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We understand that our people are the key to our success. That is why Deacons provides a challenging and dynamic environment, fostering a culture in which people share knowledge and contribute to the firm’s continued growth. We are also committed to supporting our people, providing opportunities for ongoing learning and professional development.

We have the highest standards. Deacons delivers world-class legal solutions to our clients and operates at the forefront of significant developments in Hong Kong and China, as well as internationally. As a Deacons lawyer, you will be confident, intelligent and have an excellent academic and professional record. An awareness of current affairs and the global market is also something that we look for, as well as enthusiasm and the ability to work as part of a team. You will have excellent legal, analytical and communication skills, and combine these with a determination to succeed and a practical approach to problem solving.

So if you want an exciting and dynamic career at Hong Kong’s leading independent law firm, and believe you have what it takes to be a successful member of our team, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact hresources@deacons.com  for more information about career opportunities at Deacons or click on the link below for details of our current vacancies.

How to apply

Please send your full CV either by post to

The Head of Human Resources Department 

Deacons
5th Floor, Alexandra House
18 Chater Road
Central
Hong Kong 

or by email to "hresources@deacons.com"
or to private fax: +852 2810 9126. 

We will only consider applicants who apply directly to our firm and not through recruitment agencies. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be destroyed within 6 months.

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Deacons has one of Hong Kong's leading Intellectual Property practices.  Our Trade Marks Group seeks highly motivated, bright and dynamic junior lawyers with trade mark experience preferably gained from an international law firm or an IP law firm.

Job Descriptions:

  • Handle a wide range of trade mark matters including trade mark searches, prosecution work, oppositions and portfolio management
  • Will work directly with partners and senior lawyers

Requirements:

  • Education: Have either obtained a law degree in Hong Kong or other common law jurisdiction
  • Experience: Preferably 1 to 2 years of IP / trade mark experience
  • Languages: Fluency in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) and English (both written and spoken)
  • Traits: Team player, proactive, diligent, multi-tasking, time sensitive, attention to details, and organized

Deacons has a well-established and substantial litigation practice in Hong Kong.  We are seeking a high calibre lawyer with 3+ years PQE to join our Commercial Litigation Practice Group.  Applicants with less than 3+ years PQE, with relevant experience, will also be considered.

Applicants must be Hong Kong admitted, possess solid technical legal skills and have had exposure to a variety of commercial litigation.  The successful applicant will work closely with a team of experienced lawyers and have the opportunity to get involved in challenging and interesting work.  Applicants must have excellent spoken and written English and Chinese language skills.  Proficiency in Putonghua is an advantage, but not essential.