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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, Compliance

Communications & External Affairs Officer

Monitoring Accountant

 

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 should send your 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, COMPLIANCE (Ref: COM/ASST)

The Law Society seeks applications from an enthusiastic and responsible person to fill the position of Assistant in the Compliance Department. 

Job Duties:

  • To perform secretarial and clerical support to Investigation Counsel (“IC”);
  • To assist the IC to handle complaints and answer enquiries from the public and members;
  • To collate documents and assist the IC to prepare relevant reports;
  • To prepare draft correspondence (including memorandum and letters), keep relevant outgoing records and maintain proper filing both physically and digitally;
  • To fill in forms for conducting land searches, company searches, bankruptcy searches and death searches, etc.

Requirements:

  • F.6 or above with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • At least 1 year secretarial/clerical working experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Chinese Word Processing;
  • Good telephone manner; and
  • Immediate availability is preferable.

 

Interested parties should send your full curriculum vitae stating the reference number, current and expected salary to the Assistant Director of 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.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 of Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0586.  Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful*

COMMUNICATIONS & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OFFICER (Ref: CEA/OFR)

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

The appointee will be responsible for supporting the communications and external affairs function of the Law Society. This includes assisting in the organization of publicity, local events, and activities outside Hong Kong to promote Hong Kong’s legal services and enhancing the corporate image of the Law Society. The appointee will also assist in news-monitoring, prepare daily news summaries, draft executive speeches, coordinate the production of promotional materials, prepare papers for committee meetings, as well as provide support for media activities. 

Requirements:

  • A degree holder with 2 to 3 years of experience in similar capacity;
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, including proficiency in Putonghua; 
  • Independent, strong communication skills, and able to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office and Chinese Word Processing; 
  • Travelling may be required; 
  • Experience in event management will be an advantage; 
  • Knowledge in using Zoom, Photoshop and other graphic design software will be an advantage; 
  • Immediate availability is preferable.

 

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.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 of Administration and Human Resources by calling 2846 0586.  Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

MONITORING ACCOUNTANT (Ref: COM/MA)

The Law Society wishes to recruit an enthusiastic and responsible accountant to fill the position of Monitoring Accountant in the Compliance Department.

The primary duties of the Monitoring Accountant, who will report to the Assistant Director, Conduct, will be:

  • to visit law firms to conduct inspections into their accounting procedures to ensure compliance with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules;
  • to provide assistance to statutory Inspectors appointed by the Council in conducting inspections;
  • to give seminars to lawyers and law firms’ accounting staff; and 
  • to provide assistance in statutory interventions.

 

The successful applicant must have:-

  • two years’ post-qualification experience as a certified public accountant;
  • good command of written and spoken English and be able to prepare written reports and give oral presentations in English;
  • computer knowledge with good skills in MS Office; and
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills, organized, efficient and independent.

 

Applicants with a working knowledge of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and experience in the preparation of reports under the Accountant’s Report Rules are 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.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 of Administration and Human Resources by calling 2846 0586.  Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*