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Deacons ranked as a First Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are delighted to announce that Deacons has once again been ranked as a First Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong 2021. We have also been named as one of the Leading Technology, Media &amp; Telecommunications Law Firms in Hong Kong...

CFPG Advised on the Debut Issue of Green Bonds by Guangzhou Metro
Deacons, October 2021
China

CFPG advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city...

Deacons Advises on the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Guotai Junan Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1.4 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons Advises on the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Essence Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 6616), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1,227 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons Assisted Fubon to Launch Hong Kong’s First L&I Products Focused on Taiwan
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons Financial Services team recently assisted Fubon Fund Management in listing two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the HKEX...

Deacons recognised in Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are proud to share that our Construction practice Partner Joseph Chung has been named by Lexology as the exclusive Client Choice Awards winner in Hong Kong’s construction category for 2021.</p> <p>The Client Choice Awards single out law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service and quality they provide...

Deacons recognised in MIP IP STARS 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

We are pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, our Intellectual Property Senior Associates Barbie Ho and Tracy Li have been named “Rising Stars” in Hong Kong SAR by Managing IP IP STARS 2021. The distinction recognises the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners in private practice who contributed to the success of their firms and clients...

Deacons advised on the debut issue of green bonds by Guangzhou Metro
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

Deacons advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city...

CFPG advised on the debut issue of green bonds by Guangzhou Metro
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>CFPG advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Guotai Junan Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1.4 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons recognised in Women in Business Law Awards Asia 2021
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are proud to announce that our Financial Services Senior Associate Isabella Wong has won the “Finance Rising Star” at the Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Awards Asia 2021. The “Rising Star” category honours the brightest women lawyers as future leaders in their jurisdictions.</p> <p>Deacons is committed to embracing a diverse culture...

Deacons awarded “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” and “Investment Funds Law Firm of the Year” by ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2021
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are delighted to announce that we have been recognised as “Hong Kong Law Firm of the Year” while our Financial Services practice, headed by our Partner Jeremy Lam, has been awarded “Investment Funds Law Firm of the Year” by the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Hong Kong Law Awards 2021...

Deacons ranked Top Tier in all practice areas by MIP IP Stars 2021
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are pleased to announce that in addition to the “Patent Contentious”, “Patent Prosecution”, “Trade Mark Contentious” and “Trade Mark Prosecution” categories, Deacons’ Intellectual Property department has also been recognised as a Top Tier firm in the “Copyright &amp; Related Rights” category in Hong Kong SAR by Manag

Deacons achieves strong results in the 2022 rankings of IFLR1000
Deacons, September 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are pleased to announce that Deacons has once again achieved strong results in the 2022 rankings of International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR1000)...

Expert Guides recognises four Deacons’ lawyers as Rising Star
Deacons, August 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are delighted to announce that the 2021 edition of Euromoney’s Expert Guides has recognised four Deacons’ lawyers as Rising Stars:</p> <p><a href="people/stefano-mariani.html">Stefano Mariani</a>, Tax Partner: Tax, Trusts and Estates</p> <p><a href="people/loretta-lau...

Deacons ranked in Managing IP Stars for 2021 in both Hong Kong and China
Deacons, August 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are pleased to announce that our Intellectual Property department is ranked as a Top Tier firm in the “Patent Contentious”, “Patent Prosecution”, “Trade Mark Contentious” and “Trade Mark Prosecution” categories in Hong Kong by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP STARS for the fifth consecutive year...

Intellectual Property practice group partners named World Trademark Review’s Global Leaders 2021
Deacons, July 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Congratulations to Partners of Intellectual Property practice group Annie Tsoi, Charmaine Koo and Catherine Zheng – who have retained their positions in World Trademark Review (WTR)’s Global Leaders for Hong Kong (Private practice), and congratulations to Partner Patsy Lau who has been recognised for the first time in the ranking this year...

Deacons’ 170th anniversary video series: Moving with the times
Deacons, July 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>To celebrate Deacons’ 170<sup>th</sup> anniversary, Intellectual Property Partners and Co-Heads Annie Tsoi and Charmaine Koo, and Partner Catherine Zheng are featured in the “Moving with the times” video...

