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The Law Society of Hong Kong is the professional association which regulates and promotes the development of solicitors' practices.

 

Investigation Counsel

Assistant Director, Member Services

Assistant, Registration

Legal Researcher

 

INVESTIGATION COUNSEL (Ref: COM/IC)

The Law Society seeks applications from an enthusiastic and responsible solicitor to fill the position of Investigation Counsel in the Compliance Department. The appointee will be responsible for investigating complaints, conducting inspections against law firms and assisting Intervention Agents in the intervention of law firms.

Requirements:

  • More than 3 years' post-qualification experience;
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) and be able to prepare written reports in English;
  • Previous investigation experience will be an advantage;
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills, organized, highly efficient and independent.

 

Interested parties please send your full curriculum vitae stating the reference number, current and expected salary to the Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources, The Law Society of Hong Kong, 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong., or via email to recruit@hklawsoc.org.hkPlease mark “Private and Confidential” on the envelope.

*Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Law Society's personal data policies as set out in the Personal Information Collection Statement. A copy of the Statement can be obtained from Assistant Director, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0586. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF MEMBER SERVICES (Ref: ADMS)

The Law Society of Hong Kong invites applications from candidates with university degree and at least 5 years of working experience to fill the position of Assistant Director of Member Services.  Experience in legal/service industry will be an advantage.

Reporting to the Deputy Secretary General and Director of Member Services, the Assistant Director of Member Services will have the responsibilities of coordinating events, exhibitions, trips and functions for members of the Law Society; overseeing the members-related programmes; overseeing Law Society members’ publications and their related websites; assisting in the planning and execution of the Law Society’s members-related technological strategies and activities; preparing reports and articles on members’ functions; and acting as Secretary for the relevant committees.

Candidate should be proactive, innovative and insightful, have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (proficiency in Putonghua is preferred), as well as strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills.  Candidates with digital skills will be considered favorably. 

Interested parties should send their full curriculum vitae stating the reference number, current and expected salary to the Assistant Director, Administration & Human Resources, The Law Society of Hong Kong, 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong., or via email to recruit@hklawsoc.org.hk.  Please mark “Private and Confidential” on the envelope.

*Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Law Society’s personal data policies as set out in the Personal Information Collection Statement.  A copy of the Statement can be obtained from Assistant Director, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0586.  Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT, REGISTRATION (Ref: COM/REG/ASST)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, responsible person to fill the position of Assistant in the Registration Section of the Compliance Department. 

Job Duties:

  • To provide clerical support to the Registration Officers and Assistant Director, Registration;
  • To assist the Registration Officers in processing applications for admission, renewal of membership and practising certificates, registration of training contracts, registration of foreign lawyers and foreign law firms, and to prepare relevant reports;
  • To answer enquiries from the public and members;
  • To process and issue membership cards for solicitors, trainee solicitors, registered foreign lawyers and student members; and
  • To arrange dispatch of documents, maintain the relevant outgoing records and oversee the filing system

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications with good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, fluent in Putonghua preferred;
  • Minimum 1 year of clerical experience, those gained in the legal field is an advantage;
  • Good command of MS Office and Chinese Word Processing, proficient in Excel application is a must;
  • Good telephone manner;
  • A good team player, organized, hardworking and efficient; and
  • Immediately available is highly preferred.

 

Interested parties please send your full curriculum vitae stating the reference number, current and expected salary to the Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources, The Law Society of Hong Kong, 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong., or via email to recruit@hklawsoc.org.hkPlease mark “Private and Confidential” on the envelope.

*Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Law Society’s personal data policies as set out in the Personal Information Collection Statement.  A copy of the Statement can be obtained from Assistant Director of Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0586.  Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful*

LEGAL RESEARCHER (Ref: CEA/LR)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, competent and suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Legal Researcher in the Communications and External Affairs Department.

Reporting to the Director of Communications and External Affairs, the appointee will be responsible for searching, collating and processing research materials and information on legal topics, supporting the preparation of internal materials such as presentation materials by providing background search, figures and statistics and policy updates, performing other research-related duties or duties that warrant legal knowledge and taking care of applications by the Law Society for Government funding when necessary.

Requirements:

  • A degree holder, preferably in law, in particular in PRC law as a plus;
  • Minimum 5 years of legal research experience;
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including proficiency in Putonghua);
  • Good computer skills including MS Office and Chinese Word Processing; and
  • Be able to explore, identify, collect, synthesise and present up-to-date information from reliable sources in a timely, concise and organised manner.

 

Interested parties please send your full curriculum vitae stating the reference number, current and expected salary to the Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources, The Law Society of Hong Kong, 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong., or via email to recruit@hklawsoc.org.hkPlease mark “Private and Confidential” on the envelope.

*Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the Law Society's personal data policies as set out in the Personal Information Collection Statement. A copy of the Statement can be obtained from Assistant Director, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0586. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*