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 16 key service areas and three representative offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Deacons is Hong Kong’s largest independent law firm with approximately 720 employees in total.

Firm Awards: China Law & Practice ‘Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year 2018’, IFLR 'Hong Kong Firm of the Year 2017,' Chambers Asia-Pacific and China Business Law Journal’s 'Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year 2016,' Asian Legal Business 'Employer of Choice 2017',recognized in Human Resources Asia Recruitment Awards 2017 for 'Best Graduate Recruitment Programme', Hong Kong Council of Social Services ‘5 +years Caring Company Award’, Asian-mena Counsel ‘Most Responsive Domestic Firm of the Year 2017’

Banking and Finance: Consistently ranked as one of the leading firms by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, and awarded ‘Firm of the Year’ for Banking and Finance by Asian-mena Counsel (2014-2016).

Capital Markets: Ranked first among Hong Kong law firms in terms of advising on the largest number of IPOs/new listings announced in the first half of 2018. Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Chambers & Partners Asia- Pacific and Asia Pacific Legal 500.

China Trade and Investment: Awarded ‘Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year’ by China Law & Practice 2013-2018 and ‘Hong Kong Firm of the Year’ by China Business Law Awards 2012-2016.

Competition: Awarded Asian-mena Counsel ‘Firm of the Year’ 2016 for Antitrust & Competition.

Construction: Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific, and awarded ‘Construction & Infrastructure Firm of the Year 2016’ by China Business Law Journal and ‘Firm of the Year’ for ‘Construction and Real Estate’ by Asian-mena Counsel (2014-2016).

Corporate and M&A: Awarded Asian-mena Counsel ‘Firm of the Year’ 2016 for Corporate M&A, IFLR ‘Private Equity Deal of the Year’ and ‘Hong Kong Firm of the Year’ 2017, The Asia Legal Awards 2017 ‘M&A Deal of the Year: Private Equity & Venture Capital’. Ranked as Band 1 Independent Hong Kong Firm for Corporate / M&A by Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2013-2018.

Employment & Pensions: Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific. Awarded ‘Firm of the Year’ for Employment by Asian-mena Counsel 2017.

Insurance: Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific.

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

Intellectual Property: Awarded 'Hong Kong Firm of the Year' from 2015-2018 by Managing IP. Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific and Asia Pacific Legal 500. Ranked as a Silver Tier firm for Patent Litigation and Transactions by IAM Patent 1000 in 2016 and 2017, and a Gold Tier firm for Patent Litigation in 2018.

Investment Funds: Consistently recognised as a leading firm in retail funds and private funds by Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific and Asia Pacific Legal 500. Awarded 'Best Onshore Law Firm - Client Service' in 2015 and 2016 at the HFM Asia Performance Awards. Honourable Mention for ‘Alternative Investment Funds (including private equity)’, Asian-mena Counsel Firm of the Year 2017.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Consistently ranked as one of the leading firms by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific. Awarded ‘Civil Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2018’ by Asian Legal Business, Asian-mena Counsel ‘Litigation and Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year’ (2014-2016), and Honourable Mention in 2017.

Real Estate: Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific. Awarded ‘Real Estate Firm of the Year’ by Asian-mena Counsel in 2016 and 2017.

Regulatory: Consistently ranked as a leading firm by Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific.

Tax: Consistently ranked in International Tax Review and Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Firms.

Deacons
5th Floor
Alexandra House 18 Chater Road
Central,
Hong Kong
Tel 852.2825.9211
Fax 852.2810.0431
http://www.deacons.com.hk



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