Our business services teams work in a variety of areas, including Human Resources, Accounting, Marketing & Business Development, Information Technology, Facilities, Knowledge Management and Business Intake & Conflicts.

If you are energetic and talented, Mayer Brown may be an ideal fit for you. In addition to our competitive salary and benefits package tailored to each region, we offer plentiful opportunities and challenges that encourage you to grow professionally in our friendly, inclusive and supportive environment.

Everyone says that the people and the culture are the best things about working at Mayer Brown. Take a closer look at what we have to offer.

"Working at Mayer Brown has given me the opportunity to work with an incredible global team of professionals that inspire, motivate and make the job thoroughly enjoyable."

Rachel Sharpe, Senior BD Manager, Europe

 Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

Enhancing the Skills You Need to Succeed

Our learning and development ethos is simple: We are keen to build on existing talents and experience, for the benefit of both the business and the individual.

To help you grow professionally, continually improve individual and team performance, and deliver the best client service possible, we offer learning and development resources, including:

Training
We provide formal and informal training to enhance a broad set of skills—ranging from technical and business development to personal development and people management—through varied and engaging work experiences, onsite presentations, on-demand programs, multi-office workshops and self-learning options.

Coaching and Mentoring
We offer coaching and mentoring opportunities to provide valuable guidance as you progress in your career, supporting you in a broad range of areas such as identifying goals, managing transitions and communicating effectively.

"Being part of the Mayer Brown team has allowed me to expand my horizons beyond working just in the finance area. I've been given the opportunity to learn, perform and accept new responsibilities in other areas, such as operations. It's been extremely challenging and rewarding."

Simone Moczijdlower, Financial Director, Brazil


Diverse, Supportive and Inclusive

At Mayer Brown, we firmly believe that diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organization are critical to, and a natural result of, building a cohesive, successful law firm. Our goal is to create and maintain a diverse, supportive and inclusive work environment in which every member of the Mayer Brown team has an equal opportunity to succeed.

We recruit, develop and promote the highest caliber lawyers and business services staff and provide everyone with opportunities to realize their potential, regardless of race, religion, beliefs, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Not only does this make sound business sense and empower us to better serve clients who span the globe, it’s simply the right thing to do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is a hallmark of Mayer Brown's heritage and will help drive our future success.

"From project managing a global training program to one-to-one coaching, no single day is the same for me at Mayer Brown. The development of people is at the heart of the firm’s values which is what makes my job so varied and enjoyable. This, coupled with a genuine commitment to diversity, makes the firm stand out for me."

Iona Sinclair, Head of Learning & Development, London

Learn more about our diversity and inclusion initiatives.  

Working Together to Make a Difference

Mayer Brown’s strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is part of our culture, our professional lives and the way we do business. We are involved in a wide variety of initiatives ranging from employability programs that increase access to the world of work, to environmental projects, to pro bono activities.

Through our CSR program, we work to understand the needs and priorities of our local and global communities and how we can best assist by offering our skills, experience, time and philanthropic support. Working together, we ensure that we contribute when and where it is most appropriate and where our support can have the greatest impact.

Lawyers, business services staff and clients are all welcome to participate in our CSR program as we strive to make a difference in the lives of others.

Our CSR program has five main areas of focus:

Charitable Giving
Community Service
Diversity & Inclusion
Pro Bono
Sustainability

"Corporate Social Responsibility runs through Mayer Brown and is truly a part of your life at the firm. I work with our people across the firm and see firsthand the pride they have when they engage in our CSR program."

Heidi Newbigging, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

Learn more about our Corporate Social Responsibility program

 


Contacts

Americas

United States

Charlotte
Kenya Hoyte, Human Resources/Attorney Development & Recruitment Manager
T: +1 704 444 3554
F: +1 212 849 5719
khoyte@mayerbrown.com

Chicago
Lise Shellenback, Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter
T: +1 312 701 8587
F: +1 312 701 8800
lshellenback@mayerbrown.com

Houston
Lauren E. Murdock, Human Resources/Attorney Development & Recruitment Manager
T: +1 713 238 2678
F: +1 713 238 4636
lmurdock@mayerbrown.com

Los Angeles
Susan Woodward, Human Resources Manager
T: +1 213 229 9515
F: +1 213 576 8173
aswoodward@mayerbrown.com

