Our ability to provide exceptional client service relies on effective teamwork between our lawyers and our legal support teams, who play a critical role in our continuing success. Deacons offers exciting career prospects for legal support specialists in a wide range of fields including:
Each legal department has its own valued secretarial team, which provides wide-ranging support to our fee earners, including liaising with clients, diary and document management and billing support. Our secretarial team is vital to our ability to deliver a first class service and often plays an important role as one of the first points of contact for our clients.
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 click on the link below for details of our current vacancies.
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 "email@example.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.
The primary objective of this role is to advise financial services clients, and in particular fund managers, in relation to their Hong Kong SFC licensing requirements and to handle the preparation, processing and follow up of SFC license applications. Some secretarial support will be available for the position.
The successful candidate will also need to be able to interact with clients and contacts as a “trusted compliance advisor” and to develop and maintain good relationships with relevant persons at the SFC.
The successful candidate will need to maintain a flexible approach and be able to accommodate new and varied work flows. At times may be required to assist on other regulatory and compliance matters within the compliance unit.
Applicants with experience in the following areas will be preferred:
We are seeking a high calibre and experienced paralegal to join our Construction Practice Group. The role is to provide legal support to lawyers within the practice group, including document review, research, preparation of court documents and bundles, drafting simple correspondence, liaising with clients and third parties and translation work. Although the work will be primarily construction litigation, it will also include some general commercial litigation.
We are looking for high calibre candidates to join our Insurance Litigation Practice Group. The successful candidates will provide legal support to lawyers within the practice group and will be closely supervised by experienced lawyers. This is a good opportunity for bright and enthusiastic candidates to gain legal and practical experience.
The role will be involved working in different types of insurance litigation matters including but not limited to the following duties:
The role will be focusing on IPO projects and will include but not be limited to the following duties:
Immediate availability is definitely an advantage.
We invite applications for a Patent Executive in the Patent and Designs group.
The Patent Executive will be responsible for providing technical and administrative support in the prosecution and filing of Patent and Design applications in China and other countries under supervision and guidance of supervising Patent Attorneys.
Applicants should hold strong degree(s), preferably in electrical or mechanical engineering.
Strong Chinese (Mandarin) and English language skills (both written and oral) are essential. Proficiency in spoken Cantonese and any experience in or familiarity with patent prosecution is an advantage.