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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

Legal Researcher

Member Services Officer

Assistant, Member Services

Assistant, Registration

Assistant, Standards and Development

 

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.*

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.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.*

MEMBER SERVICES OFFICER (Ref: MS/OFF)

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

Job Duties:

  • 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 organize functions, activities and seminars/webinars;
  • To work with external parties including PR agencies and other service providers;
  • To assist in initiatives and projects identified and/or relevant to the Department (including IT related projects);
  • To assist in the implementation and operation of government funding schemes for the benefit of the profession/members;
  • 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 4 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.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, MEMBER SERVICES (Ref: MS/ASST)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, competent and suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Assistant in the Member Services Department. The position will be responsible for event support, data entry, filing, handling telephone enquiries, and providing general clerical support to the Member Services Department.

Job Duties:

  • To assist in the co-ordination of events, activities and seminars/webinars and provide onsite support;
  • To type, copy and distribute agenda, papers and minutes of meetings;
  • To assist in the operation of Helplines maintained by the Department and any work incidental thereto;
  • To coordinate in the production of Law Society publications;
  • To assist in the production of promotional materials including but not limited to digital media contents;
  • To assist in updating and posting information in the Law Society website, App, online registration systems and/or social media platforms; and
  • To handle secretarial and clerical duties as shall be delegated.

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications with a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
  • At least 1 year of office working experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Chinese Word Processing;
  • Basic video production skills is preferred;
  • 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 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*

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