New York
Patti Caffio, Human Resources Generalist
T: +1 212 506 2814
F: +1 212 849 5714
pcaffio@mayerbrown.com

Palo Alto
Angelique M. Shakespeare, Human Resources/Attorney Development & Recruitment Manager
T: +1 650 331 2058
ashakespeare@mayerbrown.com

Washington DC
Beth Davidson, Human Resources Manager
T: +1 202 263 3094
F: +1 202 835 2002
bdavidson@mayerbrown.com

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro
Barbara Patti Mansur, HR Coordinator
T: +55 21 2127 1735
bmansur@mayerbrown.com

São Paulo
Kalyani Madhusudanan Nagy, HR Coordinator
T: +55 11 2504 4642
knagy@mayerbrown.com


Mexico

Mexico City
Lauren E. Murdock, Human Resources/Attorney Development & Recruitment Manager
T: +1 713 238 2678
F: +1 713 238 4636
lmurdock@mayerbrown.com

Asia

Hong Kong

Carol Wong, Senior Human Resources Manager
T: +852 2843 2363
F: +852 2103 5922
asia.recruit@mayerbrown.com

Japan

Tokyo
Makiko Kobayashi, Office Manager
T: +81 3 4563 1421
Makiko.Kobayashi@mayerbrown.com

People's Republic of China

Beijing
Carol Wong, Senior Human Resources Manager
T: +852 2843 2363
F: +852 2103 5922
asia.recruit@mayerbrown.com

Shanghai
Carol Wong, Senior Human Resources Manager
T: +852 2843 2363
F: +852 2103 5922
asia.recruit@mayerbrown.com

Singapore

Belle Pannu, Office Manager
T: +65 6327 0231
Belle.pannu@mayerbrown.com

Thailand

Bangkok
Maythawee Sarathai, Partner
T: +66 2 108 8564
F: +66 2 108 1555
nattaya.knavong@mayerbrown.com

Vietnam

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
Lan Nguyen, Head of Operations and HR (Vietnam)
T: +84 28 3513-0330
F: +84 28 3822-8864
lan.nguyen@mayerbrown.com

Europe

Belgium

Brussels
Maria Galotchkina, Administrative Coordinator/HR Officer
T: +32 2 551 5960
F: +32 2 502 5421
mgalotchkina@mayerbrown.com

France

Paris
Jacqueline Volle, Director of Finance
T: +33 1 53 53 83 80
F: +33 1 53 96 03 83
jvolle@mayerbrown.com

Germany

Frankfurt and Düsseldorf
Alexandra König and Birgit von Selle
Human Resources
T: +49 (0)69 79 41 1212
F: +49 (0)69 79 41 100
career@mayerbrown.com

United Kingdom

London
Charlotte Davies, HR Manager - Recruitment
T: +44 (0)20 3130 8799
F: +44 (0)20 3130 8790
supportrecruitment@mayerbrown.com

Middle East

Dubai

Charlotte Davies, HR Manager - Recruitment
T: +44 (0)20 3130 8798
F: +44 (0)20 3130 8790
supportrecruitment@mayerbrown.com

Welcome to our employment section. Here you can view our current job openings and apply for positions online. Or, if you prefer, you can simply submit your resume for general consideration. Do you know somebody whom you feel would be interested in joining our team? Please refer him/her to us!

Mayer Brown is among the largest law practices in the world, with lawyers operating in major cities worldwide. Representing all types of clients -- from individuals, start-ups, and charitable organizations to large governmental entities, financial institutions, and multinational corporations -- our collaborative culture fosters a strong sense of unity.

Please refer to the links below for our opportunities.

United States

Mexico

In Brazil, Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown LLP offers clients access to a full service Brazilian domestic law practice. Tauil & Chequer has offices in Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Vitória.

For information on available opportunities in Brazil, please visit the Careers page on Tauil & Chequers Advogados' website.