Deacons has once again topped the lists in IAM Patent 1000
Deacons, July 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the <em>IAM Patent 1000 </em>rankings for Hong Kong<em>...

Deacons Co-Head of Corporate Finance Group Ronny Chow appointed as member of the Listing Review Committee of the HKEX
Deacons, July 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Deacons’ Partner and Co-head of Corporate Finance Group Ronny Chow has been appointed as a member of the Listing Review Committee of the Main Board and GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.</p> <p>Ronny was nominated by the Listing Nominating Committee before the Board of the Exchange made the appointments (click <a href="https://www.hkex.com...

Deacons tops the 2021 Asia IP Trademark Survey rankings
Deacons, July 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p class="wordsection1">Deacons has once again topped the 2021 Asia IP Trademark Survey rankings, demonstrating our long-standing strength in the area...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Ronshine Service Holding Co., Ltd
Deacons, June 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Haitong International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Ronshine Service Holding Co., Ltd (Stock Code: 2207), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$704 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited
Deacons, June 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Essence Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 6616), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1,227 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons once again recognised in China Business Law Awards 2021
Deacons, June 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are delighted to announce that Deacons has once again been recognised by <em>China Business Law Journal </em>in the China Business Law Awards 2021 for the below categories:</p> <ul> <li>Best Overall Hong Kong Law Firms</li> <li>Asset Management</li> <li>Employment &amp; Labour</li> <li>IP (Patent)</li> <

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Landsea Green Life Service Company Limited
Deacons, June 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Deacons advises the sole sponsor Haitong International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Landsea Green Life Service Company Limited, seeking to raise up to HK$416  million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons bolsters corporate finance practice with new banking and finance partner hire
Deacons, June 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>Hong Kong – 7 June 2021 – Deacons, Hong Kong’s own world-class law firm, has strengthened its corporate finance practice with the hire of Erica Wong, an experienced banking and finance lawyer, as Partner.</p> <p>Erica joins Deacons from Ogier, where she focused her practice on complex cross-border banking and financing transactions...

Deacons' Financial Services Team Advises StormHarbour on the Launch of the First Umbrella Private Open-Ended Fund Company in Hong Kong
Deacons, August 2020
China

Deacons advises StormHarbour Securities (Hong Kong) Limited (StormHarbour) on the establishment and registration of the first umbrella private open-ended fund company (OFC) in Hong Kong, the StormHarbour Fund Services OFC...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of JiaXing Gas Group Co., Ltd.
Deacons, July 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the joint sponsors BOCOM International (Asia) Limited and LY Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board H-share IPO of JiaXing Gas Group Co., Ltd., seeking to raise up to approximately HK$400 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons has once gain been Recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2020
Deacons, June 2020
China

We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020...

Deacons' Financial Services team advised BEA Union Investment on the successful launch of the first unlisted public open-ended fund company in Hong Kong
Deacons, June 2020
China

Deacons’ Financial Services team advised BEA Union Investment (“BEA Union”) on the successful launch of the first public unlisted open-ended fund company (OFC) in Hong Kong. The fund launch follows the 2018 introduction of the OFC regime in Hong Kong, which provides an efficient platform for investment funds to be set up in company form...

Deacons ranked in Managing IP Stars for 2020 in both Hong Kong and China
Deacons, May 2020
United States of America

We are pleased to announce that our Intellectual Property department has been ranked again as a Top Tier firm by Managing IP (MIP) Stars for 2020 in both Hong Kong and China...

Deacons wins in China Business Law Awards 2020
Deacons, April 2020
United States of America

We are delighted to announce that Deacons has been recognised by China Business Law Journal in the annual China Business Law Awards 2020 for the following seven categories: Best Overall Law Firms (Hong Kong) IP (Trademark) IP (Patent) IP (Copyright) Asset management Construction & Infrastructure Media, Entert

Asters Collaborates with Deacons and Wins Stockholm Arbitration over Crypto Mining Equipment for ASK Technology Limited
Deacons, April 2020
China

Asters successfully represented ASK Technology Limited, a leading Hong Kong manufacturer of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering and AI, in a dispute with a Finnish company that was resolved in Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce...

