ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF PRACTITIONERS AFFAIRS

Job level Middle
Education
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Legal Services
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Legal & Compliance
Legal / Professional Services > Lawyer / Legal Services
Legal / Professional Services > Others
Published On 26/11/2016
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced person to fill the post of Assistant Director in the Practitioners Affairs Department.

Reporting to the Director of Practitioners Affairs, the Assistant Director assists and attends upon various specialist committees of the Law Society to review legislative proposals, conduct researches, and prepare reports and submissions. The Assistant Director works with experienced practitioners to consider and to discuss a wide range of challenging and interesting legal issues. He or she would also have to liaise with various external bodies such as the Administration, the Judiciary and the Legislature.

The applicant must be able to demonstrate :
•extensive experience of law practice in Hong Kong, including conveyancing practice and procedure. Experience in project conveyancing is an advantage.
•knowledge and understanding of legislative process and policy formulation.
•strong communication and analytical skills.
•excellent standard of written and spoken English and Chinese.

As a guide the applicant should have not less than 5 years post qualification experience. Research experience is preferred.

Applicants for the post should submit an application in writing addressing the above criteria and should also include a full curriculum vitae together with current and expected salary to Assistant Director, Administration and Human Resources, The Law Society of Hong Kong, 3/F, Wing On House, 71 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong not later than Monday, 19 December 2016. Please mark “Private & 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 the Assistant Director, Administration & Human Resources by calling 2846-0586. Applicants not invited for interview within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.