Our business services team is integral to the firm’s success. We aim to deliver excellent client service and are always looking for talented individuals with the ability and commitment to help us achieve this goal.
Deacons offers exciting career prospects for professionals to work alongside our leading team of lawyers in a wide range of fields including:
The accounts team plays a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of the firm’s business, protecting our financial assets, and managing day-to-day billing and administration of client accounts, as well as ensuring we comply with all necessary regulatory and statutory requirements.
Our people define us so it is essential that we continue to attract, develop and retain the best. Deacons’ Human Resources team plays an important role in ensuring that we achieve this, providing operational support in relation to talent management and employee relations, as well as managing rewards, resourcing, and training programmes. Meanwhile our Administration team is what keeps the firm’s business running smoothly, taking care of premises, messenger services, mail, catering and client conference facilities.
Our team of dedicated Information and Library Services professionals manages the firm’s all important legal and business information resources, including both printed and online material. They work closely with our lawyers to assist in complex legal research and support our business development initiatives.
Our IT experts provide high quality, high speed systems and solutions allowing us to deliver a first class service to our clients. We rely on our IT team for infrastructure and service delivery, as well as customer support. Our aim is to be the most technologically advanced firm in Hong Kong, so we are always keen to hear from IT professionals with the skills to help us achieve this.
Our Marketing & Business Development team plans, develops and implements strategic business development activities and firmwide initiatives, such as our sector and client care programmes. The team also plays an exciting role in managing the firm’s internal and external communications, client and industry events, intelligence gathering and CRM, as well as promoting the firm in Hong Kong and internationally.
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 email@example.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
5th Floor, Alexandra House
18 Chater Road
or by email to "firstname.lastname@example.org"
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.
Report to: IT Client Services Manager
This job has two parts. The first part is as a member of the IT Service Centre support team. This team is key to helping provide Deacons staff with a quality IT support service. They provide 1st and 2nd line support to our internal customers. They help resolve IT issues in a timely fashion and escalate problem as required to other teams within ISD. The second part of this role is training development and delivery. This involves working with the team to identify areas to train end-users on to help them better leverage our systems. They will help develop training materials around this and then do the training delivery. They will help grow the body of training materials and the training catalogue within the IT department.
The person filling this role must be a good communicator and a good listener who takes time to understand the users problems before recommending a solution. They must be able to understand the users’ issues and provide accurate advice to assist.
We aim to make the role varied and exciting by ensure that at times the successful candidate is asked to get involved in other activities including developing helpdesk procedures, SOP, and other project work. Training and development to help the candidate progress in their career will be provided.
This will include activities as follows:
The successful candidate will display the following attributes:
We are looking for an Assistant Human Resources Manager to provide valuable guidelines on how to manage, evaluate and retain employees.
This role is responsible for, but not limited to research performance evaluation methods and designing company policies. To be successful in this role, you should have an academic and professional background in HR, along with good understanding of labor legislation.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Head of Business Development to support our business development team. Working closely with partners and key members of the support team, you will have a solid background in both strategic and operational marketing plus communications.
The successful candidate will report to the Director of Operations and work closely with the whole BD team in order to deliver first class business solutions.
Market strategy and planning:
Client portfolio and key account management:
Key Skills & Requirements:
For more than 165 years, our lawyers have dedicated themselves to delivering high quality legal advice. We are Hong Kong’s oldest, independent law firm with deep roots in the community and a profound understanding of its legal, cultural and business environment. With over 630 dynamic people, we are consistently ranked among the top law firms in Hong Kong across all major practice areas by market-leading legal directories and publications.
Deacons Academy is the professional development and training function of the firm. It is responsible for developing high calibre professional staff so that they can serve clients successfully. Deacons Academy aligns training with the business goals of the firm while also ensuring all of the Law Society of Hong Kong’s CPD and RME requirements are met.
Work closely with the Learning and Development team leader by assisting in the successful execution of the firm’s professional development strategy and training programs. This includes helping raise the profile of Deacons Academy within the firm, managing the different learning activities and related logistics i.e. liaising with the Law Society of Hong Kong, classroom training with internal and external trainers, Learning Management System, eLearning and blended learning.