Available Business Services positions are listed below. Interested parties may apply with full resume and salary details by contacting the appropriate office via e-mail, fax or post.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Reviewer

Responsibilities

  • Perform research to obtain client identification documents.
  • Review all client and matter due diligence information in C3 (the Firm's matter opening system) to ensure compliance with Practice Direction P - Guidelines on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Terrorist Financing.
  • Conduct and review politically exposed persons ("PEP") checks of new client individuals and beneficial owners.
  • Resolve sanction hits in Accelus.
  • Respond to call and email inquiries from the fee earners and secretaries regarding client identification requirements, assist with inquiries referred by the Client Due Diligence (CDD) Analyst.
  • Perform a risk assessment and assign a risk rating for new clients and matters in C3.
  • Send a daily email showing matters cleared for AML to the Compliance Lawyer, Head of Compliance and the Regional Manager of Risk Management Services.
  • Update and maintain client and internal standard forms and training material for Hong Kong and the regional offices.
  • Monthly statistic reporting to the Regional Manager of Risk Management Services and Head of Compliance for the result of the AML performance.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified, preferably in Law degree with minimum 2 years' relevant experience.
  • Compliance experience and good understanding of risks would be an advantage.
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong analytical, communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Word a must, experience with pdf documents useful.
  • High level of comfort working with a variety of IT software packages is required.
  • Self-starter, ability to use initiative and provide pro-active support to all staff.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good command of spoken English; Cantonese and Mandarin advantageous.
  • Ability to work efficiently and support the team. 

Director of Client Teams and Market Support (work location in Chicago, New York, Washington DC or London)
Responsibilities

  • Initial assessment and recommendations will cover the firm’s overall approach to key client relationships, including goal setting, metrics, support offerings, globalization, and financial and performance reporting. 
  • Communication and consensus building with client relationship partners will be required for successful implementation. The strategic plan and the firm’s approach to key clients should be designed with a regular review process to capture best practices and to adjust for developments.
  • Facilitates BD strategy development and deployment for client teams including opportunity identification, cross practice/geography connections and approach development working directly with client team leaders.
  • Manages day-to-day communications and operations and leads a team who produce who we know report updates, matter monitoring, news feed monitoring, intranet sites, and other team infrastructure working with BD support. 
  • Provides interface and works collaboratively with practice BD / marketing staff and the proposal function to ensure that lawyers receive strategic, integrated, high-quality support on business development initiatives and proposals targeting key clients.
  • Oversees and directs junior team members assigned to the client team program, contribute to the advancement of business development programs, and meet the day-to-day needs of the programs. Works to advance the skills and knowledge of the team and the overall quality of the support delivered to lawyers.
  • Oversees strategic market and client research and analysis (external and internal), and competitive intelligence-gathering functions and services, including staffing assignments and contract and retainer relationships.
  • In collaboration with numerous individuals, including client team leaders, develops and implements key client program initiatives, including a client satisfaction / client input program, lawyer training initiatives and other initiatives to enhance business development efforts.
  • In collaboration with numerous individuals, including client team leaders, provides direction, structure and support for key client and market program infrastructure, including the client team tool kit, client team intranet sites, news feeds, tracking procedures, communication channels and information sharing, InterAction development, etc.
  • Considers and recommends enhancements and efficiencies to the firm’s business development infrastructure.

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree required, in a marketing, business, research or communications related field. Graduate degree or law degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years demonstrated success in a marketing and/or business development-related position, either in the professional services arena (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, InterAction.
  • Demonstrated success in a marketing and/or business development-related position, either in the professional services arena (e.g., law, accounting, or consulting) or in a comparable position in the corporate, trade association, or academic sectors.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated good judgment, a team-first orientation, and stamina.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized, diligent, and follows through with commitments.
  • Strong presence; capable of engaging credibly and effectively with partners internationally.
  • Able to effectively manage numerous competing priorities.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Assertive, self-motivated and able to operate with limited day-to-day direction.
  • Lift up to 25 pounds. 

Head of Lateral Partner Recruitment - EMEA/Asia (work location in London)

The Head of Lateral Partner Recruitment – EMEA/Asia, will work closely with the Firm leadership team to strategically formulate and deliver lateral recruitment efforts to address needs with the most appropriate resources. The role will work closely with the Director of Lateral Partner Recruitment – Americas to lead the Firm’s lateral partner recruiting efforts on a global basis.

