Law Society Careers

Law Society Careers

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The Law Society of Singapore occasionally has job vacancies which we will post here and suitable candidates are welcome to apply. Read more about the Law Society here.

Available Opportunities

Senior Executive Officer, Legal Research and Development

Full-Time

Requirements

SENIOR EXECUTIVE OFFICER, LEGAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT


We are looking for a candidate with a keen interest in the future of the legal profession and cutting-edge developments in legal practice, such as the legal, ethical and regulatory impact of emerging and new technologies on lawyers and law practices.

The candidate will be required to support the work of Council of the Law Society and the Legal Research and Development Department. The role includes preparing written papers and reports on legal policy issues, studying and researching trends relevant to the legal profession and developing thought leadership content and resources for members. The specific duties include:

  • Position the Law Society as a thought leader on professional and practice issues through publishing reports, articles, papers and proposals;
  • Study and publish trends affecting the future of the legal profession;
  • Adopt data-driven approaches towards monitoring trends affecting the legal profession in Singapore and elsewhere;
  • Support the Advisory Committee in providing guidances to lawyers and publishing digests on professional ethics;
  • Manage and produce content to support the department’s Legal Profession Research Portal;
  • Prepare research reports for Council on issues affecting the legal profession;
  • Develop training materials and resource guides for members in the areas of risk management, professional ethics and professional skills; and
  • Support the department’s internal compliance functions.

Requirements
  • A recognized bachelor’s law degree from a reputable university
  • At least 3 – 5 years of post-qualification experience
  • Strong legal analytical skills with the ability to assimilate and evaluate new or complex information
  • Good writing, drafting and communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and work independently within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organizational skills
  • Interest to learn and develop new skills, knowledge and capabilities


To apply, please email your detailed resume including your qualifications and expected salary to [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Assistant Manager/ Manager, PDPA & Contract Management

Full-Time

Requirements

ASSISTANT MANAGER/ MANAGER, PDPA & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT


We are looking for a candidate with
experience in contracts management to assist the Law Society in reviewing, drafting and negotiating of all contracts. The candidate will also be designated as the organisation’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee the data protection responsibilities within the organisation and ensure compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

The specific duties of the candidate include:

Responsibilities

  • Review Law Society’s contracts;
  • Provide legal advice on a wide range of matters;
  • Provide secretarial support to certain Law Society’s committees, including taking of minutes for committee meetings and following up on outstanding matters;
  • Ensure compliance with the PDPA through developing, implementing and enforcing policies and processes for handling personal data of Law Society members;
  • Foster a data protection culture among Law Society employees by conducting scheduled training for employees and dispensing PDPA advice;
  • Manage personal data protection related queries and complaints;
  • Alert management to any risks that might arise with regard to personal data;
  • Liaise with the PDPC on data protection matters, if necessary; and
  • Work with external legal advisors for PDPA related matters, if necessary.

  

Requirements

  • A recognized bachelor’s law degree from a reputable university
  • At least 5 years of post-qualification experience
  • Strong legal analytical skills with the ability to assimilate and evaluate new or complex information
  • Good writing, drafting and communication skills
  • Able to multi-task and work independently within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organizational skills
  • Interest to learn and develop new skills, knowledge and capabilities

To apply, please email your detailed resume, including your qualifications and expected salary to [email protected]


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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