Mayer Brown

Senior HR Advisor, Graduate Recruitment

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(7/7/2022 12:20 AM)
# of Positions
Pos. Category
Human Resources - Recruiting / Staffing
Office Location
Hong Kong
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time


Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 27 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.


We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.


An excellent opportunity for an experienced graduate recruiter to join a dynamic and result-oriented team. To support graduate recruitment activities in Asia, including promoting our gradate recruitment programs, developing our profile in the market and attracting the right talent to join the Firm.


  • Work closely with the Graduate Recruitment Partners on all graduate recruitment related matters, including advising on recruiting strategy, assessment tools, trainee solicitor performance and retention
  • Plan and execute promotion activities, including on campus workshops, open house events, HK Law Fair, UK Law Fairs; develop and maintain strong relationship with Law Schools, career advisors, relevant student associations in both UK and Hong Kong
  • Responsible for hiring interns, including screening applications, conducting assessments, interview scheduling, etc; system administrator for our graduate recruitment applicant tracking system
  • Manage our Internship programs in Hong Kong, including budgeting, events, practice group allocation, buddy allocation, performance evaluation and assessments for training contracts
  • Responsible for trainee solicitor seat rotation and manage secondment arrangements with our international offices
  • Work closely with the L&D team to support the development of our trainee solicitors during their two year training contract
  • Drive the internal newly qualified (NQ) solicitor recruitment process together with the Senior HR Manager, Recruitment and Graduate Recruitment Committee; ensure smooth transition from trainee to NQ
  • Responsible for on-boarding and off-boarding logistics of interns, students and trainees; keep in touch with our future trainees from point of offer to start of the training contract
  • Support our diversity and inclusion programs and continue to develop our widening access to the legal profession initiatives
  • Participate in global graduate recruitment initiatives and share best practice with colleagues in other offices
  • Other ad hoc projects as required

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • University graduate with minimum 5 year's relevant experience in sizeable / international organisations
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Organized, detail-minded, pro-active, self-motivated and independent
  • Professional and confidential demeanour
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications and recruitment systems


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