Responsibilities

  • Develops a strong and comprehensive understanding of the Firm's practices, brand, markets, global strategy, and lateral-hiring objectives.
  • Identifies individual and group candidates who will advance the Firm's lateral-hiring strategy.
  • Participates in initial meetings with candidates; be able to assess the candidate while describing the opportunity and the Firm's strategy effectively and persuasively.
  • Develops, maintains, and manages relationships with recruitment firms; negotiates fee proposals and service agreements.
  • Works closely with the sponsoring partner to select appropriate interviewers for each candidate and draft talking points for interviewers.
  • Supervises the arrangement of interviews, circulation of materials, briefing of interviewers, and collection of interview feedback.
  • Works closely with the HR/ADR team in each office to ensure the smooth running of all interviews.
  • Assists sponsoring partner with preparation of materials and offer packages for review by the Management Committee.
  • Works closely with the Firm's conflicts lawyers and sponsoring partners to assess potential client conflict issues.
  • Works closely with the Firm's due diligence providers and identify potential problems for further analysis and consideration by Firm management.
  • Works with sponsors and Firm management to ensure effective execution of integration plan for each hire.
  • Works closely with business-development team to prepare a press release and website bio for the candidate; participate in press outreach; coordinate candidate's arrival with BD team.
  • Provides regular reports to Firm management on (1) the lateral recruiting budget; (2) the performance of lateral hires; (3) market trends and activity; and (4) the candidate pipeline.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required; JD or MBA is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional recruitment experience in a client-service environment, including significant involvement with partner-level hiring.
  • Prior experience on both the law firm side and the agency side is preferred.
  • Ability to understand the Firm’s strategy, strengths, and objectives, and to identify candidates who will best serve those objectives.
  • Understanding of the markets in which the Firm operates; familiarity with the offerings of competing firms.
  • Ability to develop operational plans based on business objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish credible relationships with recruiters, candidates and at all levels within the Firm.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated problem-resolution and follow-through skills.
  • Effective team player.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and strict confidentiality.

Insurance Litigation Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Provide practical support to a team of Solicitors in our Insurance Litigation Department.
  • Assist in the provision of services to our clients, drafting documents and performing legal research.
  • Perform administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, etc.
  • Court attendances and site inspections may be required.

Requirements

  • University degree with exposure to legal academics.
  • Litigation paralegal experience in a sizable law firm is preferable.
  • Knowledge in Employee's Compensation and Personal Injury Insurance claims.
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a keen interest in Insurance litigation practice.
  • Hardworking, self-motivated and efficient, and able to work under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Good computer skills (especially MS Word & Excel).

Intellectual Property Executive

Responsibilities

  • Assisting with filing, prosecution and post-registration matters for trademarks in Hong Kong and internationally.
  • Conducting document review.
  • Conducting trademark and domain name searches.
  • Assisting with enforcement actions.
  • Drafting and preparing correspondence and legal documents.
  • Research on legal matters.

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a sizable law firm.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Fluent Mandarin is essential.
  • Strong initiative, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Determination to produce top quality work within deadline and under pressure.
  • High commitment, including readiness to work late at short notice if needed.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt. 

Learning & Development Supervisor

Responsibilities

  • Manage the coordination team of the Learning & Development Department and ensures the firm and its solicitors are compliant with their CPD and RME requirements.
  • Oversees the general logistics for CPD/RME and maintains the CPD/RME records.
  • Manage regional and global programs including IT rollouts, Risk Management seminar and other programs as requested.
  • Deal with the Law Society of Hong Kong regarding matters on CPD and RME on an operational level.
  • Coordinate with various departments in providing logistics support for training service.
  • Maintain annual learning calendar and learning database for internal and external training.
  • Compile learning evaluation and expense reports.
  • Assist in the Firm's Induction Programmes.
  • Attend to training service provided to external clients.
  • Ensure the Asia region is informed of training programs in a timely manner, including regular updates to the L&D intranet site.
  • Prepare regular reports on the activities of the L&D team for management reports.
  • Responsible for monitoring on line training of all staff.
  • Assist with LS paperwork for trainees and NQs.
  • Perform adhoc L&D projects as assigned.

