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We are looking for a Paralegal to join our Family practice team in Hong Kong!

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Permanent - Full Time


Hong Kong

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Job title: Paralegal 

Location: Hong Kong 

About WithersWorldwide

A law firm focused on people and collaboration.

For the past 125 years, Withers has supported some of the world's most remarkable people and organisations at defining moments in their lives.

We are the only international law firm focused on successful individuals and private capital, working closely with founders, investors and family offices. We also advise governments, charities, global brands and start-ups of all shapes and sizes.

Many of our clients are shaping the future and creating solutions to tackle many of the world's problems.  It makes for a fascinating and challenging practice. Our role is to get to know each individual client, find out where they want to be, and help them to get there – whether they are building a business, looking after their family, involved in a complex dispute or protecting their finances for the future. 

To meet their unique needs we are exceptionally collaborative, working together across teams and time zones. 

We are agile, focusing on strategy rather than rigid ideas and traditional hierarchy. It is a truly flexible working culture that puts people first.

Join us to be part of a team that is always looking to the future. Where initiative, big ideas and bold moves are always encouraged. Where you can truly be yourself.


What are we looking for?

We are looking to recruit an experienced paralegal to join the Withers Hong Kong's Dispute Resolution (Family) team. The role will at times be fast paced so you will need to be an efficient worker who can prioritise task and have great organisational skills.  

The ideal candidate will be technically capable, have a good working attitude and possess excellent communication skills.  Proficiency in Chinese writing is preferred. This position requires someone who is comfortable using their initiative, is a strong team player and is motivated to produce quality support to the Division.


Areas of focus and responsibilities

  • Preparing and drafting pleadings, affidavits, documents and correspondences  
  • Performing legal research
  • Compiling bundles for court hearings
  • Simple translation tasks 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive.  It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Candidates with prior experience in a law firm will be preferred
  • Able to comply with deadlines and meticulous
  • Good Command of English and Chinese will be an advantage
  • Proficient in PC skills (e.g. Word, Excel & etc.) and Chinese Word Processing


Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.


Equal Opportunities Employment Statement 

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.


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