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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

AML Officer

Assistant, Member Services

Communications and External Affairs Officer

Legal Researcher

Secretary, Member Services

Secretary to Assistant Director, Practitioners Affairs

 

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.*

AML OFFICER (Ref: AML/OFR)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, competent and suitably qualified persons to fill the position of AML Officer in the Standards and Development Department.

Job Duties:

Working in a regulatory organization in Hong Kong, you will:

  • assist in developing and documenting risk-based approach to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Counter-Terrorist Financing (CTF) reviews of law firms;
  • lead and manage review engagements from planning, risk assessment, fieldwork to reporting;
  • evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, identify areas for improvement and provide sound recommendations;
  • be expected to possess strong data analytics and excel skills;
  • monitor and analyse AML/CTF publications, trends, regulatory updates and changes;
  • maintain and update data submissions in a manual data repository system; and
  • assist with drafting AML/CTF policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) in banks, security firms in Hong Kong, Financial Crime Audit or Consulting;
  • Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Law, Statistics or Risk Management;
  • Solid experience in Financial Crime Compliance is essential;
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint and data analytics skills and good skills in MS Office;
  • Knowledge of AML/CTF laws and regulations, standards and market practices;
  • Experience in conducting FCC related reviews/audits and detailed knowledge of Client Due Diligence processes in particular;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential; and
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with high attention to detail.

 

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, 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 updating and posting information in the Law Society website, App, online registration systems and/or other 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 office working experience;
  • Proficiency in MS Office and 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.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.*

COMMUNICATIONS AND 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 preparing papers for committee meetings, drafting executive speeches, coordinating the production of promotional materials, news-monitoring, as well as providing support for media activities.   

Requirements:

  • A degree holder with 2 to 5 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 video conferencing platforms, 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.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.*

SECRETARY, MEMBER SERVICES (Ref: MS/SEC)

The Law Society seeks applications from enthusiastic, competent and suitably experienced person to fill the position of Secretary in the Member Services Department.

Applicants should have:

  • F.6 or above academic qualification, with formal secretarial training; degree holder is preferable;
  • At least 3 years solid secretarial experience in serving senior executives;
  • Good command of spoken and written English.  Knowledge in Putonghua;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese Word Processing;
  • Experience in preparing minutes of meeting is a definite advantage;
  • Should be organized and meticulous; and
  • Able to work under pressure. 

Preference would be given to candidate who is immediately available.

 

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.*

SECRETARY TO ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PRACTITIONERS AFFAIRS (Ref: PA/SEC)

The Law Society seeks applications from competent and suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Secretary in the Practitioners Affairs Department.

Applicants should have:

  • Matriculation or above with formal secretarial training, degree holder is preferred;
  • At least 3 years secretarial experience in serving senior executives;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese;
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese Word Processing.

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.*