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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about career opportunities at Deacons or click on the link below for details of our current vacancies.
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Deacons is Hong Kong's own world-class law firm, providing an extensive range of legal services to local and international corporations. With over 165 years of experience in providing legal services, our clients are assured of the integrity and stability of one of the region's oldest and most respected law firms.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic business development (BD) professional to support our Financial Services/Investment Funds group, our leading registered funds practice, in Hong Kong. Working closely with partners and other key members of the team, you will play a fundamental role in delivering the marketing and BD strategy and will be expected to co-ordinate and advise on all related marketing and BD activities.
As the largest investment funds team in Hong Kong, we act for the lion’s share of international and local asset managers. Our work on registered funds is unmatched, and we also have exceptional experience across the full range of alternative investment funds. Our regulatory practice is enhanced by the strength of our local knowledge and our close links to Hong Kong’s SFC, and we are well known for “market firsts” – assisting clients in bringing new and innovative products to the market. According to independent research, we act for 90% of the top 20 investment fund houses in the Asia Pacific region (by assets under management), and for 9 of the 10 fastest-growing.
It would be beneficial if the candidate possesses an understanding of the Investment Funds and asset management market, our competition, and the client base, so as to help identify cross-selling opportunities and tailor advice.Commercial acumen is important.
The successful candidate will report to the Senior Manager Business Developmentand work closely with the wider BD team in order to deliver integrated marketing solutions.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Key client activities:
Pitches, proposals and tenders:
PR, marketing communications and events:
This key role requires resilience, pro-activity and a “Can do” attitude in order to deliver results. This is a busy, dynamic and energetic team. As such, the successful candidate must have proven project management skills and the ability to balance competing deadlines and work collaboratively with multiple teams.