Requirements

  • University graduate with at least 7 years of experience in people/skills co-ordination, preferably assisting in training logistics with professional firms and or running a conference or training centre.
  • Experience of working with the Law Society.
  • Meticulous and organized, with good planning and skills capable of working independently.
  • Service-oriented, proactive, and resourceful in solving problems for clients.
  • Good interpersonal skills with experience in dealing with senior management and consultants.
  • Excellent spoken and written English with proficiency in Putonghua an added advantage.
  • Hardworking and does not mind going an extra mile working in non-office hours when job requires.
  • Strong computer skills especially Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Positive and a good team-player.

Litigation Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Provide practical support to a team of Solicitors in our Litigation Department.
  • Assist in the provision of services to our clients, drafting documents and performing legal research.
  • Perform administrative duties such as filing, photocopying, etc.
  • Court attendances and site inspections may be required.

Requirements

  • University degree with exposure to legal academics.
  • Litigation paralegal experience in a sizable law firm is preferable.
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic with a keen interest in litigation practice.
  • Hardworking, self-motivated and efficient, and able to work under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong personal, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Good computer skills (especially MS Word & Excel).

Proposal Centre Manager

This is a newly created position which requires the individual to adopt both a strategic and hands-on approach to manage the high value and strategic pursuits of the firm in Asia.

Responsibilities

  • Complete high quality cross-practice pitches which reflect the Firm's capabilities in accordance to the requirements of the particular client. This entails review and verification of all RFP requirements, identification of the value proposition by talking to the lead partner(s), completion of proposal responses, and coordination of the approval and submission of the final proposal.
  • Work closely with Business Development Managers, Marketing team, and other support departments including Pricing & Legal Project Management, Legal Risk & Compliance, Finance & Accounts, etc. to seek inputs for tenders and RFPs.
  • Constantly look out for "best practice" in regards to pitching and drive changes in the Firm's pitching process where necessary.
  • Manage a part-time resource to maintain commonly-used content in the proposal assembly system and maintains information and statistics regarding the firm's pitching activity.
  • Participants and actively contributes to global proposal team and attends regular calls.

Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in Business, Marketing or a related discipline.
  • 5-10 years of experience in proposal writing and/or editing in a professional services or B2B environment; high potential candidates with less experience will be considered a Proposal Centre Executive role.
  • Persuasive English writing style; Chinese language skills is not required.
  • Proficiency in suite of PC applications.
  • A strong passion for running pitches and proposals.
  • Familiar with tendering and RFP processes.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Energy and stamina in high pressure-to-deliver work environment.

Regional IT Project Manager - Asia

Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the overall management of assigned projects through the Project Delivery Framework phases: initiate, plan, execute, and close.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the project brief, project plans, communications plans, project team status, executive status reports, project roles & responsibilities, and maintain the document repositories.
  • Accountable for coordinating project activities including establishing schedules, assigning tasks, monitoring, and resolving conflicts.
  • Accountable for the project Risk, Issue, and Change Management processes, analysis, reporting, and escalation.
  • Facilitate executive status meetings with the Business Sponsor and Steering Committee during which, the project progress will be reviewed, issues discussed for resolution, and raise any material changes to scope, budget, or schedule.
  • Provide regular status progress reports to Project Management Office to assist with the overall tracking and management of the Project Portfolio.
  • Program Management oversight including mentoring of staff in project management best practices

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing multiple projects at one time, some projects will be IT projects and some non-IT.
  • Responsible to work closely with the business functional areas, vendors, and other IT teams in defining project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, schedule, deliverables, and budgets; facilitate cross project coordination and communication.
  • Obtain stakeholder buy-in and proactively manage expectations throughout the project.
  • Responsible for vendor relationships throughout the project ensuring outsourced tasks meet contract expectations, firm standards, and are delivered on time.
  • Assist with the development of RFIs and RFPs as required to enable third party solutions and IT services.
  • Adhere to and promote PMO standard project management tools, procedures and best practices.
  • Responsible for the definition of project business requirements, analysis, and design; facilitate decision making sessions for project specific architecture, business strategy, operational processes, business processes, and organizational requirements.

