Deacons was awarded "International Law Firm of the Year" in the practice area of Intellectual Property at the Chambers China Award 2012.
Deacons was awarded "IP Law Firm of the Year in Hong Kong Award 2012" and "Entertainment Law Firm of the Year in Hong Kong Award 2012" by Global Law Experts.
Deacons received '2011 Leading Intellectual Property & Trade Marks Law Firm of the Year - Hong Kong' by InterContinental Finance Magazine.
Deacons received Hong Kong 'Law Firm of the Year 2011' awards by ASIAN-MENA Counsel for Intellectual Property.
Deacons was the only firm in Hong Kong to be ranked Tier 1 in all five categories in the 2012 IP Handbook published by the UK based journal Managing Intellectual Property. Deacons was ranked Tier 1 for each of Copyright, Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trade Mark Contentious and Trade Market Prosecution.
Deacons was awarded 'Hong Kong Firm of the Year' (2007-2011) in the Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards.
Since 2002, Deacons has been securing tier one rankings in the Managing Intellectual Property (a Euromoney publication) global surveys. From 2008 to 2011, Deacons is the only Hong Kong firm recognised in the Managing Intellectual Property global surveys as a Tier 1 firm in all 5 areas of Hong Kong IP work, namely trade marks prosecution, trade marks contentious, patents prosecution, patents contentious, and copyright.
In 2009, Deacons was awarded 'Trade Marks Law Firm of the Year' in the ACQLAW Awards .
Deacons was ranked as a leading patent firm in Hong Kong in the '2011 Asia IP Patent Survey'.
In 2010, Deacons' IP Department was recognised as Tier 1 by the '2010 Asia IP Trademark Survey'.
Deacons has been ranked as a leading law firm in the area of Intellectual Property in Hong Kong by Chambers Asia (2007-2012 editions); Asia-wide (2010-2012 editions).
Deacons' Intellectual Property Group has been ranked first-tier in the area of Intellectual Property Group for the past thirteen years in Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2000-2013 editions).
Deacons' has been ranked Highly Recommended in the area of Intellectual Property by PLC Which Lawyer? (2002-2011 editions).
In 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, Deacons won the top Hong Kong Government award for electronic filing. In 2009 and 2010, Deacons ranked top in top e-filers of all e-transactions, recognising Deacons as the pioneer and largest e-filing firm in Hong Kong.