Deacons
Member firm for Hong Kong

Firm Overview

Deacons is Hong Kong’s own world-class law firm and provides an extensive range of legal and commercial services to local and international businesses. With 15 key service areas and three representative offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Deacons is the largest independent local law firm with 54 partners, 250 lawyers and lawyer equivalents and approximately 630 employees overall.

Firm Awards Chambers Asia-Pacific “Client Service Law Firm of the Year 2014”, China Law & Practice’s “Hong Kong Firm of the Year 2014”, ASIAN-MENA Counsel 2014’s “Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm of the Year”, China Business Law Journal’s “Hong Kong Firm of the Year 2014”, Asian Legal Business (ALB)’s “Employer of Choice 2014” and Hong Kong Council of Social Service’s “Caring Company of the Year.”

Banking and Finance Awarded “International Trade Firm of the Year 2014” by China Business Law Journal.

Capital Markets Past winner of “Debt Capital Markets Deal of the Year” by ALB.

China Trade and Investment “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” by China Law & Practice in 2013 and 2014 and “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” by ALB China in 2006 and 2008-2013.

Construction Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, and awarded “Hong Kong Construction Law Firm of the Year” by China Business Law Journal in 2014.

Corporate and M&A “M&A Deal of the Year 2014” by China Law & Practice. Honorable Mention for Corporate M&A in ASIAN-MENA Counsel Firms of the Year 2014.

Employment & Pensions Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific. Nominated regularly for “Best in Labor & Employment” at the Euromoney LMG Asia Women in Business Law Awards.

Insurance Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners AsiaPacific. Awarded “Insurance Law Firm of the Year” several times by ALB.

Insolvency & Restructuring Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500.

Intellectual Property Awarded “Intellectual Property Firm of the Year 2014” by ALB. Won “Hong Kong Firm of the Year 2014: Intellectual Property” by ASIAN MENA COUNSEL.

Investment Funds Won Best Onshore Law Firm 2014 at the HFM Asia Performance Awards. Past winner of “Best Law Firm for Asset Management, Asia Ex-Japan” by AsianInvestor.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Won “Hong Kong Firm of the Year 2014: Litigation & Dispute Resolution” by ASIAN MENA COUNSEL.

Real Estate Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners AsiaPacific, and awarded “Hong Kong Real Estate Law Firm of the Year” by ALB.

Regulatory Honorable Mention for Compliance/Regulatory in ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL Firms of the Year 2014.

TaxConsistently ranked in International Tax Review and Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers.