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Star Anise is an independent legal and compliance recruitment consultancy based in Hong Kong. With expert knowledge of the legal and compliance jobs markets, we focus on your priorities with a fast, discreet, and professional service, and using a pragmatic and empathetic approach. From the moment you meet one of our expert consultants, you will feel the difference in service levels, attention to detail and market knowledge, empowering you to make decisions and ensure that you are in full control of your hiring or job searching process. Reach out and speak to one of our consultants. 

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