Deacons' Financial Services team assists Shanxi Securities with the successful listing of its first Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons' Financial Services team has assisted Shanxi Securities International Asset Management Limited on the successful listing of its first exchange-traded fund (ETF)...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of MBV International Limited
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor South China Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of MBV International Limited...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Jianzhong Construction Development Limited
Deacons, March 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises Jianzhong Construction Development Limited on its Main Board IPO...

Deacons advises on the proposed privatisation of Wheelock and Company Limited
Deacons, February 2020
United States of America

Deacons is advising on the proposed privatisation of Wheelock and Company Limited (stock code: 00020) (Wheelock) announced on 27 February 2020. Wheelock is one of Hong Kong’s oldest listed property companies...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Jiu Zun Digital Interactive Entertainment Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, February 2020
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Lego Corporate Finance Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Jiu Zun Digital Interactive Entertainment Group Holdings Limited...

Deacons Wins China Business Law Journal ‘Deal of the Year 2019'
Deacons, February 2020
China

We are delighted to announce that Deacons has won the China Business Law Journal ‘Deal of the Year 2019’ award for the ‘People's Bank of China’s renminbi bill issuances in Hong Kong’ in the ‘Overseas Deals: Capital Markets’ category...

Deacons Ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (2020 Edition)
Deacons, February 2020
China

Deacons' Intellectual Property department is off to a strong start in 2020, winning two prestigious accolades in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000). Deacons has been ranked as a Gold Tier law firm for both ‘enforcement and litigation’, and ‘prosecution and strategy’...

Deacons wins 'Firm of the Year' for the Patent and Trademark category at Global IP Awards 2020
Deacons, February 2020
China

We are delighted to announce Deacons has been named Patent Firm of the Year and Trademark Firm of the Year in Hong Kong by the Global IP Awards 2020. This is the second year Deacons has received this award...

Deacons wins in 2019 Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community Firm of the Year awards
Deacons, January 2020
China

We are delighted to announce Deacons has been awarded multiple accolades in the 2019 Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community Firm of the Year awards. Each year, the In-House Community canvasses it’s 20,000+ in-house counsel members to ask, “Which law firms do you prefer to use?”, and more importantly “Why?”...

Long Hours and Domineering Management are Biggest Concerns for Hong Kong Employees
Deacons, January 2020
China

65% of employees cited long hours as their primary concern, with Generation Z singling out a lack of workplace diversity (65%) 81% of employees said strong corporate culture is one of the most important factors when deciding whether to join or stay at a company, with Generation Z viewing it as equally important as salary Introducing equal gender pay is seen as the top

Deacons achieves excellent rankings in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 guide
Deacons, January 2020
United States of America

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 rankings were recently released and once again Deacons has achieved a strong set of results across the board. Overall we are ranked in 18 practice areas in the Hong Kong and China chapters...

Deacons strengthens firm with three new strategic partner appointments
Deacons, January 2020
United States of America

Deacons, Hong Kong’s longest established and largest law firm, has strengthened the firm with three new partner appointments, effective from 1 January, 2020. All three partners were previously senior associates who have been promoted to the partnership...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Wenye Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Fortune Financial Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Wenye Group Holdings Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$203 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). This company is an established building decoration services provider based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Q P Group Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises Q P Group Holdings Limited on its Main Board IPO, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$193 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option). The company is an established paper product manufacturing and printing services provider headquartered in Hong Kong...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Wise Ally International Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor WAC Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Wise Ally International Holdings Limited. The company is an electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider offering full turnkey solutions with particular focus in consumer electronic products...

Deacons advises on the Main Board IPO of Kwan Yong Holdings Limited
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

Deacons advises the sole sponsor SPDB International Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Kwan Yong Holdings Limited. The company is a main contractor in the provision of building construction works in Singapore...

Deacons wins in 2019 Asia Women in Business Law Awards!
Deacons, December 2019
United States of America

We are delighted to announce Deacons has won the "Hong Kong Independent Firm of the Year" award at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019. This is the 6th consecutive year Deacons has been awarded this highly regarded accolade...

 

 


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