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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

Resourcing Manager

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 a well-established and substantial litigation and arbitration practice in Hong Kong. We are seeking a high calibre lawyer with 2-5 years of post-qualification experience, to join our Commercial Litigation Practice Group. The workload will consist of general commercial, shareholders and cross-border disputes. Applicants must be Hong Kong admitted solicitors with PRC legal qualification, possess solid technical legal skills and have had exposure to a variety of commercial disputes. The successful candidate will work closely with a team of experienced lawyers and will have the opportunity to get involved in challenging and high quality work. Applicants must have excellent English and Chinese language skills. Native in Putonghua is a must.

Deacons has an award winning Intellectual Property practice in Hong Kong.  Our Hong Kong and International Trade Marks Group is looking for a highly motivated junior lawyer with trade mark experience gained from an international law firm or an IP law firm.  The successful candidate will handle a wide range of trade mark matters including clearance searches, prosecutions, oppositions, and portfolio management, and will work directly with senior lawyers. 

Requirements:

  • Degree in law from Hong Kong or a common law jurisdiction
  • Newly qualified to 2 years of PQE experience in trade marks matters, including Hong Kong experience
  • Fluent in written and spoken Chinese and English
  • Self-motivated, good common sense, solid work ethics, able to multi-task and to work under pressure
  • Organized, attention to details, team player, and good communication skills

We have an opening for a lawyer with 2-5 years of post-qualification experience to join our award-winning Corporate Finance Practice Group. Applicants should ideally be graduates from renowned universities and admitted in Hong Kong or other jurisdictions with solid experience in equity capital market and corporate transactional work involving listed companies. Applicants must have excellent English language skills (spoken and written) with the ability to read and write Chinese (simplified and complex characters). Fluency in Putonghua is definitely an advantage.  We are looking for a team player who possesses strong legal and inter-personal skills. This is an excellent opportunity for lawyers with outstanding credentials to be involved in top quality work.

We are seeking a high calibre Hong Kong qualified solicitor with solid experience to join our well-established Property Department.  Our conveyancing practice is diversified and our clientele includes major property developers, renowned local and international banking and financial institutions, private and listed companies.

We will consider applicants who have solid experience to handle conveyancing work including but not limited to leasing, tenancy agreements, sale and purchase of properties by way of asset deal and/or share deal, mortgages, development project work depending on the candidate's experience.