Business Relationship Management

  • Meet with project stakeholders to clearly capture business requirements, critical milestones, and dependencies – may require travel to other offices.
  • Coordinate the creation and follow up of project related surveys and end-user communications that clearly explain technical concepts using non-technical language.
  • Provide the initial risk and compliance analysis the project may pose to the firm.
  • Act as a liaison between IT stakeholders to strengthen understanding of business-aligned goals.
  • Challenge the status quo.
  • Strong client-service orientation and skills.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years successfully managing IT projects from inception to completion, overseeing direct / indirect reports and vendors. 8+ years of IT experience.
  • Experience of delivering IT projects within Hong Kong, China and Singapore.
  • Legal industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Strong understanding of project management principles and methods; preferred current Project Management certification such as PMP, Prince 2, Master’s Certificate, CSM or other certification / degree in project management.
  • Agile and DevOps experience preferred.
  • Proficient with MS-Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project.
  • Proficient oral and written English as well as either Cantonese or Putonghua.

Performance Traits

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a keen level of attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, focused on delivery of deadlines and adherence of quality assurance procedures.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure; ability to handle multiple conflicting priorities.
  • Team awareness – recognizes and understands both personal and team dynamics and relationships; empathetic to stakeholder concerns; recognizes motivational issues and effectively influences more desirable outcomes or provides incentive as necessary.
  • Pragmatic and flexible in project management approach, tailoring their style to the needs of their projects, teams, and business partners.
  • Strong business analysis skills and strategic thinker; experience managing high risk projects.
  • Strong understanding of technology, architecture, development, and quality assurance.
  • Change Management experience with complex business transformational efforts.
  • Strong experience working with global teams; ability to adapt to different cultures.
  • High level of discretion, comfortable handling sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Good project planning and management skills.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and make insightful, timely decisions in complex situations.

Senior Accounts Officer

Responsibilities

  • Prepare client related reports and analysis.
  • Assist in working capital management (including unbilled work in progress, unpaid debts and trust monies) of Hong Kong and regional offices.
  • Coordinate with the relevant local and global teams to accomplish the required tasks.
  • Explore opportunity on improving work procedures.

Requirements

  • University graduate in Accountancy or other relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in MNC, law firm experience in handling client related reporting is an advantage.
  • Good team player, self-initiated with “can do” attitude, mature with good interpersonal skills and well organized with analytical mind.
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin).
  • Good command of computer systems and MS Excel.

Senior Accounts Officer / Accounts Officer

Responsibilities

  • Handle checking and processing of accounts payable and payment.
  • Prepare cash flow forecast on a timely basis to ensure the adequacy of funding for meeting day-to-day payment request.
  • Handle month-end closing and involve in preparing monthly management analysis.
  • Assist in reconciliation of intercompany transactions and balances.
  • Coordinate with overseas affiliate to prepare regular reports, analysis and budget.
  • Report to Assistant Accounting Manager and above of Finance & Accounts Department.
  • Improve work efficiency and financially control environment.
  • Participate in various project assignments

Requirements

  • University graduate in Accountancy or related discipline.
  • Minimum 6 years experience in MNC environment (preferably from a legal or professional services industry).
  • Handle full set of books.
  • Self-initiated, well organized with attention to details and hard working.
  • Strong communication skill with good command of spoken Mandarin & written English and Chinese.
  • Good team player and able to work independently under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in relevant computer capabilities and applications e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Prior experience in auditing is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in Aderant/CMS is an advantage.

Service Desk Analyst (Asia)

Responsibilities

  • Manage all incoming incidents and service requests in accordance with standard procedures.
  • Deliver support services in accordance with internal service level expectations and ensure that customer expectations are set and consistently met or exceeded.
  • Provide proactive incident management across all global queues for regional tickets.
  • Escalate problems based on trend analysis to the Problem Management process and act as a technical resources for escalated problems.
  • Operates within and makes suggestions for improving service desk standards and guidelines.
  • Develop a sound understanding of IT operations and related applications and IT systems as well as business related processes and procedures.
  • Define, document and maintain relevant service desk processes including all relevant communication activities.
  • Adhere to all IT and user quality assurance practices/processes.
  • Provide advanced remote access support and ad-hoc support for non-standard personal and/or remote access devices.
  • Accurately maintain all relevant applications support documentation including the on-line knowledge base.
  • Undertake regular service activities (audit/leavers/joiners) to ensure timely completion.
  • Participate in a good proactive working relationship between your team and other teams within the IT department and the users.
  • Deliver proactive communications via recognized channels (email, Yammer, What's New).
  • Work overtime or hours other than those normally scheduled whenever the Firm deems necessary.
  • Assist in other area's in IT when needed and perform other duties as directed.
  • Provide localised Deskside Support for the 90 users in the office including: desk moves, new staff set up, hardware equipment replacement

