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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, Communications and External Affairs

Assistant, Compliance (Ref: COM/ASST)

Assistant, Compliance (Ref: COM/IC/ASST)

Assistant, Registration

Assistant, Standards and Development

Assistant Director, Member Services

Research Assistant

Senior Member Services Officer

Temporary Registration Officer

 

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 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT, COMMUNICATIONS AND EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (Ref: CEA/ASST)

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

The appointee will be responsible for providing support to the Director of Communications and External Affairs in:

  • Coordinating travel arrangement for Law Society representatives including bookings of flight, hotel accommodation and airport transfer services;
  • Handling administrative duties including meeting coordination, preparing correspondence and papers and coordination of meetings;
  • Updating and maintaining record of all expenses incurred under the Communications and External Affairs Department;
  • Updating and maintaining the Department’s filing registry;
  • Coordinating the production of corporate and promotional materials;
  • Managing the Department’s inventory of corporate souvenirs, corporate brochures and related materials; and
  • Special projects such as Law Week, Teen Talk, Opening of the Legal Year, annual receptions, regional and international conferences.

Requirements:

  • F.6 or above with at least 1 year’s working experience;
  • Experience in secretarial/ clerical work will be an advantage;
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including proficiency in Putonghua);
  • Good computer skills including MS Office and Chinese Word Processing;
  • Experience in online meeting platforms will be an advantage;
  • Good telephone manner;
  • Independent, meticulous, courteous and able to work efficiently to meet tight deadlines or work outside normal office hours as and when required; and 
  • 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.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 0500. 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 Monitoring Accountants (“MAs”);
  • To collate documents and assist the MAs to prepare relevant reports;
  • To assist the MAs to prepare draft correspondence (including letters and emails) and maintain proper filing of documents both physically and digitally.

Requirements:

  • Form 5 / HKDSE or above (or equivalent qualification) with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • Accounting or relevant field studies preferred with basic knowledge of principles of accounts; 
  • Welcome candidates with bookkeeping and accounting related experience; 
  • At least 1 year secretarial/clerical working experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Chinese Word Processing;
  • Good communication manner; and 
  • 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT, COMPLIANCE (Ref: COM/IC/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; and 
  • 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 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. 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.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 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT, STANDARDS AND DEVELOPMENT (Ref: S&D/ASST)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, responsible person to fill the position of Assistant in the Standards and Development Department.

Job Duties:

  • To assist in the administration of the training programmes of the Law Society; 
  • To be responsible for the logistics of training courses, organisation of conferences, assessments, professional examinations and other activities;
  • To assist in accreditation of courses; and
  • To handle enquiries from members, course registrants, course providers, and examination candidates.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications with good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • 1 year working experience is preferred but fresh graduates will also be considered; 
  • Proficiency in MS Office & Chinese Word Processing;
  • Good telephone manners; and
  • Immediate availability is 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, MEMBER SERVICES (Ref: ADMS)

The Law Society of Hong Kong invites applications from candidates with university degree and at least 8 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 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 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

RESEARCH ASSISTANT (Ref: PA/RASST)

The Law Society seeks applications to fill the position of Research Assistant in the Practitioners Affairs Department.  The Research Assistant is to work with a team and to assist among others the Research Officer and the Dispute Resolution Coordinator in the discharge of their day-to-day work responsibilities.

Job Duties include:

  • Assisting with legal and policy researches on law-related matters including constitutional affairs, human rights issues, sports/e-sports law, mediation, arbitration, alternative dispute resolutions as well as legal practices and law reforms;
  • Drafting speeches and preparing presentation materials;
  • Preparing case digests and drafting discussion papers;
  • Maintaining and updating databases on legal cases and authorities;
  • Assisting with the committee businesses such as organizing trainings and events for the Law Society; and
  • Handling simple enquiries including those on alternative dispute resolutions.

Requirements:

  • University Graduate (preferably having taken subjects on or related to law, social sciences, sociology, journalism or humanities) with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • Speech writing and research experience;
  • At least 2 years’ working experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Chinese Word Processing;
  • Good telephone manners; and
  • Good sense in current affairs and issues.

Candidates who are immediately available 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.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 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

SENIOR MEMBER SERVICES OFFICER (Ref: MS/SO)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic and responsible person to fill the challenging position of Senior Officer in Member Services Department.

Job Duties:

  • To assist in the organization of functions and activities, classes, seminars, webinars, receptions and other functions of the Department;
  • To work with external parties including PR agencies and other service providers;
  • To assist in the development of new mobile app(s) and/or other solutions as shall be identified;
  • To assist in initiatives and projects identified and/or relevant to the Department (including IT related projects);
  • To assist in the application and operation of government funding schemes for the benefit of the profession/members;
  • To arrange and participate in meetings of committees and working parties; draft agenda, papers and minutes and perform work incidental thereto;
  • To prepare budgets, reports and proposals;
  • To handle phone calls from members and public; and
  • To assist the Department in providing services to and advancing interests of its members.

Requirements:

  • A degree holder with at least 6 years' experience in event management;
  • Additional experience in customer service is an advantage;
  • Independent and a good team player; strong communication skills and able to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • Proficiency in computer skills including MS Office and Chinese Word Processing;
  • Travelling may be required; and
  • Immediate availability is 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*

Temporary Registration Officer (1-year contract) (Ref: COM/REG/TOFR)

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

Job Duties:

  • To handle the renewal applications for practising certificates and membership;
  • To handle the registration applications of foreign firm and foreign lawyer; 
  • To handle the renewal applications of registration for foreign firm and foreign lawyer;
  • To handle the registration applications of trainee solicitor contracts;
  • To handle the applications for admission as solicitors by trainee solicitors and overseas lawyers;
  • To deal with matters in relation to admission of solicitors;
  • To establish and maintain proper records of members and firms in the membership database;
  • To handle enquiries and matters in relation to admission and registration;
  • To assist in the publication of the Law List; and
  • To assist with ad-hoc projects.

Requirements:

  • Tertiary education with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • 4 years of relevant experience, experience in the legal field is an advantage;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Chinese Word Processing;
  • Good telephone manner; 
  • A good team player, organized and hardworking; 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, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846 0500. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.*