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Deacons bolsters corporate commercial practice with new partner hire

Deacons has strengthened its corporate commercial practice with the hire of Mark Stevens, an experienced corporate lawyer, as Partner.

Before joining Deacons, Mark was a Partner at the Hong Kong office of international law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. Prior to that, he was a partner with Mayer Brown, a firm where he spent more than 18 years.

In a career spanning more than three decades, Mark has worked with clients in the Asia Pacific region on their inbound and outbound M&A, joint venture, private equity and other commercial transactions. He has broad sector experience working on transactions involving logistics, trading, sourcing, retail, fast moving consumer goods, real estate, hospitality, ecommerce, publishing and natural resources.  His clients included blue chip listed and private entities, private equity funds as well as public utilities and statutory bodies.

Cynthia Chung, Partner and Head of the Corporate Commercial Group, at Deacons commented, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Mark to Deacons. He is a seasoned lawyer and has serviced clients in the Asia Pacific region on their various corporate transaction requirements, inbound and outbound. He will be a valuable addition to the team and will bolster our Corporate Commercial practice, enabling us to widen the scope of our offering and enhance our position as Hong Kong’s leading local law firm.”

Mark joins our highly ranked Corporate Commercial practice which now comprises seven partners, two consultants and 33 legal professionals.

Key Contacts

Mark Stevens

Partner | Corporate Commercial

Email or call +852 2825 5192

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