Firm Profile

Complementing the world-class services of international law firm Pinsent Masons, Vario is a freelance legal provider, building flexible legal solutions tailored to specific requirements. At Vario, we combine the expertise of a leading law firm with the lean, people-centric mentality of a 21st-century freelance community. Vario was created to meet our clients’ need for a new type of legal service, perfectly complementing the established law firm model.

Vario supplies clients with freelance legal talent, for specific periods of time. The lawyers are available at short notice and able to support project work, seasonal demands, workforce gaps or skills shortages.


We have the power and resources of Pinsent Masons behind us

We are an integral part of international law firm Pinsent Masons, enabling you to take advantage of the firm’s scale and infrastructure, whilst maintaining flexibility. Our Varios are fully briefed and supported by Pinsent Masons, leveraging the UK based firm’s Partners, CPD training, knowledge systems, professional support lawyer network, library and research teams.


We recognise that technical expertise is only half of the story

We’re unapologetically selective, only accepting Pinsent Masons’ calibre people into the Vario community. Our legal professionals are handpicked, highly skilled and cover broad legal expertise. Uniquely, alongside technical proficiency we use a team of business psychologists to assess personal behaviours, to ensure the best fit for your organisation and that the Vario is suited to life as a freelancer.


We use our size to your advantage

Vario’s bench of legal professionals is 775 strong, split across 14 countries and covering a vast array of skills and sectors at all levels. The Vario model provides versatile and cost-effective legal resources deployed on a project-by-project basis in response to specific requirements. We remove the stress of recruitment, guaranteeing a top-quality legal professional who will impact your business from day one.


Vario from Pinsent Masons (HK) Ltd

Address: 50th Floor Central Plaza 18 Harbour Road Wan Chai Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2294 3454



Contact: Kirsty Dougan – Managing Director – Vario Asia

Number of employees: 33, with five based in Asia

Offices in Asia: Two

Year Established: Vario from Pinsent Masons established 2013, Vario from Pinsent Masons (HK) Ltd established 2019

Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Cantonese

Main Practice Areas: Financial Services, TMT, Energy, Construction, Consumer Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Leisure

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