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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:

Professional Support Officers/Assistants and Paralegals

 

Secretarial

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.

 

How to apply

Please send your full CV 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.hk"
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

Requirements:                                                                                      

  • At least 5 years of experience in handling conveyancing matters, preferably also with experience in handling project transactions
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, with confidence in attending clients independently
  • Good command in both English and Chinese languages, and proficiency in Putonghua is a definite advantage
  • Good computer skills; well versed in MS Word and Excel
  • Meticulous and conscientious, organized and self-motivated

 

Requirements:

  • Formal secretarial training
  • At least 3 years of legal secretarial experience
  • Excellent English and Chinese languages skills. Proficiency in Putonghua is an added advantage
  • Good English audio typing skill
  • Well versed in MS Word (English and Chinese word processing skills) and Excel
  • Attention to detail, organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work overtime

 

  • Preparing and drafting bills for approval, finalizing and sending approved bills to clients for payments
  • Maintained all data and matter files properly on Elite/Inprotech and BTMA/DHK systems
  • Secondary graduate or above
  • Relevant experience with accounting/e-billing systems, well versed in MS Word, Excel and Chinese Word Processing
  • Good command in both the English and Chinese languages
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn and proactive
  • Willingness to work overtime

The role will be providing legal support to the Funds team and will include but not limited to the following duties:

  • assisting in the preparation, processing and following up of licence applications
  • assisting and supporting other duties within the compliance and regulatory practice group
  • assisting in the co-ordination and liaison with regulatory authorities and clients

 Requirements:

  •  A degree holder in legal or financial studies or other related professional discipline
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the financial services industry including funds management, compliance and regulatory functions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English and Chinese language skills
  • A good team player