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

Head, Legal Policy and Research Department

Full-Time

Requirements


Head, Legal Policy and Research Department

We are looking for a candidate to develop the infrastructure, resources, processes and culture for legal research. The candidate will be responsible for developing and promoting legal initiatives to assist and support the legal profession including but not limited to assisting in research, review, revision and drafting of legislation, rules and Council’s practice directions concerning practice-related issues. The specific duties include:
  • Position the Law Society as a thought leader on professional and practice issues through publishing reports, articles, papers and proposals
  • Provide thought leadership on relevant legal and interdisciplinary developments in other jurisdictions 
  • 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 
  • Collaborate with foreign bar associations and educational institutions on knowledge initiatives that will benefit the Law Society’s members 
  • Working with other departments in a collaborative and consultative approach to achieve targets 
  • Produce regular publications to highlight the Law Society’s initiatives and significant legal developments in Singapore and elsewhere 
  • Identify, and encourage the adoption of, best practices in risk management and professional ethics by the legal profession 
  • Curate, draft and/or edit professional or practice management content in the Law Society’s publications 
  • Develop training materials and resource guides for members in the areas of risk management, professional ethics and professional skills

Requirements
  • A recognised bachelor’s law degree from a reputable university
  • At least 7 years of post-qualification experience, preferably in a Singapore law practice
  • Strong legal analytical skills with the ability to assimilate and evaluate new and complex information
  • Able to balance theoretical concepts with practical implementation
  • Interest to learn and develop new skills, knowledge and capabilities
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong language ability with demonstrated proficiency in writing and verbal communication skills and the ability to present information and arguments clearly and persuasively
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, whilst maintaining a high quality of work and attention to detail within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills, with high EQ
  • Highly ethical, discreet and able to maintain confidentiality

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.

Internship Programme

Internship

Requirements

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

We are looking for interns who will be tasked with assisting various departments in the daily operations. Besides administrative duties, interns will also have the opportunity to gain more insights into how the Law Society serves its members as well as the wider community. Through the programme, you will be part of a team that is committed to both your growth and development in the corporate world. Whether your interest is in Law, Finance, Information Technology or Events Management, you will be assigned a team leader who will guide you to kick start your future career.

These are the departments in the Law Society:

  • CEO Office
  • Compliance
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Cyber Security and Data Protection
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Productivity & Innovation
  • Legal Policy & Research
  • Membership & External Relations
  • Publications
  • Regulatory
  • Representation

Interns should also meet the following requirements:

  • Currently studying in a reputable university, polytechnic and other institutes of higher learning.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good team player and able to work effectively under minimum supervision
  • Able to commit for at least 3- 6 months full-time / part-time internship


To apply, please email your detailed resume, including your qualifications, to [email protected].

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Executive Officer, Finance Department

Full-Time

Requirements

Executive Officer, Finance Department


We are looking for a meticulous and committed individual to join the Finance department as an Executive Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the closing of accounts including the daily operations and administrative matters.

Responsibilities
  • Perform month-end closing with core responsibility in Accounts Payable including managing monthly budgeting tasks
  • Fixed assets management to reconcile with GL control
  • Prepare and maintain various schedules and reconciliation reports
  • Administer banking transactions including internet banking
  • Prepare GST filing and assist with General Ledger journals
  • Provide administrative/coordinating support to Committees
  • Provide support to annual statutory audit
  • Taking of meeting minutes and assist to prepare and/or edit meeting minutes, presentations and tables
  • Any other ad-hoc projects and responsibilities may be assigned, if need be, from time to time
Requirements
  • Diploma in Finance/ Accountancy or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Applications and experience in ACCPAC software will be an advantage
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented when following up on work tasks
  • Fast learner who is able to multi-task and work independently within tight deadlines
  • Team player with good verbal and written communication skills and organisational skills
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.

Paralegal, Regulatory Department

Full-Time

Requirements

Paralegal, Regulatory Department

We are looking for a candidate with a keen interest in regulatory work to assist the Regulatory department in carrying out its functions. The successful candidate will provide legal administrative support in administering the complaints processes, inquiries and mediation in accordance with the Legal Profession Act. The specific duties include:

  • Communicate effectively with Complainants and apprise them of the requirements under the LPA requirements
  • Assist in the administration of Legal Profession (Solicitors’ Accounts) Rules, including interventions into the client account of law practices and inspections and all other regulatory matters
  • Prepare all draft correspondence for regulatory matters including mandatory notices under the LPA, meeting agendas/ minutes/matters arising for all disciplinary matters/ committee work and regulatory matters for Council
  • Preparation and drafting of Annual Report for the respective Committees handled by Regulatory Department
  • Provide prompt and accurate information on disciplinary records upon receiving the request from both internal/external agencies
  • Provide prompt and accurate statistics on disciplinary matters for AGM as well as other requests from both internal/external agencies Ensure that files are opened in the Master File Register and disciplinary records are updated in CRM in a timely manner and ensure the integrity of date/information entered
  • Assist with the appointment, scheduling and administration of mediators and members of the Investigative Tribunal
  • Assist in preparing slides for seminars/presentations given by the Regulatory Department

Requirements

  • Diploma in Law/ Legal Studies
  • At least 1 year of working experience preferably in the litigation department of a Singapore law practice
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong language ability with demonstrated proficiency in writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, whilst maintaining a high quality of work and attention to detail within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills, with high EQ
  • Highly ethical, discreet and able to maintain confidentiality

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.

Executive Officer. Legal Productivity and Innovation Department

Full-Time

Requirements


Executive Officer, Legal Productivity and Innovation Department

We are looking for a candidate with a keen interest in innovative technology work including event and outreach programme. The successful candidate will assist to develop and implement innovative capability development initiatives to enhance the productivity and capabilities of our Singapore Law Practices (SLPs), including subsidy schemes, outreach programmes and training. The specific duties include:

  • Promote innovative legal technology and best practice management practices by working with external vendors through tech demo sessions and roadshows etc.
  • Work with government agencies to implement training and drive initiatives for our SLPs to address issues related to the future of the workforce as a result of digitalization and disruption within the legal sector
  • Analyse and evaluate members’ needs and initiate solutions to address them
  • Engage members to communicate LPI’s programmes effectively by utilising communication channels to maximise outreach and constantly exploring opportunities for ongoing publicity
  • Manage all claims and report tracking, collate and provide feedback for all schemes on an ongoing basis.
  • Assist in all activities relating to the Law Society’s role as a demand aggregator for relevant products and services

Requirements
  • A Degree in Business, Marketing and/or IT
  • At least 1 year of working experience
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong language ability with demonstrated proficiency in writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, whilst maintaining a high quality of work and attention to detail within tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and good team player with good administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong people management skills, with high EQ
  • Ability to negotiate and present information clearly and persuasively

    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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