruitment professionals across the APAC region, with a focus on private practice and in-house placements. She also has experience in legal recruitment during her time at Michael Page and Christian Dior.

The Asia Team:

Chris Tse

Manager (HK) - Lawyer Partnership

Chris serves as the Talent Partnership Manager in Hong Kong. He is responsible for developing and implementing talent management strategy and overseeing HR initiatives in Asia. Prior to joining Axiom, Chris spent his career in a number of HR roles in major financial services companies.

The Asia Team:

Chelsea Lee

Manager (SG) - Lawyer Partnership & Talent Acquisition

Industry news

Making the case for flexible and agile working in Hong Kong’s legal industry

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Axiom launches contracts intelligence platform to drive radical transparency in corporate transactions

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Axiom launches scalable GDPR contracts compliance solution for top global companies

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Spotlight on:

Susie Schwitthal

Meet Susie:

| PQE : 1999
| Legal Speciality : Asset Management - Private Funds
| Client served up to date : Global Financial Services Institutions

"It’s an ideal platform adapted to the client’s specific needs and matched by the consultant’s availability. A win-win for everyone!"

Join us

"At least 5-10 PQE, experience in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a variety of complex contracts.Ability to read, write and speak in Mandarin Chinese; PRC qualification and China experience would be an advantage."


"At least 3-5 years PQE, experience in banking, including but not limited to general lending, leveraged finance, acquisition finance, structured finance or capital markets.Experience in broker-dealer and/or capital markets issues would be beneficial."


"5- 8 years PQE, experience in drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a variety of complex contracts with an innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives."


At least 5-10 PQE, experience in IT or telecommunications industry drafting and negotiating commercial and technology agreements such as service, marketing, software licensing and confidentiality agreements

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