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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 resume 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 purpose 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.

當前空缺職位

Deacons is one of the most prominent and experienced law firms in Hong Kong and was the first firm to obtain licences to operate in 3 representative offices in mainland China.  For more than 30 years, our China Practice Group has helped clients to establish and expand their businesses in China.  We are inviting applications from high calibre lawyers to join either one of our offices in Beijing or Shanghai.

Applicants should ideally be admitted as Hong Kong solicitors; however we will also welcome applicants with requisite legal skills who have been admitted in other jurisdictions.  Applicants should have at least 3 years (for middle level) and at least 7 years (for senior level) of post-qualification experience in corporate and commercial areas with solid relevant China experience.  Applicants must possess strong written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese with total fluency in Putonghua.  Applicants should be dynamic, ambitious, hard working and a team player.   This is an exciting opportunity to join an established law firm to gain exposure to top quality work. For senior lawyers, with possible partnership available for the successful candidate.

Our dynamic Corporate Commercial Group has opening for lawyers at senior level with at least 5 years of post-qualification experiences.

We invite applications from high calibre lawyers to join and handle all aspects of client’s commercial operations in Hong Kong. We provide our clients with timely and high quality work and applicants must have a strong academic record and should possess a background encompassing private M&A and transactional work, as well as drafting, reviewing and advising on a wide range of commercial agreements. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join an established law firm to gain exposure to top quality work. 

Applicants should ideally be admitted in Hong Kong; however we also welcome applicants with requisite legal skills who have been admitted in other jurisdictions. Applicants must possess excellent English and Chinese language skills. Proficiency in Putonghua is an advantage but not essential. A team player with good interpersonal skill.