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Business teams

Prepare to progress in a role where your impact on the business is always valued.

Top quality training and transferable skills, exciting opportunities across a collaborative international network, trusted relationships that last a lifetime – become part of the A&O family and you’ll work closely with the best talent in the legal sphere to help shape the future.

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Our departments

Finance

Finance

The work of our Finance team is a key to the success of our Singapore office. Our team has extensive experience and focuses on financial analysis, budget control, accounting and credit control.

Human Resources

Human Resources

We provide the full suite of HR services to our lawyers and staff. The team plays a critical role in the recruitment, management and retention of talent among both the lawyers and support staff at all levels.

Information Technology

Information Technology

Our Information Technology team keep us at the forefront of innovation and are relied on for their professionalism, efficacy and dedication. They also support the wider Asia Pacific region which means we need talented people to help us keep this valued infrastructure running smoothly 24/7.

Legal Professional Assistants

Legal Professional Assistants

The Legal Professional Assistant role is an increasingly sophisticated and demanding one. This team boasts extensive knowledge and expertise in a wide range administrative software systems and processes.

Business Development & Marketing

Business Development & Marketing

Our Business Development and Marketing team work alongside our legal staff and play an intrinsic role in enhancing our reputation and driving the business forward.

Library & Information

Library & Information

Our Library and Information team provides support in a variety of areas, including legal research, training and current awareness.

Paralegal

Paralegal

As a paralegal at Allen & Overy, you’ll play an instrumental role in the mechanics of the legal process and form an important part of the team - delivering a first-class service to our partners, associates and trainees.

Employee stories

Andrew To

IT Team Leader, Hong Kong

Jenny Chung

Jenny Chung

Office Manager, Hong Kong

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Working environment

It may be a cliché to suggest that Hong Kong lies at a crossroads for international business, but it is nonetheless true and our office here is an extremely important piece of the Allen & Overy jigsaw across Asia Pacific. We’re proud to service clients in every jurisdiction here in Asia Pacific and across the Globe.

Our Hong Kong office is a stimulating environment where work will be demanding yet enjoyable. Both our clients and lawyers at the firm have commented extensively on the friendly yet professional interactions they have with us. We also recognise that there is life beyond work and we’ll encourage you to pursue your interests and develop your skills both inside and outside of work.

Learning and development

We're passionate about providing top-quality training and development for all our people. Our aim is to constantly grow as a leading global law firm and our people are key to achieving this goal. That's why we invest in you – providing a career which is tailored to your skills and helping you achieve your goals. We aim to bring you opportunities you wouldn't find anywhere else – and to do this, we've created the A&O Support Academy.

Its aim is to provide our business teams globally with the leadership, management and business skills needed to succeed and reach their full potential. The programmes are delivered by a mix of internal and external facilitators, these programmes are specifically tailored to the every-day work reality and challenges of business teams at A&O.

The Academy can be joined at any point in your career, from foundation, through advanced and up to mastery level. Many of the programmes are offered on a regional basis to enable everyone globally to attend and network with their peers from other offices.

Benefits

We’ll equip you for the future, both yours and ours, whatever it may bring. That’s why we’re proud to offer one of the most competitive and innovative employment packages available in the market.

Health and wellbeing

In order to provide peace of mind to our people and their families, we provide insurance coverage including:

  • Global medical and dental insurance
  • Life assurance and permanent health insurance (for long-term disabilities)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Flexible working policies

We create and build trusted working relationships across an unrivalled international network and have several initiatives to help you achieve the necessary work/life balance.

  • Flexible working arrangement (“iFlex”)
  • Part-time working/ reduced or fixed working hours
  • Job sharing
  • To encourage our staff to engage in pro bono activities we provide two days’ paid leave per year for volunteering/community investment work.

Our locations

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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