Geoff Denton, Head of Private Practice - North Asia

Geoff Denton is based in Hong Kong where he heads Taylor Root’s private practice team for North Asia. His personal focus is on assisting US and UK law firms based in Hong Kong with recruitment at the senior level (Counsel/Partner). He is also responsible for overseeing a team of dedicated consultants who are private practice specialists for Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Geoff graduated with an LLB (Hons) in Australia and qualified as a lawyer in Victoria in 2008. He then worked as a corporate lawyer for 7 years in both Australia and in London.

Since joining Taylor Root in 2014 to specialise in private practice legal recruitment, Geoff has consistently been recognised as one of the firm’s top performers. He has gained experience recruiting for US and UK firms in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, London, Paris, Tokyo, Yangon and across Australia.


Geoff Denton, Head of Private Practice – North Asia

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