Requirements

  • 2 years experience as a Service Desk analyst in a professional services environment. Law firms experience is an advantage.
  • Professional Certification and/or experience (e.g. Microsoft Office Specialist) preferred.
  • Associates Degree in related field is preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory as they relate to Service Desk work.
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Operating systems (Win 7/Win10).
  • Advanced support capabilities in MS Office 2007/2016 Applications including Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Advanced knowledge of document management systems and e-filing processes.
  • Advanced support capabilities for other non-standard legal applications e.g. Intapp Time, Workshare, DMS/Filesite.
  • In depth knowledge of remote access technologies (i.e. Citrix).
  • Knowledge of the ITIL environment and process essentials (e.g incident and problem).
  • Knowledge of smartphones, OS, settings and configuration.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Excellent customer service skills with a focus on being friendly and patient. 

Transaction Officer

Responsibilities

  • Assist with finance transactional documents, registration, distribution and other document management tasks.
  • Assist with sale and purchase transactions.
  • Liaise with insurers, charterer and other transaction parties.
  • Manage timeline for each transaction/project and ensure smooth operation of the transaction/project

Requirements

  • University graduate with 3 years’ legal secretarial experience from well-regarded law firms.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese; fluency in Putonghua is an asset.
  • Excellent PC skills in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Attention to details and ability to work under pressure.
  • A team member with “can-do” attitude.

Transaction Officer - Finance

Responsibilities

  • Assist with finance transactional documents, registration, distribution and other document management tasks.
  • Assist with sale and purchase transactions.
  • Liaise with transaction parties.
  • Manage timeline for each transaction/project and ensure smooth operation of the transaction/project

Requirements

  • University graduate with 2 years’ experience from well-regarded law firms; or with 1 year experience in a support role in finance.
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese; fluency in Putonghua is an asset.
  • Excellent PC skills in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • A team member with “can-do” attitude.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment-related purposes.

At Mayer Brown, we understand that our people are our greatest asset. Attractive salary, fringe benefits and excellent career development opportunities will be offered to the right candidates.

Please apply with full resume by e-mail to asia.recruit@mayerbrown.com

PERSONAL DATA PRIVACY INFORMATION

Applicants for employment are required to provide the Firm with data about themselves ("Personal Data") to enable the Firm to assess his/her suitability for the position applied for and to decide the compensation and benefit package to selected applicants. Failure to provide Personal Data will result in the Firm being unable to process his/her application. Personal Data held by the Firm will be kept confidential but the Firm may transfer such data to any of the Mayer Brown Practices (which may be updated from time to time) and/or third parties performing services for the Firm, on a confidential basis and solely for the Firm's use and benefit in accordance with our Privacy Policy. It is the Firm's policy to retain Personal Data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purpose for a period of six months. You may re-apply any time after six months. Please contact our Regional General Counsel (Asia) at 16th-19th Floors, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, for your right to access or correct your Personal Data retained by the Firm or for any other queries about this Statement or our Privacy Policy.

Belgium

We are always looking for lawyers, at all levels, who consider they can contribute to and benefit from being part of the team.

There are currently no vacancies.

If you have any questions or for further information please email Maria Galotchkina.

 

France

Mayer Brown has been advising locally based and international clients in France for the last four decades. Our Paris office brings together an intimate knowledge of the French corporate environment with the resources and experience of a major worldwide law practice to provide highly focused advice on domestic and cross-border transactions of all kinds.

For recruiting information for the Paris office, please contact: PAR-recrutement@mayerbrown.com.

 

Germany

Are you seeking a challenge in a global law firm operating in major cities worldwide? We are looking forward to receiving your application. To apply for any of these positions, please send your full application stating your desired location to our Human Resources Department.

 

United Kingdom

We are continually looking for talented business services professionals to join our London office. Please search our vacancies using the link below.

Current Opportunities

Mayer Brown’s Dubai office provides on-the-ground legal counsel to clients across a broad spectrum of industries and geographies on various inbound and outbound Middle East matters, including a wide range of intraregional matters.